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From Our Pages:  "The Dance Vanishes / The Poem Remains," by Lea Marshall.

From Our Pages: “The Dance Vanishes / The Poem Remains,” by Lea Marshall.

“I am trudging up a steep cobblestoned street in Edinburgh, and I am sobbing. I have just emerged from Saint Stephen’s church — dark, tall, and at the bottom of a long hill — which has been repurposed as a performance venue during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I can’t talk about what I have just seen, nor explain why it...
Illustrating the Poem that Records the Dream:  An Interview with Collaborators Judith Serin and Masami Inoue

Illustrating the Poem that Records the Dream: An Interview with Collaborators Judith Serin and Masami Inoue

“Dreams seem to like it when you pay attention to them, and they get more and more vivid …” At Broad  Street, we’re all about telling true stories in multiple forms.  We have big dreams.  So do poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue. For some time now, Judith has been working on a series of prose...
Praise for Yehuda Amichai and Robert Alter

Praise for Yehuda Amichai and Robert Alter

ILLUSTRATION: Riccardo Vecchio; SOURCE: The New Yorker Writing in The New Yorker, James Woods reviews  Yehuda Amichai’s long-awaited collected poems, newly translated by eminent scholar Robert Alter.  Some of the poems and Alter’s introduction to them first appeared in Broad Street’s “Dangerous Territory.” http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/01/04/like-a-prayer Alter describes Amichai’s poetry as playing “vigorously and inventively with the formal properties and...
Truth Teller Spotlight - Lea Marshall

Truth Teller Spotlight – Lea Marshall

Read “13 Months,” a poem by Lea Marshall from our “Dangerous Territory” issue, and get her reflections on telling the truth in poetry, essay, dance, and beyond. 13 MONTHS She is strapped to me and we chant in rhythm with my steps as we walk. On a windy day we swing our arms out to...