Hooves were forbidden, but she fed us stringy liver, thick tongue, gray kishkes crammed with something soft. She had a bulb of garlic, a handful of salt, some wretched carrots. Drew out blood with salt, clamped her grinder and fed chunks into it and forced them
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Dec 14 2016
Presentation of new issue, Vol. 17 #2 of The Manhattan Review.
Readings by Philip Fried, Neil Shepard, Jeanne Marie Beaumont, and Margaret Ryan.
Admission fee: $8.00
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St.10014 New York, New York
Dec 11 2016
It's time for the annual Riverfront Readings Holiday Open Mic!
Read a seasonal poem or two, original or not, or one (very) short story, or come to listen!
Acoustic musicians also welcome.
To sign up to play or read, please email email@example.com.
Co-hosted by Riverfront Readings and The Writers Place Salon.See our website for details.
1800 W.39 th Street64111 Kansas City, Missouri
Jan 10 2017
Three poets will respond to the Agnes Martin retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum with readings from their own work: Ari Banias, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, and Souvankham Thammavongsa. The readings, which have been curated by poet Jen Bervin, will be followed by an exhibition view and reception.
Admission fee: $15.00
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue10128 New York, New York
I am yours as the summer air at evening is
Possessed by the scent of linden blossoms,
As the snowcap gleams with light
Lent it by the brimming moon.
Without you I'd be an unleafed tree
Blasted in a bleakness with no Spring.
Your love is the weather of my being.