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Frederick W. Bassett reviews Dr. Sue Walker's "Let Us Imagine Her Name"

Frederick W. Bassett reviews Dr. Sue Walker's "Let Us Imagine Her Name"

I have long admired Sue Brannan Walker for her accomplishments as publisher and editor of
Negative Capability Press as well as her scholarship and creative writing. For twenty years, I’ve
been piecing together her life from fragmented sources, and I’m deeply touched, perhaps deepest
of all, by her ongoing search for names that will fill the lacunas in her own existential
manuscript.

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Spring 2019 Poetry Contest Winners

1st Place

To Hear 
by Kate Mildew 

1.
“You will say END”               “N”
“You will say BOAST”          “Boats”
“You will say EAST”             “Eat”
“You will say HOTDOG”      “Hotdog”
“You will say GLISTEN”       “Listen”
“You will say SHIVERS”      (shrugs)

The ear that hears. The ear that soaks. The ear a funnel. The ear a sieve. The ear that is pressed up against a glass that is pressed up against a door. The ear plugged. 

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