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Under the Sun

Rain is the merging of cool air with warm
under general conditions of humidity. Try to remember
it has nothing to do with love
or grief. 184 more words

Karen Solie

Simple Connections

One of the books we had to read for my English class this month was Karen Solie’s Modern and Normal, a book of poetry. My relationship with this book has developed in an interesting manner; I started off being very frustrated with this book. 644 more words


Poetry reading and poetics talk by Karen Solie

Karen Solie read from her work as well as shared her views of contemporary poetics. Her poems are X-rays of our delusions and mistaken perceptions, explorations of violence, bad luck, fate, creeping catastrophe, love, desire, and the eros of danger, constantly exposing the fragility of the basis of trust on which modern humanity relies. 135 more words


PRISM's 2014 Poetry and Fiction Contests: The Winners!

Thanks once again to everyone who entered our Fiction and Poetry Contests for 2014. At last we can announce the winners as chosen by judges Joseph Boyden and Karen Solie! 54 more words



The first impressions were impressive.

Then to start from the beginning and soak in the work: the author’s own selected poems of THE LIVING OPTION, Bloodaxe books, 2013. 1,708 more words