Posts tagged "loss"
The Election through Millennial Eyes:  One Teen's Hopeful Take on the Morning After

The Election through Millennial Eyes: One Teen’s Hopeful Take on the Morning After

“I saw something in my community today that far outweighed the fear we all felt. I saw people holding each other. That love is what I am choosing to take away from this day.” By EMILY HAYES-RICH. There is no question that for many people, the meaning of the phrase “United States of America” has changed.  At...
Truth Teller Spotlight:  Marylen Grigas

Truth Teller Spotlight: Marylen Grigas

  A few words on the series BROAD STREET is publishing in fall 2016 … Some of the poems in this series refer to my experiences since being diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago. Even though the time since has been far from easy, there have been many joyful and humorous moments. “Home Security” and...
Share This Poem:  "Package,"  by Marylen Grigas

Share This Poem: “Package,” by Marylen Grigas

“Sad-sad wrapped in anxious-anxious, wrapped in a slew of questions …”     Share the next installment in Marylen Grigas’s new poetry series, illustrated by Riley McAlpine-Barthold.  These elegant poems map the boundaries of home, body, illness, and love, boundaries also eloquently evoked in the line drawings.     Package   Sad-sad wrapped in anxious-anxious, wrapped in...
Weekend Reading:  "My Little Pony," a memoir by Tama Janowitz

Weekend Reading: “My Little Pony,” a memoir by Tama Janowitz

“I didn’t know what that good life was going to be but I figured it would probably not include a kitchen where the food had expiration dates from three years earlier and when you opened the box moths flew out. . . .” Read the complete text of Tama’s “My Little Pony” here. Tama Janowitz...