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“Eye of the Beholder” by Danielle Livingston

By On February 22, 2017

Danielle Livingston recently self-published a book of poems titled Word Salad. She also works… Read More

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“The Devil in Grand Saline” by Michael Shewmaker

By On February 20, 2017

Michael Shewmaker is the recent winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize and… Read More

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“Meeting and Passing” by Robert Frost

By On February 14, 2017

"...Earth's the right place for love: / I don't know where it's likely to go… Read More

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“Prayer Before Birth” by Louis MacNeice

By On February 3, 2017

"To speak for myself, rereading MacNeice I have been overwhelmed and exhilarated. What other twentieth-century… Read More

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“Listening Comprehension” by Maryann Corbett

By On February 2, 2017

Maryann Corbett earned a doctorate in English from the University of Minnesota and expected to be… 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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“On a Phrase of Thomas Merton’s” by Bill Coyle

By On January 30, 2017

"Bill Coyle's poems can strike every kind of note: they are grave… Read More

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“The Improved Binoculars” by Irving Layton

By On January 23, 2017

“I taught him how to dress; he taught me how to live forever." -… Read More

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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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“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

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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