Salach, Cin 1998, 2006

Tuesday, May 4, 2006

cin salach

This is what I was afraid of:
This paper   this thought   lines
dividing white space     lines dividing
This exhaustion     this futility
this game or promise.

– Cin Salach, “specifically”

Broadside of "specifically" by cin salach.

Broadside of “specifically” by Cin Salach.

Buy this broadside in a series with Debra Bruce, Annie Finch, John Frederick Nims, and Paulette Roeske⇒

Watch Cin Salach read some of her poetry:


Wind drunk
women may leave
most men to cry
over raw pink
skies and lazy gardens

– Cin Salach, “Wind Drunk Women”

Continue reading this poem ⇒

Read this interview with Cin Salach from the Windy City Times:

OLD WRITER, NEW LESBIAN: CIN SALACH – Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive – Windy City Times

Writer cin salach’s name is synonymous with the performance/slam poetry scene in Chicago and around the country. She is the author of the poetry collection Looking for a Soft Place to Land ( Tia Chucha Press, Chicago, 1996 ) , and until just a few years ago, she was married to a man.

More info on Cin Salach ⇒