PINK THUNDER: Michael Zapruder’s Arts Portmanteau
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PINK THUNDER: Michael Zapruder’s Arts Portmanteau

The title of a poem is like a tuning fork for the poem, whereas a song gives its overture to set the tone. In the poem-songs, instead of a title the listener receives first a pitch and pattern of sounds composed of instruments and vocals that accompany the words of the poem. This composition colors the words a particular and limited spectrum of emotions. Continue reading

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This Skylark Sings! The Palace of Contemplating Departure by Brynn Saito
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This Skylark Sings! The Palace of Contemplating Departure by Brynn Saito

Brynn Saito is a young Asian American poet living and teaching in California’s Bay Area. In 2011, she won the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award from Red Hen Press for her first collection of poetry, The Palace of Contemplating Departure. Saito recently won the Diode Editions’ 2013 chapbook prize for Bright Power, Dark Peace, which she … Continue reading