From poetry

A lot of searching must be done to find new rules for forming and linking phrases that are able to express the differend…What is at stake in a literature, in a philosophy, in a politics perhaps, is to bear witness to differends by finding idioms for them. -Jean Francois Lyotard, The Differend (pp. 13) This…

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From poet Candice Wuehle and musician Andrew Morgan comes MOON CRADLE: Gemini, a reflection on those twins—the gods and lovers—the Geminis. Candice Wuehle is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in Iowa City, Iowa where she has taught rhetoric and creative writing at The University of Iowa. She additionally holds a Masters in Literature…

Prelude I do not truly remember the first time I heard  ….. sofferte onde serene …1 in concert; in fact, I can’t remember exactly when my fascination with Luigi Nono’s composition actually began. As with many pieces, I remember hearing of its importance—its combined use of solo piano and tape2—from friends and colleagues long before…

For H. For sorrow’s eye, glazed with blinding tears, Divides one thing entire to many objects; Like perspectives, which rightly gazed upon Show nothing but confusion, eyed awry Distinguish form: so your sweet majesty, Looking awry upon your lord’s departure, Find shapes of grief, more than himself to wail; Which, look’d on as it is, is…