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after With Hidden Noise. Marcel Duchamp. Ball of twine between two brass plates, joined by four long screws, containing unknown object added by Walter Arensberg. 1916.
Kathryn Cowles’s book Eleanor, Eleanor, not your real name won the Brunsman Poetry Prize. Her second book, Maps and Transcripts of the Ordinary World, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions. She has recent poems and poem-photograph hybrids in The Georgia Review, New American Writing, Best American Experimental Writing, Verse, Free Verse, Colorado Review, Diagram, The Academy of American Poets Poem-a-day, and elsewhere. She earned her doctorate from the University of Utah and is an Associate Professor of English at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
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In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.
Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.
Our well-being depends on a better understanding of how the logic of labor has twisted our relationship with pleasure.