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Ernest Hilbert

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Feature

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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Feature

“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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Feature

“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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Feature

“To the Editors of a Poetry Magazine in England” by Rafey Habib

By On January 4, 2017

M. A. R. 'Rafey' Habib is an Indian-born Muslim… Read More

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Feature

“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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Poetry

“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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Poetry

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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E-Verse Universe

“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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Music Video

“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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E-Verse Universe

“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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E-Verse Universe

“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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E-Verse Universe

“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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Feature

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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E-Verse Universe

“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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Music Video

“Christmas in Hollis” by Run DMC

By On December 3, 2016

One of the great Christmas songs! Read More

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Feature

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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E-Verse Universe

“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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E-Verse Universe

“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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Feature

“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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E-Verse Universe

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

By On November 10, 2016

Bethany brought… Read More

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Feature

“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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Feature

“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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Feature

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

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Feature

“Poem Begun on the Autumn Equinox” by Ernest Hilbert

By On September 22, 2016

"The American lyric rendered in these poems follows Coleridge’s description of… Read More

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E-Verse Universe

“Warning” by A.M. Juster

By On September 20, 2016

"This is one of those rare occasions when both the original and the imitation are sui generis—like… Read More

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E-Verse Universe

“The Evil One” by Håkan Sandell, Translated from the Swedish by Bill Coyle

By On September 19, 2016

Bill Coyle's poems and translations have appeared in… Read More

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E-Verse Universe

“Funtime” by Iggy Pop and David Bowie, Live on Dinah Shore, 1977

By On September 16, 2016

Watch Iggy go nuts on live TV while a… Read More