Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy Holidaze

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Monday poem

I don’t know why I haven’t posted anything by Stephen Dunn before. He’s a wonderful poet. You might think of this if you happen to be at a tedious holiday party: Don’t Do That It was bring-your-own if you wanted … Continue reading

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More art, more women

Monday in NY, a little rainy but not terribly cold. I am going to see the Agnes Martin exhibit today at the Guggenheim, a museum I have enjoyed since I was a teenager first coming to the city on my … Continue reading

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After the revolution, who’s going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?

This is a line from Mirele Laderman Ukeles’ Manifesto, written in 1969. Part of the avant-guard art scene in New York in the sixties, after having her first child she noticed there was no time for art–only maintenance: diapers, cooking, cleaning, … Continue reading

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