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Six Days: A Creation Myth

I. The markings of the world: disc of desert blur, concentric sphere imagining itself divided and conquered. A man’s rusted compass, a woman’s hint of blue shadow. II. The heart as a spiral. Red path engraved with dates, postmark of memory. III. Math of desire: addition of “I want” subtraction of “you want” caught in […]

Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series

A special thanks to: Tony & Linda Nemec Foster, Deborah Meijer’s Rimbaud Fund at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, the Grace Hauenstein Library, Steven Barclay Agency, & Blue Flower Arts, all who have participated, as well as the Contemporary Writers Committee. For more […]

Linda Nemec Foster’s poem, “Dancing with My Sister,” is featured on the Cuyahoga Public Library’s (Cleveland, Ohio) website for National Poetry Month, 2016.

Dancing with My Sister for Deborah We’re not talking those crazy Polish weddings in Cleveland, where we both learned how to dance, clutching each other’s sweaty hands, galloping to the Beer Barrel Polka, and trying not to bump into Uncle Johnnie and his whirling Chicago Hop. This is now, tonight, in a smoky bar in […]

Book review of Ten Songs from Bulgaria by Romanian poet, scholar and translator Monica Manolachi.

(Cervena Barva Press, W. Somerville, MA, 2008) Linda Nemec Foster is an American poet of Polish ancestry, who has published nine collections of poetry and lives in Michigan. Ten Songs From Bulgaria (2008) is her eighth collection, a chapbook with poems inspired by Bulgarian artist Jacko Vassilev’s black and white photography from the (post-)communist epoch(s) and which […]