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“The Chances” by Christopher Bullard

By On February 25, 2017

Christopher Bullard is a native of Jacksonville, FL. He lives in Collingswood, NJ, and works for… Read More

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Steff Bomb! E-Verse’s Favorite Plush Artist Signs Toy Deal

By On February 20, 2017

Steff Bomb signs a toy deal.
We’re in for four years of some major changes. One of them is new vocabulary.… 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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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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Donald Trump: The Magazine of Poetry

By On January 11, 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.
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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“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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“I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day” by Wizzard

By On December 12, 2016

Remember when rock was fun and weird?
I'd be remiss if I didn't make at least a… Read More

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“Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)” Sung by Nat King Cole

By On December 8, 2016

A true classic. Relax and enjoy! "The Christmas Song" (commonly subtitled "Chestnuts… Read More

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Ernest Hilbert Reviews Donald Hall’s Selected Poems in the Hopkins Review

By On December 7, 2016

"To write something as good as the poems that originally… Read More

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“Neighborhood Watch” by Dora Malech

By On December 6, 2016

Dora Malech is the author of Say So (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2011) and Shore… Read More

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“Christmas in Hollis” by Run DMC

By On December 3, 2016

One of the great Christmas songs! Read More

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Ernest Hilbert with Dawn Manning and Luke Stromberg at the Pen and Pencil Club

By On December 1, 2016

Since the birth of our son Ian… Read More

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“Thanksgiving” by Kenneth Koch

By On November 24, 2016

"The funniest serious poet we have." - David Lehman
"With The Dream Songs, published in 1969, the supposed continental divide between the Beats on… Read More

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“Le Chat” by Charles Baudelaire

By On November 15, 2016

Jan Schreiber has published three previous books of poems: Digressions, Wily Apparitions, and Bell Buoys. He… Read More

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“The Future” by Leonard Cohen (1934 – 2016)

By On November 11, 2016

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well,… Read More

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“Mars Ultor” by Ernest Hilbert

By On November 10, 2016

"Just as the work of the modernists showed that the best free verse usually has something… Read More

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“Canoeing” and “Georgic” by Dara Mandle

By On November 3, 2016

Dara Mandle earned her BA in English from Yale, where she was awarded the Clapp… Read More

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From the Vault! Ernest Hilbert’s Introduction to Classic Tales of Horror, Issued in the Canterbury Classics Series

By On October 6, 2016

Ernest Hilbert provides a… Read More