1. "I am beautiful,
    especially when I’m angry.
    When there are no words,
    and I am my purest form of rage.
    They tell us that women
    should cry quietly,
    and birth their anger in secret.
    But I will rain over everything near,
    unforgivingly loud,
    my beauty is in my angry rebellion."
    — Key Ballah (via keywrites)

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  3. Men and the Word “Feminism”

    lunalunamagazine:

    Men and the Word “Feminism”

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    BY GREG LETELLIER

    A few months ago, I saw Junot Diaz speak at my school. I was pumped, because Diaz is like the Jimi Hendrix of fiction right now. His art is blazingly original, his stories are unforgettable, and, like Hendrix, he turns…

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  4. "A woman from the audience asks: ‘Why were there so few women among the Beat writers?’ and [Gregory] Corso, suddenly utterly serious, leans forward and says: “There were women, they were there, I knew them, their families put them in institutions, they were given electric shock. In the ’50s if you were male you could be a rebel, but if you were female your families had you locked up."
    — Stephen Scobie, on the Naropa Institute’s 1994 tribute to Allen Ginsberg (via fuckyeahbeatniks)

    #LOOK AT THE FUCKING BELL JAR

    (via reluctant-human)

     

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  7. "I have never found anybody who could stand to accept the daily demonstrative love I feel in me, and give it back as good as I give."
    — Sylvia Plath (via alonesomes)

    (via ccasabal)

     

  8. RED PAPER HEART: e-version now available!

    zoocakepress:

    Sarah Certa, the wildly talented  author of RED PAPER HEART, has requested we make her chapbook available for download. 

    Here it is:

    RED PAPER HEART

    RAWR!

     

  9. yespoetry:

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    Lisa Marie Basile is the founding editor of Luna Luna Mag and the micropress Patasola Press. She co-edits Diorama Journal. Her work can be seen in Best American Poetry, PANK Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Nervous Breakdown and others. She is the author of the chapbooks Andalucia and

     
  10. alexdimitrov:

    from “One American Summer” at the San Francisco Public Library, July 8, 2014