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“Ghazal: America The Beautiful” by Alicia Ostriker

By On July 4, 2018

Alicia Suskin Ostriker is a major American poet and critic. She is the author of numerous poetry collections, including, most recently, Waiting for the Light; The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the… Read More

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“From ‘The Building of the Ship’ ” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By On July 4, 2017

“On the threshold of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln quoted the lines beginning: ‘Sail on, O Ship of State!’ His secretary, Nicolay, declared: ‘These lines seemed to stir something deep in Lincoln.… Read More

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“Independence Day” by John Poch

By On July 4, 2016

John Poch has published four collections of poetry. His most recent, Fix Quiet, won the 2014 New Criterion Poetry Prize. He teaches in the creative writing program at Texas Tech University. His… Read More