Throwback Thursday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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