Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2012’

Our Favorite Verses

Our Favorite Verses

Two months ago, we sent a copy of burntdistrict issue 1 to Verse Daily in the hopes that they might one day feature the work of one of our poets. Today, we were beyond delighted to see Benjamin Sutton’s “three poems from Refutations by Memory.”  When we look back at Benjamin’s work, we’re not surprised. […]

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Wondering Who I Was, and What I Might Become…

Wondering Who I Was, and What I Might Become…

The suburbs of Omaha are nothing like the suburbs where I’m from. In Chicago, everything is laid out on a grid. Probably some architect got lazy along the way, because each bungalow is painfully identical and separated only by about four feet of impeccably groomed shrubbery. But here in Omaha, the ‘burbs really have something […]

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