Tag Archives: prose poem

Henry Miller

Some men rattle their chains and wonder, some sing them. Then there are others who spraypaint their chains rainbow siege and dance a jig like a peacock on fire, and when someone asks Isn’t it hard to dance around with … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

John Fante

Inferiority might have been your first memory. Though you were born on American soil, Denver, CO, April 8th, 1909, the chinked chains of immigration had you by the throat and bowels, pinched your nerves as you butted your head against … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Prose, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sylvia Plath

To be a mother, and to double as a dark sorceress, a cleaver of dried bones, could not have been easy. Especially in the 1950s. They burned witches then, as well as reds and blacks and faggots, and other things … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Prose, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments