Women’s Day: Two Poems ‘after Adrienne Rich’

by Kaylee Lockett This the Dream In this poem,everything is a woman.And by that I meaneverything is water.Hard, clean, rushing. Everything is eatingflowers.  Nasturtiums.Shawarma.  We all havebellies, here, in this poem.In this poem we are all fed.Every other poem touchesthis one, which changes them.It has always been here, rightin front of your ears.When the knife is inside youthis poem.  Whenyour child this poembreaks and melts andcleanses, … Continue reading Women’s Day: Two Poems ‘after Adrienne Rich’

Women’s Day: The War is Never Over – Transcendental Darklands of Lydia Lunch and Louise Bourque

At the recent French premiere of the documentary film The War is Never Over (2019, dir. Beth B), iconic No wave queen Lydia Lunch – whose tumultuous life and career are the subject of the film – described her constant struggle with childhood trauma as the creative force behind her long-lasting career as an artist, which now stretches over four decades. Continue reading Women’s Day: The War is Never Over – Transcendental Darklands of Lydia Lunch and Louise Bourque