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Notes on the Genesis & Drafting of “Affectionately Yours, the Sea,” by Martha Silano

December 16, 2014 • Poetry, TLR News

Earlier this year I spent a week at a scholarly retreat center on an island off the coast of Washington State. I was there to conduct research and write poems about pollution, habitat destruction, global climate change, human-induced species eradication, and the like. I’d been compelled to turn my attention to these matters as I’d… Read More ›

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Notes on the Genesis & Drafting of “Affectionately Yours, the Sea,” by Martha Silano

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Earlier this year I spent a week at a scholarly retreat center on an island off the coast of Washington State. I was there to conduct research and write poems about pollution, habitat destruction, global climate change, human-induced species eradication, and the like. I’d been compelled to turn my attention to these matters as I’d… Read More ›

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Life is More Than a String of Occasions

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I’m most of the way through the slush pile for TLR vol. 1, issue 2. It’s our first issue to include nonfiction, and I’ve been humbled by the memories and the thoughts that people have chosen to share with us via this medium. It’s certainly no small thing to put your life experiences down on… Read More ›