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- The Machine of Poetry
When I was first starting to write poetry in my early 20s, I didnâ€™t really understand much about it. I hadnâ€™t been an English major in college, nor had I read much American poetry. So I felt simultaneously thrilled, destabilized, and confused.
- Weâ€™ll light the wedding candle
It seems I'm writing more often for events or gifts than anything else lately. I wrote this to go with a wedding gift for a friend. She seemed alright with it so I'm calling it okay, for now.
- This poet hears America singing
Walt Whitman (1819â€“1882) is one of the most popular and influential of American poets and considered in many ways to be the embodiment of American poetic ideals. Serving as a bridge to the earlier transcendentalist writers, such as Emerson and Thoreau ...
- Sunday Poem â€“ Alison Brackenbury
I even spent a whole day where I just edited some poems, which I really enjoyed doing ... One thing I am looking forward to this week is a trip to Manchester to go to my friend Keith Hutsonâ€™s book launch. Heâ€™s reading with Helen Mort, Carole Bromley ...
- Welcome, Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara and Sarah Melton, our new Review editors!
Caitlin Christian-Lamb, Roxanne Shirazi ... MSIS and PhD in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He is the editor of the poetry journal Really System.
- A Good Story Crosses Any Lines
Ed Mabrey is walking down a city street in Columbus, Ohio, feeling down. His heart keeps reminding him of a timeworn truth â€” breaking up always sucks. Heâ€™s got some words in mind, words that he wrote down to help deal with the anguish of a terminated relationship.
- Tribute to a Cardinal Love
Much of his poem was inspired by the works of Edgar Allen POe ... The pain, she aches for him, he had to go; so in the snow he stood under that willow. The willow, their love, was supposed to be strong that love; caused her pain, the final deathblow.
- The Most Anthologized Poems of the Last 25 Years
Recently, I spent a few days searching through the contents of short fiction anthologies to figure out the most frequently anthologized short stories of the recent past. The results were useful, and one commenter on that post suggested that it would be ...
- Bill Knott
An essential contribution to American letters, I Am Flying into Myself gathers a selection of Knottâ€™s previous volumes of poetry, published between 1960 and 2004, as well as verse circulated online from 2005 until a few days before his death in 2014.
- The Persian Candy
With Iqbal, sadly, for all practical purposes, it ended. We were taught Iqbalâ€™s Urdu poetry in school, though not his Persian poetry. I won an inter-school competition in 1976 and was given a free trip to Iran for an international Scout Jamboree.
- Mathias Svalinaâ€™s THE WINE-DARK SEA
76 pages. $15.00, paper. Taking its name from one of Homerâ€™s most enigmatic and contentiously debated epithets, The Wine-Dark Sea, Mathias Svalinaâ€™s fifth book, is comprised of seventy-six poems, each bearing the collectionâ€™s title. The nod to Homer ...
- Louise Erdrich, three other Minnesota writers finalists for prestigious national award
"Blackacre," published by Minneapolisâ€™ Graywolf Press, is a finalist in poetry. The finalists were selected on Saturday at a board meeting in New York City and the winners will be announced in mid-March. The board also named Yaa Gyasiâ€™s novel ...
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- Remembering Dan Pagis 30 Years After His Death
The widely-admired poet Dan Pagis, famous for his haunting poems of the Holocaust, was the subject of a special memorial conference at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheva, Israel. A Romanian-born Holocaust survivor who died in 1986 at age fifty-six ...
- How to Build an American Home
Chengâ€™s debut collection of poems House A draws power from repetition ... unsure it leads me towards greater insight. [Ed: â€œHow to Build an American Home,â€ â€œHistory Lessonsâ€ and â€œDislocated Objectsâ€ are italicized in the original.]