Butter by Elizabeth Alexander My mother loves butter more than I do, more than anyone. She pulls chunks off the stick and eats it plain, explaining cream spun around into butter! Growing up we ate turkey cutlets sauteed in lemon and butter, butter and cheese on green noodles, butter melting in small pools in the […]


CHRISTMASING by Hugh Fox Christmasing and Chanukaing into violin-tromboning blasting Polonaise from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Christmas Eve Suite into the BBC’s Slaughter-Evening News, vegetarian deer on the side of the road waiting to be shot, does grass feel pain/loss, fifty, sixty, a hundred years, what percentage aging, what percentage Delibesian-Coppelia ailes de pigeon, ballotté, chaînés, ciseaux, joyeuse* […]