~Meniscus Archives~
Winter 2003
Issue #2

November - February 2004

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Bynum's Corner Word Games

The Dissapperance of Childhood
Sarah Trachtenburgh

There's something about Crystal Boots
Drayton Patriota
Debate/Retort by Little Lamb
The Apothecary and Mr. Cesnek
Chrystie Hopkins
A Stroll Down Shakedown Street
Caleb Estabrooks
Out of the Box, Into my Hands
Derek Gumuchian
Travel Log of a Colorado Girl
Erin Hopkins
Santa Fe
Chrystie Hopkins
How to find your friends at IT!
Rob Hansen
Meniscus New Years Picks
Sound Tribe Sector 9: Focusing the Light
-Jon Heinrich
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Take a Trip with the Wild and Wooly Masters of the Jam-Jazz Scene
-Brian Gagné
CD Review:
Solar Igniter
CD Review:
Cadillac Jones-
Junk in the Trunk
Through Glass
and Grain

-Aiden FitzGerald
four poems
-Brandon Rigo
-Pete Pidgeon
Art Model
-Julia Magnusson
-Julia Magnusson
Dead dog
-Julia Magnusson
-Julia Magnusson
Those games
we'd play

-Julia Magnusson
Ode de Toiletté
-Aron Ralston
-Stephanie Laterza
-Stephanie Laterza
-Stephanie Laterza
Meniscus is...
Meniscus Premier Launch Party
Zeitgeist Gallery
Cambridge, Massachusetts
August 14, 2003

Metro Saturdays hosts
Meniscus Portland Launch
Sky Bar @ The Roxy
Portland, Maine
August 30, 2003

State of the Art
Lounge Ten
Boston, Massachussets
October 23, 2003


Enjoy your senses
in the Meniscus
Prose Lounge

Julia Magnusson
Published 11/15/03

is defined as the surgical removal of dead, infected
tissue or foreign matter from a wound. Debridement
has bride in it but we can only see her, not hear her.
Instead, we hear breed which sounds like maybe
—once we learn the meaning—teeming bacteria
on that dead infected tissue. Some words lend themselves

to other situations far from their definitions.
The theremin is an electronic instrument played
by moving the hands near two antennas. If you walk away
before you’ve properly shut it down, the theremin just
gets louder. Now I find debridement waiting to be stickered
onto something, I hold the gem, this word, debridement,

carefully, a perfect treat best saved for later,
and no I will not write and tell you of this because
though our theremin has been quiet enough lately,
I think you will not find debridement funny at all.

-Julia Magnusson

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