The year was 2005, the year of the Rooster, and it saw witness to Angela Merkel becoming the first woman chancellor of Germany, the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina on the southeast United States, the election of Pope Benedict XVI, and a british royal wedding. Pop Culture started its journey to what it is today, with…
American Culture and Poetry in the Internet Age
From December, 2016
Jean Valentine’s “Do Flies Remember Us”
“Our footprints feeling / over us / thirstily … ” Posted in Post Road Starbucks, Darien, Connecticut.
Completely Subjective: Martha Silano’s “Love”
Published in the summer 2008 edition of the Cincinnati Review and featured on 42 Miles Press, Martha Silano’s “Love” is a love poem with a dark twist. Silano is the winner of the 2010 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize, and “Love” was chosen for the 2009 volume of Best American Poetry its abstract and contradiction-filled verse. Silano’s poem describes…