Posts Tagged: poetry

The Art of Silencing

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by Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor “I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time.” – Blaise Pascal, 1656 For poetry month in 2015, I decided to do a series of redaction poems. My writing practice felt dry and uninspired, and my time was limited by a full-time college teaching position, academic leadership responsibilities, […]

How to Become a Writer Part 3 by Laura Kalpakian

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The Romantic Particularist  by Laura Kalpakian  I have always thought that the perfect person to be married to would be an astronomer. Every day at work he would sit beneath the massive dome of an observatory and peer out into the cosmos, the distant constellations, the galaxies far far away. Then, he’d come home and […]