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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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“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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“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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“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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“The Music Crept By Us” by Leonard Cohen

By On December 31, 2016

“Leonard Cohen is a narcissist who hates himself.” - Irving Layton
“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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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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“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
Marly Youmans is the author of thirteen books of poetry and fiction.… 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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“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

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“On Not Writing as a West Indian Woman” by Vahni Capildeo

By On August 23, 2016

Born in Trinidad, Vahni Capildeo has lived in the UK… Read More

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“My Father’s Dante” by Ernest Hilbert

By On August 16, 2016

"Ernest Hilbert is known for the sonnet, and rightfully so. In Caligulan, he doesn’t so… Read More

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“The King’s Bed” by Penny Boxall

By On August 15, 2016

Penny Boxall graduated from the University of East Anglia with an MA with distinction in… Read More

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“The Antikythera Mechanism” by Eric Thomas Norris

By On August 12, 2016

Eric Norris lives in Portlandia, USA. His poems and short stories have appeared in… Read More

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“Bertrand Russell’s Chicken” by Nic Aubury

By On August 9, 2016

Nic Aubury was born in Watford in 1974 and grew up in the Midlands. He… Read More