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Molly Fisk: Parsing

the pounding heart
subsiding slowly, slowly, til it’s just a noun again, returning
to its steady beat of subject, verb, adverb, object

January 5, 2022 · 3 Comments

Video: My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes

Was my father’s leftover stuff the key to who he really was?

June 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rosalyn R. LaPier: How the loss of Native American languages affects our understanding of the natural world

Alaska has a “linguistic emergency,” according to the Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker. A report warned earlier this year that all of the state’s 20 Native American languages might cease to … Continue reading

October 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

Majid Naficy: Languages of My Father

My father knew other languages Besides Persian. When dementia came upon him He wanted to test his memory So he puckered his lips And sang in German time after time: … Continue reading

March 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

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