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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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“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
From the publisher: Edwin Arlington Robinson's finely crafted, formal rhythms… 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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“Fall on your Knees” by Kevin Cutrer

By On December 12, 2016

Kevin Cutrer’s first collection of poems, Lord’s Own Anointed, was published by Dos Madres… 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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“Advent is the Season to Save” by G.M. Palmer

By On December 6, 2016

G.M. Palmer lives with his wife and daughters on a poodle farm… Read More

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“Rural and Urban Welcome Signs” by Alexandra Kulik

By On November 28, 2016

Alexandra Kulik is a bag of multitudes living in suburban Chicagoland. She spends… 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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“Jane Austen Strolls the Upper Rooms” by Marly Youmans

By On November 11, 2016

Marly Youmans is the author of thirteen books of poetry and fiction.… 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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“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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“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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“A Vampire in the Age of AIDS” by Frederick Seidel

By On October 31, 2016

"The most frightening American poet ever— phallus-man, hangman of political barbarism—… Read More

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“From the Bottom Up” by Rick Mullin

By On October 12, 2016

Rick Mullin’s latest Collection, Stignatz & the User of Vicenza is published by Dos… Read More

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“What The Chairman Told Tom” by Basil Bunting

By On October 7, 2016

"Basil Bunting's poems are an enduring measure of the craft itself, an abiding… Read More

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“Remembering the Children of First Marriages” by Lucy Tunstall

By On October 3, 2016

Lucy Tunstall was born and grew up in London and now lives… Read More

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“Waning is now the sensual eye” by C. Day Lewis

By On September 30, 2016

"Day Lewis, poet laureate of England from 1968 to his death...had… Read More

28 Feb 1966, New Haven, Connecticut, USA --- Original caption: Closeups of Adrienne Rich, poet and author of A Change of World and The Diamond Cutters, at Yale University February 28, among those literary figures who gathered to pay tribute to the late Randall Jarrell. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
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“A Clock in the Square” by Adrienne Rich

By On September 26, 2016

“Poems are analogous to persons; the poems a reader will encounter in this… 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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“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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“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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“The Green Man” by Jim Harrison

By On September 16, 2016

”Mr. Harrison’s novels and poems over the last two decades have been increasingly preoccupied with… Read More

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“Aubade” by Adam Crothers

By On September 14, 2016

Adam Crothers was born in Belfast in 1984, and lives in Cambridge. He is the author of… Read More

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“An English Teacher” by Reed Whittemore

By On August 29, 2016

"Whittemore has the saving face of humor. . . . Being middle-aged and academic, Whittemore… Read More