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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Philip Jenks

    Ever. Ways time is demarcated, its temporal forensics—the rights reserved. pages we share. or thieve. Or maybe in sequence, other texts and tests which appear nearby. Chronological, comparative. Such linear...

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    By Lucy Ives

    In a recent diary entry, I made a brief note I don’t entirely understand. It is as follows: Desire counterfeits time, is the voice of narration, of narrative (=promised emancipation). Here...

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    By Lucy Ives

    I have been traveling for the past week, and during this week I happened to have a conversation that made me consider something that I had previously not considered. I...

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    By Lucy Ives

    Sometimes I misread. And sometimes: words. When I was seven, in school, once a girl ran up to me and pulled me into a neighboring room, saying, “Someone wrote your name...

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    By Lucy Ives

    Having so far posted three (very) short essays in this space, I have come to a juncture at which—as I remarked in a cab that was hurtling up the BQE...

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    By Lucy Ives

    I have never known what to do with it. I have never known what to say about it. I once said to someone (who was my academic advisor at the...

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    By Lucy Ives

    I now think of celebrity in America as a form of historical painting. One of the reasons we have traditionally needed the famous is so that their acts (a.k.a., “deeds”)...

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    By Lucy Ives

    I learned how to write in the following way: I was taught to select the most accurate word to describe a given action, object. I was taught to value precision,...

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    By LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

    Holding It Down Ensemble, Harlem Stage, 2012. Photo credit: Vijay Iyer It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed.  I did not know the man personally but for those...

  • By Christian Bök

    The Text Festival begins on Apr 29 at the Bury Art Gallery, just outside of Manchester. The festival features artworks produced by poets, in an effort to showcase a potential...

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