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noticing with katha pollitt

I’m always surprised when a poem turns around and offers me something that opens up a whole other personal meditation. In this week’s poem “What I Understood” by Katha Pollitt, the moment happens in two lines before the end: 459 more words

Lunaria by Katha Pollitt

Now that I am
all done with spring
rampant in purple
and ragged leaves

and summer too
its great green moons
rising through
the breathless air… 54 more words

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Excellent Katha Pollitt Column

If you can buy or borrow a print copy of The Nation’s Sept. 26/Oct. 3, 2016 issue, I recommend the column titled Fatal Births by Katha Pollitt. 100 more words

night subway :: katha pollitt

The nurse coming off her shift at the psychiatric ward
nodding over the Post, her surprisingly delicate legs
shining darkly through the white hospital stockings, 143 more words

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