Monthly Archives: November 2014

Arachne in Exile

Consigned to spin indefinite,
the weaver of lore births her silk
in hushed pride, god-mocking patterns
bending lines through space, unabased;
abandoned, her blanched satires bloom
to full fruit at long last, the work
itself enough in the absence
of acclaim and censure alike:
here, a hanging drained cicada
drapes across Leda and her swan;
there, a monarch flutters in vain
to free itself of Europa…
and having writ, she moves on, the web made
one spot stronger, far from the marketplace.


The Unarmed Education Mercenary

freelance academic/poet-for-hire/verbal hustler/classless teacher

Majority Rule

The Official Blog of the New Faculty Majority

Nathaniel C. Oliver

freelance academic/poet-for-hire/verbal hustler/classless teacher

Rainshadow Farm

living, learning, resilience

tindari

Traces of Italy

A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself

A Hopefully Formerly Depressed Human Vows To Practice Self-Approval

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Beautiful Insanity

A heart on fire, fighting with all its might.

Rachel Svendsen

Reading. Writing. Me.

O at the Edges

Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.

Wallflower Whimsy

Words from the introverse.

Working Without a Net

Don't look down. You'll be fine.

Music for Deckchairs

"In shadowy, silent distance grew the iceberg too": universities, technology, work and life

Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

As the Adjunctiverse Turns

cheeky, no respect for academia

tressiemc

some of us are brave

Corey Robin

Author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

johncoyote

Poetry, story and real life.

It's complicated.

Writings on disability, academia, architecture, and everything in between.