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

By On December 31, 2016

Happy new year, everyone.
Well, so that is that. Now we must dismantle the tree, Putting the decorations back into their… 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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“Be Angry At The Sun” by Robinson Jeffers

By On November 8, 2016

"Of all the poets of his generation, [Robinson Jeffers] made our relation… Read More

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“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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“Dog Days (Caniculares Dies)” by Ernest Hilbert

By On August 15, 2016

In his debut collection, Sixty Sonnets, Hilbert establishes a variation on the sonnet form,… Read More

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“Summer” by John Clare

By On July 19, 2014

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“cruel, cruel summer” by D.A. Powell

By On July 13, 2014

"Born in Albany, Georgia, D.A. Powell received an MA at Sonoma State University and an… Read More

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“Christmas at Sea” by Robert Louis Stevenson

By On December 20, 2013

The sheets were frozen hard, and they cut the naked hand . . .
“‘Genes clarify the genius and the freak / And prove we descend… Read More

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“Christmas Eve” by Anne Sexton

By On December 24, 2012

Oh sharp diamond, my mother! I could not count the cost of all your faces, your… Read More

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“BUNGA-BUNGA” by Quincy Lehr

By On November 15, 2011

A brand new poem from one of our favorite young New York poets.
Christopher Bakken’s second book of poetry, Goat Funeral (Sheep Meadow, 2006) was awarded the Helen… Read More

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Two by Quincy Lehr

By On October 21, 2011

Quincy R. Lehr was raised in Norman, Oklahoma and presently lives in Brooklyn, having returned to the… Read More

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“After the Rain” by Anthony Hecht

By On October 20, 2011

“It was Hecht's gift to see into the darker recesses of our complex lives and… Read More

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“Azaleas” by Christopher Bakken

By On October 15, 2011

Christopher Bakken’s second book of poetry, Goat Funeral (Sheep Meadow, 2006) was awarded the Helen C. Smith… Read More

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“Mad world! Mad kings!”: Philip the Bastard’s “Mad world” speech from King John

By On October 14, 2011

Thanks to David for suggesting this.
Patricia is also the author of Teahouse of the Almighty (Coffee House Press), a National Poetry Series… Read More

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“If God is Good” by Quincy Lehr

By On October 10, 2011

Quincy R. Lehr was raised in Norman, Oklahoma and presently lives in Brooklyn, having… Read More

Poetry

“After a Death” by Tomas Tranströmer

By On October 6, 2011

Congratulations to the new Nobel Laureate for literature, the first poet since 1996.
"A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects." - W.H. Auden
"Horizon Review takes its name and its inspiration from Horizon, the magazine Cyril… Read More

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“Drunk” by Christopher Bakken

By On September 29, 2011

Christopher Bakken’s second book of poetry, Goat Funeral (Sheep Meadow, 2006) was awarded the Helen C. Smith… Read More

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“Another Lullaby for Insomniacs” by A.E. Stallings

By On September 26, 2011

"A. E. Stallings is a poet and translator mining the classical world and traditional… Read More

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“Out of Shot” by Quincy Lehr

By On September 26, 2011

Quincy R. Lehr was raised in Norman, Oklahoma and presently lives in Brooklyn, having returned… Read More

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“Bluebells” by Stephen Burt

By On September 25, 2011

Stephen Burt grew up in and around Washington, DC, taught at Macalester College in Minnesota from 2000-07,… Read More

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“House and Home” by Ernest Hilbert in Horizon Review

By On September 25, 2011

"Horizon Review takes its name and its inspiration from Horizon, the magazine… Read More

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“Balloon Man” by James Matthew Wilson

By On September 24, 2011

James Matthew Wilson teaches in the Department of Humanities and Augustinian Traditions at Villanova University… Read More

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“A Change of Season” by Quincy Lehr

By On September 22, 2011

Quincy R. Lehr was raised in Norman, Oklahoma and presently lives in Brooklyn, having… Read More

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“Without a Net”: Ernest Hilbert on Optic, Graphic, Acoustic, and Other Formations in Free Verse in the Contemporary Poetry Review

By On September 20, 2011

Many… Read More