Throwback Thursday

May 11, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Desert’s Daughter Pamela Grieger – University of New Mexico – 1988 I am a daughter of the desert. I have lived in this dry land all my life. Here, distances reduce jagged mountains to nothing more than a serrated … Read More

Throwback Thursday

May 4, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re brining back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi.   Assemblé Claire Mikeson – University of Montana, Missoula – 2012 I Maggie comes back from ballet rehearsal and finds the door to her apartment unlocked. Maggie does not leave doors unlocked; she remembers birthdays, lunch dates, dentist appointments. … Read More

Throwback Thursday

April 27, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback  Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Being Natasha Xenia Tashlitsky – University of California, Irvine – 2007 I’m posing in ankle-deep snow somewhere in Odessa, Russia, my fur coat, ushanka (cap with ear flaps), scarf, boots, and mittens warding off the biting cold. Behind me … Read More

Throwback Thursday

April 20, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi.   Brocade: a sestina Kristin Anderson – University of Washington – 2002 I. And her eyes have all the seeming of an angel That is scheming, or a hyacinth, tart With poison for the nose that’s breathing. He laughs … Read More

Throwback Thursday

April 13, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi.   Eating Wild Duck Anne Tillinghast – University of Oregon – 1997 What is it about eating wild duck with you that makes me feel I will never need to eat again: the tiny dark thighs, the deep red … Read More

Throwback Thursday

April 6, 2017By webeditor1Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. The Doe Elizabeth Bradfield – University of Washington – 1992 My eyes bend to gray sand, are keyed to small, pink shells, not to hooves, not bone. At first I didn’t notice her. She lay as she must have … Read More