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Essays

Spring 2012 Edition Selections

“Poetry”

by Kevin Prufer

That car was burning. Are there any questions? It rested on its roof, flipped. Are there any questions? The windshield had scattered its pointed little thoughts over the pavement. Hello?


“Linguistics”

by Lynn Domina

The orderly aisle: fettuccini, fusilli, rigatoni,
round, folded orecchietti, edible ears;
cappellini’s wispy strands, trumpets, wagon wheels, screws;
for white clam sauce,
I choose linguini.


“The Problem of Light”

by Susanne Antonetta

The problem of light is, what could it be? A wave? Or a particle? A shimmy, or a stick tracing o’s in the mud?


“The New Widow”

by Susan Okie

She’s back among us. Lately, I’ve seen her—
sailing her boat at low tide, pushing
her shopping cart at the market . . .

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