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10 Questions for Michael Lavers

- By Abby MacGregor

Tonight, even the frogs
are out there, discoursing to darkness,
regurgitating air, getting it said.
They too are turning the embarrassing
necessities of flesh into a kind of music,
they too are instruments of the invisible,
some unpleased power that would settle
for limp skin just to preserve itself.
—from "All This Fiddle", Fall 2018 (Vol. 59, Issue 3)


10 Questions

10 Questions for Devon Miller-Duggan

- By Abby MacGregor

 1. Discuss: The Greeks said it all:

As with thyme—the scent of Greeks speaking Time,
breathing thyme, which grows even
when walked upon. On its own, spreads.
—from "The Test: Western Civilization", Fall 2018 (Vol. 59, Issue 3)


Tell us about one of the first pieces you wrote.
My 4th grade teacher had E. E. Cumming’s “[in Just-]” on one of the bulletin boards. That was the first time I’d...

10 Questions

10 Questions for Christopher Kondrich

- By

Your back is your voice it speaks volumes.
It is telling me I cannot see what I hear coming from in front of you.
From in front of the circle of backs yours is a part of.
What is happening?
Is there a body?
Is it attached to these sounds of a body in pain?
—from “Ownership of Sight”, Fall 2018 (Vol. 59, Issue 3)


Tell us about one of the first pieces you wrote.
The first poem I...

Our America

The Anthem in My Stomach

- By James Janko

Jasper Johns, Poster, (Flag) Moratorium, 1969
USA lithograph on paper; 52.2 × 72.4 cm (20 9/16 × 28 1/2 in.)
Gift of Various Donors; 1981-29-52
Cooper Hewitt collection

At Soldier Field, Home of the Chicago Bears

If I had really good eyes, I might see the threads that join me to the crowd, or even to one old man, this fellow next to me, for example, his cheeks as flush as a Christmas card Santa, his eyes moist, his hand over his heart as he gazes at the flag and sings. He is, by all accounts, normal. He sings like a patriot, as do 40,000 or more others, all of them as normal as football on a Sunday afternoon....


Trump Papers 3

- By Ward Schumaker

NOT HAPPENING, an image from TRUMP PAPERS, a show of hand-painted broadsides by San Francisco artist Ward Schumaker, 20 October - 6 November 2018 at Jack Fischer Gallery.


Ward Schumaker
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Trump Papers
20 October - 6 November 2018
Jack Fischer Gallery
San Francisco

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