Borders

Dear Employee Assistance Office

Mar 27, 2017

Two Poems by Ellen McGrath Smith

The catchphrase of the day is 'work/life balance.'

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Irreconcilable Differences

Mar 13, 2017

Poem by Cindy Veach

The border gate opens like sesame.

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Flight Risk: Dementia

Feb 27, 2017

Poem by Susan Terris

Her husband, deep in dementia, with a child's mind in a man's body, shoves her against the wall.

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Manhattan, My Ass, You're in Oakland

Feb 22, 2017

Two Poems by Judy Juanita

Do the dead Chumash own Santa Barbara or do Oprah and Jeff Bridges?

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We Could Be Cyborgs

Feb 06, 2017

Two Poems by Lesley Wheeler

Natural, at this age, to decay and disjoint—to seek chemical solder and replacement parts.

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I Dreamed I Wrote this Sestina in My Maidenform Bra

Feb 06, 2017

Poem by Denise Duhamel with Video by Brice Brown

Snow White was a respectable 36-B, just enough to hook the prince without being tawdry.

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My Place in Line

Feb 06, 2017

Poem by Lucy M. Logsdon

The dying have more important things to attend to: like dying.

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Self-Portrait at Five

Feb 06, 2017

Three Poems by Louisa Howerow

What stays. Stone barracks, a garret room, a too-high window.

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The Future Labors Over Her CV

Feb 06, 2017

Poem by Carol Dorf and Autumn Stephens

Like a rich woman in furs, she warms her hide with soft targets.

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