Q: When is it okay to steal work from poets?
A: When you’re writing a cento, which is a poem made out of lines from other poems. 120 more words
The NFL season is over, MLB has not begun, and March Madness is not yet upon us. It’s also too cold for the beach or park. 1,119 more words
In her newest collection of poetry, Orange Crush, Simone Muench devotes an entire section to the Orange Girls. According to the back jacket of the book, “In the seventeenth century, the closest a woman ever got to a theater was just outside the door, selling sweet “china” oranges at sixpence each — or maybe herself — to the audience.” These girls, we later find out, were viewed as just a little better than common prostitutes. 529 more words
On first looking into Simone Muench’s “Orange Crush,” I can’t say that I felt like stout Cortez staring out at the Pacific. 1,478 more words