The Book of the Dead Archive

The Unchanged Terrain of Muriel Rukeyser’s “The Book of the Dead”

Author: | Categories: Reading No comments
Last week, the House Freedom Caucus released a list of 232 regulations it recommends that Donald Trump overturn when he gets into office. The Caucus recommends overturning OSHA’s Silica Rule, which “engineers controls to keep workers from breathing silica dust.” Their reasoning? The rule “drastically impacts the construction industry.”

Remembering Forward: History Reclaimed through Poetry

Author: | Categories: Reading, Series No comments
As sure as our perceptions of history are inherited, they are also incomplete. “History throws its shadow over the beginning,” wrote the poet Richard Siken. “History is a little man in a brown suit / trying to define a room he is outside of. / I know history. There