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Oct.26.2011 - 4:15 pm
(Originally posted at Hawaii Pacific Review.) By Anasin Beth Conner Dianna Henning’s collection of poetry, The Broken Bone Tongue, journeys to the marrow of human emotion and...
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Feb.17.2011 - 2:05 pm
My very favorite piece of African American literature is Robert Hayden’s poem “Those Winter Sundays.” For my ear, this is a perfectly realized poem and one that is earned through...
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Oct.07.2010 - 9:41 am
APOLOGY FROM THE SLAMMER   When you’re a kid you don’t think about your brothers and sister the way you do later. It’s only when you’re older that you wish you’d done better by...
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Oct.07.2010 - 10:10 am
In response to: Apology from the Slammer
This story was prompted by my years of teaching creative writing at Folsom Prison and other prisons throughout the...