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“Meeting and Passing” by Robert Frost

By On February 14, 2017

"...Earth's the right place for love: / I don't know where it's likely to go… Read More

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“Prayer Before Birth” by Louis MacNeice

By On February 3, 2017

"To speak for myself, rereading MacNeice I have been overwhelmed and exhilarated. What other twentieth-century… Read More

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Too Five MORE Trump-Era Vocabulary Words

By On February 2, 2017

We’re in for four years of some major changes. One of them is new vocabulary.… Read More

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“Listening Comprehension” by Maryann Corbett

By On February 2, 2017

Maryann Corbett earned a doctorate in English from the University of Minnesota and expected to be… Read More

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Archibald MacLeish’s ‘The Fall of the City’, a Radio Play in Verse Starring Orson Welles and Burgess Meredith

By On January 31, 2017

CBS broadcast the… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reads in DC for “Lunch Poems: Readings from The Hopkins Review”

By On January 30, 2017

Lunch Poems: Readings from The Hopkins Review Featuring… Read More

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“On a Phrase of Thomas Merton’s” by Bill Coyle

By On January 30, 2017

"Bill Coyle's poems can strike every kind of note: they are grave… Read More

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Now That’s What We Call a Poetry Slam: “Miserable Failure” by Iron Reagan

By On January 24, 2017

Imagine if a mosh pit broke out at… Read More

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Our New First and Second Families Have Been Given Secret Service Names, and Here They are . . .

By On January 23, 2017

Bethany brought… Read More

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“The Improved Binoculars” by Irving Layton

By On January 23, 2017

“I taught him how to dress; he taught me how to live forever." -… Read More

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“Myth” by Muriel Rukeyser

By On January 21, 2017

"She is a radical politically, but she writes as a poet not a propagandist. When you hold… Read More

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“At the Tomb of the Unknown President” by Tom Disch

By On January 20, 2017

"Tom Disch’s novels and poems may be applied as touchstones against… Read More

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Top Five New Vocabulary Words of the Trump Presidency

By On January 19, 2017

In preparation for the Trump presidency, Bethany brings us a few new… Read More

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“When Will I Get to Be Called a Man?” by Big Bill Broonzy

By On January 16, 2017

Publisher, bookseller, critic, blogger, and all-around polymath Henry Wessells is the man behind Donald Trump:… Read More

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“Capgras” by David Yezzi

By On January 7, 2017

David Yezzi is the author of The Hidden Model (TriQuarterly, 2003); Azores (Swallow, 2008), a Slate magazine… Read More

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“The Muse and the Auctioneer’s Gavel: Learning About Poetry from First Editions” by Ernest Hilbert

By On January 6, 2017

The editors at Plume magazine in… Read More

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“Two Portraits” by Ernest Hilbert in the Southwest Review

By On January 3, 2017

My poem "Two Portraits" appears in the new issue of the Southwest… Read More

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“A Song for New Year’s Eve” by William Cullen Bryant

By On December 31, 2016

Happy new year, everyone.
“Leonard Cohen is a narcissist who hates himself.” - Irving Layton
One thing I’ve learned about fatherhood is that the number of books… Read More

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From “Christmas Oratorio” by W.H. Auden

By On December 28, 2016

Well, so that is that. Now we must dismantle the tree, Putting the decorations back into their… Read More

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“Skeptic Christmas” by Jules Laforgue (Trans. by Kate Flores)

By On December 22, 2016

"He is an exquisite poet, a deliverer of nations, a father of… Read More

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“A Christmas Sonnet (For One In Doubt)” by Edwin Arlington Robinson

By On December 22, 2016

From the publisher: Edwin Arlington Robinson's finely crafted, formal rhythms… Read More

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“Save all the Toys for the Little Rich Boys”: “Father Christmas” by The Kinks

By On December 20, 2016

"Father Christmas" was released as a single… Read More

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“Christmas in Black Rock” by Robert Lowell

By On December 18, 2016

“I do think free will is sewn into everything we do; you can't cross… Read More

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“Ars Poetica #58” by Alexander Long

By On December 15, 2016

Alexander Long has published four chapbooks, most recently The Widening Spell (Q Avenue Press, 2016)… Read More

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“I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day” by Wizzard

By On December 12, 2016

Remember when rock was fun and weird?
Kevin Cutrer’s first collection of poems, Lord’s Own Anointed, was published by Dos Madres… Read More

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“An honest volume for dishonest times”: Caligulan as Not-Half-Bad Christmas Present

By On December 10, 2016

I'd be remiss if I didn't make at least a… Read More