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KWH Pick of the Week: “O Pony of South Derbigny O Leaping Yellow” by Carolyn Hembree, Chosen by Casey Patrick

July 30, 2012

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Knox Writers’ House Contributor’s Pick of the Week 7/30/2012 O Pony of South Derbigny O Leaping Yellow by Carolyn Hembree in New Orleans, LA Chosen by Casey Patrick in Galesburg, IL who says: Such a recent and well-documented event as Hurricane Katrina is hard to write about, but Carolyn Hembree’s poem captures the intensity of the disaster through […]

KWH Pick of the Week: “Alaska” by Tom Franklin, Chosen by Lucas Southworth

July 23, 2012

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Knox Writers’ House Contributor’s Pick of the Week 7/23/2012 Alaska by Tom Franklin in Oxford, MS Chosen by Lucas Southworth in Tuscaloosa, AL who says: I moved to the Alabama from the Midwest seven years ago, and as I became acclimated to the place, one of the first things that often struck me was that nobody […]

KWH Pick of the Week: “From Mother and Child (2)” by Carole Maso, Chosen by M. Hayertz

July 17, 2012

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Knox Writers’ House Contributor’s Pick of the Week 7/17/2012 From Mother and Child (2) by Carole Maso in Germantown, NY Chosen by M. Hayertz in Portland, Oregon who says: All memories fall at the same speed. In from Mother and Child (2), Carole Maso swirls different stories into a single, falling lock of hair. “The tables fell through the floor, but […]

KWH Pick of the Week: “Propaganda Suite” by M.C. Hyland, Chosen by Robin Behn

July 9, 2012

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Knox Writers’ House Contributor’s Pick of the Week 7/9/2012 From Propaganda Suite by M.C. Hyland in Twin Cities, MN Chosen by Robin Behn in Birmingham, AL who says: M.C.Hyland’s “Propaganda Suite” is, as she explains, a “little bunch of poems” inspired by “translations, I think possibly through some sort of computer translator, of text on Maoist propaganda posters.” The […]

KWH Pick of the Week: From “Deepstep Come Shining” by C.D. Wright, Chosen by William Reichard

July 1, 2012

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Knox Writers’ House Contributor’s Pick of the Week 7/1/2012 From Deepstep Come Shining by C.D. Wright in Providence, RI Chosen by William Reichard  in Twin Cities, MN who says: This excerpt from Wright’s book-length poem reminds me why I fell in love with the book the first time I read it – it’s about blindness and vision, […]