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John Samuel Tieman: Family Plot

History of Poetry

this afternoon’s brief
history of poetry —
I take out the trash
a hungry robin I know
sings for her dinner raisin… 52 more words


Video: How bad architecture has ruined American life

In James Howard Kunstler’s view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the common good. Instead, he argues, what we have in America is a nation of places not worth caring about — a landscape made up of “38,000 cluster-fucks.” 8 more words

Social Justice

Jose Padua: Notes for the Coming Revolution

If I were better at facilitating
meetings I might have something
resembling a career by now. If
I could pursue a lifestyle instead
of just being alive, my coworkers… 156 more words

Social Justice

Video: How to make a clarinet out of a carrot

Linsey Pollak demonstrates how to make a clarinet out of a carrot in less than five minutes. This puts a whole new meaning to the expression “playing with your food.”


Jose Padua: Anti-Capitalist Manifesto in Celebration of the Spring

Love is everything that isn’t despair.
I am almost tempted to say this even
though I don’t believe it’s true because
there are so many things in-between. 111 more words

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Doug Anderson: You in the Mercedes

You in the Mercedes with a phone
clamped to your ear
honking at the farmer who’s had
the temerity to drive a tractor,
slowly, in a no-passing zone, 81 more words

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