Throwback Thursday

March 10, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Harvesting Rhubarb Kimberly Walters – 1996 For Wendell Berry No Remembrance on this prepared Northern ground no pungent realization of land and season among these fixed rows Just this knife a blade in my hand each stalk yielding to … Read More

Throwback Thursday

March 1, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Lullaby Mei Chin Tan – Willamette University – 1991 There is a girl in our village whom the villagers avoid like a dirty disease. Someone’s mother says Xiao Ling is shameless, throwing her face away like a rotten potato. … Read More

Throwback Thursday

February 15, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. I Can’t Believe It: I forgot to Have Children Pain Grieger- University of New Mexico -1989 I look back on my teenage years through windowpane stockings; I peer through fishnet hose at the girl I was. My hair is … Read More

Throwback Thursday

February 1, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. One More Story Kimberly Walters – 1996   So, Joe the Old Liar starts telling people I’m Fruity, and everywhere l go it’s double-takes and long glances and me, not knowing, I think maybe the world’s finally noticed my … Read More

Throwback Thursday

January 25, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. The Shipman J. David McNees- Foothill College – 1990 The shipman reached forth to a beam on his virtue Swaying on steady feet which stand solid on hollow deck.   His ship was of his soul, and like it … Read More

Throwback Thursday

January 18, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. April 14, 1973 Deborah Coy – 1998 ”And stepping into something unknown and transparent, but all ten fingers stretched outward flesh extended as metal waiting for a magnet. “ from the Wedding Ring Dance Anne Sexton The day my … Read More

Throwback Thursday

January 4, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Marlo of the Matanza Leeanna Torres – 2000 I stood, in the not so early morning, and cried for my Marlo. I watched them take him away while I stood in the cold kitchen, still dressed in my pajamas, … Read More

Throwback Thursday

December 28, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Three-In-One to a Chinese Elm Lara Hill-University of New Mexico-1989 This poem is to be read three ways: down the left, down the right, and across as a whole. They say you’re a weed             since you thrive tenacious as … Read More

Throwback Thursday

December 21, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. The Incident Cyrus Martinez – 1998 Two Thursdays.  ago, my friend Zach went out and bought a gun, a Chinese SKS assault rifle.  On Monday of last week, Zach and I decided we would make a trip out to … Read More

Throwback Thursday

December 14, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. A Kind of Skinning Nikko Harada – 1999 I wrote this essay as a response paper in Gordene CJ, Mackenzie and Shawn Hayward’s class, Transgendering the millennium: 50 Billion Galaxies of Gender. This is my answer to a comment … Read More