Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Sharon Dolin - Love and Identity

Sharon Dolin – Love and Identity

POEMS ON LOVE OF IDENTITY / IDENTITY OF LOVE Curated by Sharon Dolin Sharon Dolin is the author of six poetry collections, most recently Manual for Living (2016); Serious Pink (2015 reissue); Whirlwind (2012); and Burn and Dodge (2008), which won…

Sharon Dolin - Love and Identity

Bespoke by Jeanne Blake

He buzzes me in, the stairwell narrow. His shop is filled always, holiday or not, with clients and clever women, an eagle’s nest from which he views the world below— “Bespoke Clothier” gilded on the plate-glass window. The room is…

Sharon Dolin - Love and Identity

Come Spirits by Ellen Wright

to the pigpen I have prepared for you.  Come and settle your fumes over the couch where I have lain myself among my books awaiting your arrival, O Grievance and Resentment, you well-worn pair, with your inspirations.  You, the comfy…

Sharon Dolin - Love and Identity

Happy Birthday by Linda Umans

Drunk and depressed twenty-five or so, waiting at bus stop, Cyclone behind me. Wanted to turn and ride but too self-conscious, even drunk. A pity.                    I loved this brain-rattling roller coaster this gravity train the slams and turns and…