“a hung out hexology” by Laura Heckel 1 reality is that i have only seen the doctor once after my surgery and that is because i haunt him. 2 i had drains in my […]
As the 12th Street Journal‘s 2o15 print submission deadline (Nov.15th) draws near, the staff has been engaging with the New School community in a variety of ways—not excluding creativity tarot readings by our managing editor, Charlotte […]
Water finds ways
to look inside the unspoken door of history.
Listen during a North-Eastern wind
and the waves and commotions of the molecules
will rumble like a chorus
Poet icon Amiri Baraka was interviewed by Rebecca Melnyk in the 2011 edition of 12th Street. On May 9, 2011, at the Barnes & Noble launch of the 2011 journal, he read his controversial poem, “Somebody Blew Up America”. The audio below was recorded live by 12th Street Editor-in-Chief Jen Sky.
[wpvideo i7uniFhO] Julie Sheehan reciting “The Song of Wandering Aengus” by W. B. Yeats.
[wpvideo 6Ed7lrK5] Amy Berkowitz reads a poem from Ish Klein’s new book UNION!
[wpvideo UwPpsyd2] Ish Klein reads “The Phases,” from her new book UNION! to Bernadette.
[wpvideo dletWcOK] Kim Addonizio reads “Ex-Boyfriends.”
Officially, there have been four: Robert Frost, Maya Angelou, Miller Williams, and Elizabeth Alexander. Frost recited The Gift Outright from memory at John F. Kennedy’s inauguration. It’s a poem about place as identity, and a […]
In lieu of the many comments here on writer’s block, I thought I’d contribute a little diddy: Writer’s Block Sonnet I stretch around to write a sonnet The words I choose do come doggone it. […]