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Logen Cure | Word Riot
Blog | February 10, 2016

Notes From Elsewhere: WR Author Updates, Awesome Women + More

Greetings, Rioters! I’ve decided my bookmark folder containing links for you all needs a good clear-out, so let’s have a few days’ worth Note From Elsewhere goodness, shall we? YES! Time to catch up.

First up, we have a shedload of WR Author Updates that I’ve neglected to tell you about:

Logen Cure, whose poem “These Are My Best Gifts” first appeared here, now has a full chapbook out called Still.

Previously seen here reviewing Philip Glass’ Einstein on The Beach, Fred Skolnik has a new novel, Death.

Katie Cortese has a collection of flash fiction out, Girl Power and Other Short-Short Stories. Her story “Disappearing Act”

Poetry | May 15, 2013

These are my best gifts: by Logen Cure

Listen to a reading of “These are my best gifts:” by Logen Cure.

a slick liar’s tongue, the charm of a petty thief, ribs like a junkyard dog, a space on the other side       of an ampersand.

I want you to have them        & have them &                     have them,                please;

they & I are            for you.

I used to carry        secrets like    marbles in my mouth;            I laugh without choking.

You know to hold a piece     of an infinite heart without                    asking it                           How much?

About the author:

Logen Cure lives in Texas with her