Kascha Semonovitch

Kascha Semonovitch writes and sometimes teaches philosophy in Seattle. She has a doctorate in philosophy from Boston College and an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson College and a great deal of undocumented experience in motherhood, love, and travel. Her poems have appeared in Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, Crab Creek Review, and other journals.

Fall 2009

Erotic Dialogues

By Kascha Semonovitch

Same Life, Maureen N. McLane. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. 128 pp. $24.00, hardcover. Intruder. Jill Bialosky. New York: Knopf, 2008. 96 pp. $25.00, hardcover. Maureen N. McLane’s […]

Winter 2009

Postcards

By Kascha Semonovitch

1. Belgium, outside Liège Fruit in Europe is sweetBut not sweeter. The flowersAre petite; no smaller. I tell you this my nieceWho was just born becauseYou cannot be born in […]

Winter 2009

New

By Kascha Semonovitch

The patient: “He greeted her several timesAs if she had just arrived.” I identified.It is indeed a gift—both maddening andAwful—to be seen as Always new,To evoke exactlyThe same astonishmentAt eleven […]

Winter 2009

Trio

By Kascha Semonovitch

They were both good men,Only amplified. As if some infinite Operation were performed: if N =Love, then between Lancelot, Arthur andGuinevere, N (xt) = [Ltl, At2 ,Gtl … ], where […]

Winter 2009

If

By Kascha Semonovitch

The purpose I mean is, to show what reason we have for believing that there are in the constitution of things fixed laws according to which events happen.—Richard Price, 1763 […]

Erotic Dialogues

By Kascha Semonovitch

Same Life. Maureen N. McLane. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. 128 pp. $24.00, hardcover. Intruder. Jill Bialosky. New York: Knopf, 2008. 96 pp. $25.00, hardcover. Maureen N. McLane’s […]