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Top Five New Vocabulary Words of the Trump Presidency

By On January 19, 2017

In preparation for the Trump presidency, Bethany brings us a few new… Read More

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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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“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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“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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Books Read or Reread by Ernest Hilbert in 2016

By On December 28, 2016

One thing I’ve learned about fatherhood is that the number of books… Read More

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“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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“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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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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“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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Top Five Most Tasteless Holocaust-related Artistic Things

By On December 5, 2016

In America, we tend to be very careful around certain topics . . .… Read More

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Top Five Anti-Christmas Christmas Songs

By On December 4, 2016

Christmas has more songs than any other holiday, maybe all the others combined. That means it… Read More

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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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Top Five Dystopian Movies that Will Give You an Idea of What is to Come

By On November 28, 2016

Obviously, the world won't turn into… Read More

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Top Five New Measurements for Judging Beauty

By On November 20, 2016

I think we can all agree that most women are ignorant of the vital… Read More

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“Dream Song 256” by John Berryman

By On November 18, 2016

"With The Dream Songs, published in 1969, the supposed continental divide between the Beats on… Read More

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“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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“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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Bethany’s Top Five Diseases Hillary Clinton has Been Accused of Having

By On November 5, 2016

For many months now, the Trump camp, Sean Hannity, Fox… 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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Top Five Ways Trump Has Been Influenced by Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

By On November 2, 2016

Alex Jones is an increasingly successful conspiracy theorist with… Read More

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Top Five Ways the 2016 Presidential Election is all about Penises

By On November 1, 2016

This election is a departure from our usual expectations in… Read More

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addresses a campaign event at Fredericksburg Expo Center August 20, 2016, in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  / AFP / MOLLY RILEY        (Photo credit should read MOLLY RILEY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Top Five Indications that Donald Trump is a Vampire

By On October 28, 2016

Well, it's Halloween and almost election day here in the US. Hard… Read More

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E-Verse Universe

“Series of Dreams” by Bob Dylan

By On October 17, 2016

Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for “having created new poetic… Read More

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Top Five Dickensian Nicknames for Donald Trump

By On October 6, 2016

Charles Dickens was a master at conjuring evocative names for his characters. This popped… Read More

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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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“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