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In case the rain brings with it cold winds

This won’t be the first time I’ve fled
Dying love and self-constructed
Prisons of desperate routine
Those amulets of denial
Rubbed one too many times always… 143 more words


When a Rose is Not a Rose: Homoerotic Emblems in the Roman de la Rose

This is the first of the essays I’ve read in Gender Transgressions: Crossing the Normative Barrier in Old French Literature–and I love it. Unfortunately, what makes the article so great is what makes it irrelevant to my thesis project: it is an alternate reading of the canonic text the  156 more words


New York Is a Nazi's Nightmare

New York is a Nazi’s nightmare
Its multitudinous mixing
Individual communal
Organic dreams all growing
Persistent resistant to
The pale ghosts of purity
Your ostentatious impotent… 283 more words


The Oarsmen of J.C. Leyendecker: Homeric or Homoerotic?

14 March 2017

Tim of Finland writes:

I am sure that most of Hear The Boat Sing’s American readers – and a majority of the rest – will know of the artist, Norman Rockwell. 1,366 more words

A Japanese poet making it in America in the first decade of the 20th cen

Amy Sueyoshi, the Associate Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies of San Francisco State University, has read extant correspondence between Japanese writer Noguchi Yone… 885 more words

American Literature

Before poet, I was athlete

I’ve been concerned about a few questions since last summer.

Before a poet, I was an athlete. With sports, namely soccer, came a relentless expectation to be unfeeling, disciplined, and physical. 556 more words


Working Out

Whatever It Takes!
reads the florescent green insignia
on the ripped cloth dangling from his neck.

A room filled with Barbie dolls,
and G.I. Joes, 44 more words