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Processing at an Inconvenient Time

Today we watched this in class. I’ve read the poem several times, but it ended when their bones tell them to write. But when it continues…tears. 29 more words

Depression

Hyper-masculine, Patriarchal, Anti-Feminist Rhetoric?

After listening to this and reading to some of the comments, I feel the need to share. While every thought found in this poetic expression does not resonate for me, and isn’t quite harmonious with my views, I have noticed that a major reaction to this comes from an expression of our current cultural rhetoric used to slap the father on the hand and say, “Bad dad. 1,273 more words

Fierce Concepts

WPS 2014 Bout #2 Video!

Here’s some video performances from the four poets who qualified in February!

Be sure to check out all the wonderful poets from this bout and many more on our YouTube page!

Winnipeg Poetry Slam

Writing Back

There is a science to it, an art, a process. The architecture is concrete, is absolute. Men drill holes and fill the Earth with glue and weight, bearing down, pressing out until everything inside is hard and buried. 587 more words

Cixous - Poetic Ramblings

Monday Poems: Today Means Amen

It has been a while since I published a Monday Poem and it has been a while since I wrote here. It has been bad and so personal that writing about it here makes me feel guilty and ashamed. 478 more words

Blogging

Change of Course

The change of course
A moment of uncertainty
When life happens
I do not quite capture it
I will, in the future, rewind it, understand it… 88 more words

Slam Poetry

"Fat Girl"

Megan Falley voices her thoughts on the harm caused by society’s unrealistic standards of beauty.

Feminism