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This is the poem I wrote as a response for this week. In reading corpse whale, some of the main themes that stood out to me were the ideas of the multiplicity of self and the consistent allusions to nature. … Continue reading

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To Love as Aswang: Song, Fragments, Found Objects by Barbara Jane Reyes

This week, I read To Love as Aswang: Song, Fragments, Found Objects by Barbara Jane Reyes. I believe a couple of her poems from this book were included in a past week’s reading for this class. I remember finding those … Continue reading

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After Marilyn Chin   Say: Rêve   Say: The skyline drank strawberry lemonade from sky blue glasses. Say: You are aurora and I am the darkness you carry. Say: We saw the world in technicolor together. Say: I know you … Continue reading

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Because of “This Room and Everything in It”

(I’m sorry my creative writing response this week is kind of very sappy.) I was inspired by Li-Young Lee’s “This Room and Everything in It.” I really loved this poem and appreciated its ability to evoke emotion without knowing specifics … Continue reading

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Based on Experience

I chose to focus on the poetry of Jennifer Maritza McCauley for this week. I really enjoyed her work and related to a lot of its themes. When I stumbled upon “In Daddy’s House,” it reminded me of a poem … Continue reading

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Dream Song #23

After Daniel Borzutsky   He was sitting in a large rocking chair placed in the middle of the room. Now, he was an old man that I barely recognized. He sat in my chair watching my TV As if he … Continue reading

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A response to diction in (Untitled) by Ron Allen

(Untitled) by RON ALLEN from What I Say I read this piece out loud a couple of times, and each time I read it, I got very visceral reactions to the diction used. As I read this, I thought back to how … Continue reading

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