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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 105–120.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of cheating, a loading of the dice. The second taboo concerns the poet's tossing “sweet nothings” into a poem, delicious turns of phrase that don't mean anything. Again, critical readers generally take this to be a cheat. My article explores why readers of poetry should be more open to the sentimental...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 February 2001
... in tomato, cumin, stems of oregano. When white globes light up soon, mosquitoes will follow. Even the waves of the Nile, whipped up like flutters of wings, smooth over; a pink dims. I breathe something sweet, it becomes fruit, then smoke from a shisha, a husky man...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 2006
... wish, a shape of loveKnowhowbread is knit by salt. For tears alone are active seed, leavening perishing forms, apparent at an imperishable wheel of hunger’’ (Seed, 137). As bread is knit by salt to bring out its sweetness, sugar/salt or love/sorrow are agents for mutual fulfillment. In other words...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 38–46.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Sweetness Sweetness of fish sauce and tonal voice My mother with slippers I crawl singing towards the floor   Hearing the tones later my boy hugs shoulders asks Are you OK? The vocals from bending the voice is another comes from the bending Rice & fish are like mother & child A river...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (3): 3–15.
Published: 01 August 2017
... To Law - said Sweet Thermopylae I give my dying Kiss (Dickinson 1998: 1584) Trilling uses this poem to make a point: although “modern literary criticism” ([1967] 1979: 265) argues that poems must be read on their own, independent of biographical information, we often...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (3): 205–214.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of the Theogony . Kalliopê, who is the chiefest of them all, for she attends on worshipful princes: whomsoever of heaven-nourished princes, the daughters of great Zeus honor and behold him at his birth, they pour sweet dew upon his tongue, and from his lips flow gracious words. All the people look towards...
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boundary 2 (2021) 48 (4): 5–6.
Published: 01 November 2021
... for a good Cup of Chase & Sand-borne—though when The strings are broken on the guitar You can always use it as a coffee table. Vienna was cold at that time of year. The sachertorte tasted sweet but the memory burned in the colon. Get a grip, get a grip, before The Grippe gets you. Glad to see...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (1): 35–64.
Published: 01 February 2002
... that the meadow is blank The breast is sweet and plays that the breast is sweet (Grafting) • 50 boundary 2 / Spring 2002 The meadow is warm then the poppy gets warm by the meadow The seed is strong then the poppy gets warm by the seed The moon is moist then the poppy gets warm by the moon...
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boundary 2 (2024) 51 (1): 127–142.
Published: 01 February 2024
... clarifies matters—pointing to a counterhegemonic value that rests in what is low, illegitimate, impostor. The contradictions and openings of “bastard sugar” are thus the conditions of Black feminist thinking: the idea that, as Ashanté Reese ( 2023 : 185) puts it, there is “sweetness amongst ruins...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 2009
... generation’s poetics, considering trends and resistance to inno- vative poetry practice, with special reference to Craig Dworkin; Herman Rapaport goes against the grain in taking on the aesthetics of sentimental poetry and sweet nothings; Tracie Morris writes on hip-hop and J. L. Austin...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (4): 31–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
...- kind with the two Noblest of Things, which are Sweetness and Light. (102 3) Deutsch / Swift, Said, and Literature 43 Aesop posits the ancients civil deference to the past against a modernity figured as rude satire defaced and dirtied by its engagement with the present. While the bee s work turns...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 31–42.
Published: 01 August 2002
... of a murderous clock. • Women burnt by the sun, hot shoulders, broad hips, selling guayaba sweets, homemade pizzas, frutabomba drinks...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 225–227.
Published: 01 August 2002
... the sweet guy, my house is in the same place, not a house he saw collapse from age and neglect in neighbor- hoods like Oquendo and Neptuno, in Cayo Hueso, but one nearer, where, Tseng 2002.9.12 07:31...
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boundary 2 (2023) 50 (3): 173–187.
Published: 01 August 2023
... every veyne in swich licour Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his sweete breeth Inspired hath in every holt and heeth The tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne Hath in the Ram his half cours yronne, And smale foweles maken melodye, That slepen al the nyght with open ye...
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boundary 2 (2015) 42 (4): 19–21.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Bhanu Kapil © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 On Race and Innovation Dossier / Kapil 19 Bhanu Kapil [Race Drops for Ban] I wanted to write a novel but instead I wrote this. I wrote the organ sweets— the bread-­rich parts of the body before it’s opened...
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boundary 2 (2002) 29 (3): 43–46.
Published: 01 August 2002
... intensifies, and the floor sinks under your foot; it is milled sugar- cane, still fresh, still wet. Its vapors—sweet and vile—surround you. Your skin absorbs it, sucks it in. 6736 boundary 2 29:3 / sheet 49 of 265 You hear how...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 3–5.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., boring feds—police. Taken from US word for FBI. flat roofin’—to be overworked and stressed jook—to stab or steal safe—cool, good, sweet shabby—cool, smart, ‘‘da bomb As in ‘‘that’s a well...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., boring feds—police. Taken from US word for FBI. flat roofin’—to be overworked and stressed jook—to stab or steal safe—cool, good, sweet shabby—cool, smart, ‘‘da bomb As in ‘‘that’s a well...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., boring feds—police. Taken from US word for FBI. flat roofin’—to be overworked and stressed jook—to stab or steal safe—cool, good, sweet shabby—cool, smart, ‘‘da bomb As in ‘‘that’s a well...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 10–14.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., boring feds—police. Taken from US word for FBI. flat roofin’—to be overworked and stressed jook—to stab or steal safe—cool, good, sweet shabby—cool, smart, ‘‘da bomb As in ‘‘that’s a well...