Poetry

ST. JEROME EXITING THE WILDERNESS ON DONKEY, 1999

September 8, 2013 • 0
He ate honeyed flies and drank Tang before it was popular and Cezanne discovered the Poplar tree   He ran in the snow without shoes. Everyone chatters about his views.   In the wilderness, he saw a decline in the use of the patronymic, not unrelated to the consumption of meat in Kurdish settlements where »
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The Science Park Bubble

April 7, 2013 • 1646
New Haven’s Science Park starts at the intersection of Munson and Winchester, about half a mile from Yale’s campus near its Health Services Building. Built from the remains of industrial decay, the mixed-use space of corporate offices, research labs, some retail, and soon, an apartment complex, presents an alternative for New Haven’s economic future. The »
Poetry

The Lifeboat

September 20, 2012 • 0
The Lifeboat For and After Elizabeth Bishop As you all know, tonight a new volcano has erupted. Although it is a cold evening hot ash creeps down its uneven orifice hardening what was once a loved, a celebrated hill into unbreathing slopes of breast. It was cold and windy, scarcely the day, yet it was »
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Stories of Singapore

April 4, 2012 • 6059
A Pragmatic Balance By Tapley Stephenson In Singapore, the older generations remember a time before dazzling skyscrapers and glamorous shopping malls. “When I was young this was just a fishing port,” one elderly Singaporean cab driver tells me as we weave between the giant office buildings of Singapore’s financial district. “People my age, we appreciate »