But, then again, perhaps the cause of my tears was that all of the counseling the courts had forced me to undergo had just made me soft.
Philadelphia Stories, Jr., in partnership with the Arden Theatre, will host the Pinocchio Art & Writing contest from April 13-June 30, 2013.
Through her innovative technique of crossing lines of charcoal, Anastasia Alexandrin is charting a fresh, new, course in the art world.
Being from, for its own sake,
couldn’t satiate. Many
reasons for an ash-cloud.
My husband lies beside me
like archeological time.
(The word husband
shimmery as a new purchase,
still chafing a little in my mouth.)
I love you I love you
You waited three days after the gray fits and groans
of the superstorm to leave, as if its broken trees
had paved a woody path to bring everyone home,
Lady Sidewalk leans back on a park bench
and reaches up with both hands
to pull the star blanket down around her.
I follow single file the awkward girl
before me down damp wooden walkways dimly lit
with scalloped strings of incandescent light bulbs
The poem she chose, Debora Fries’ “Marie in America,” is an evocative and transformative piece that exemplifies a commitment to storytelling through image and momentum.
Going on safari in the urban jungle
To hunt and kill my lunch
Washed it down with fruit punch
Waiting for a phone call
To bring news of afternoon deliverance