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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The Poems of Basil Bunting (2016)
Available now from Faber and Faber FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE (and best price) via The Book Depository New Statesman Book of the ...
Monday, July 10, 2017
One Small Thing
The author constructs a very cogent argument about contemporary culture, in particular its narcissism. “Bad art is from no one to no on...
Friday, April 22, 2016
Poems for PRINCE
"what other dude you know own a whole color?" - Nate Marshall As a public service, I offer a compendium, the compilation...
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
VIDA interview, part one
Monday, November 9, 2015
Confusion that exists on the subject of what is meant by "understanding" a poem
This is no place to add my mite to the confusion that exists on the subject of what is meant by "understanding" a poem. "...
Friday, October 30, 2015
... there’s very little that you ever actually need when it comes to appreciating and getting something very valuable from a poem. You p...
Monday, December 1, 2014
They Are Back, the Angry Poets
They are back, the angry poets. But look! They have come with hammers and little buckets, and they are knocking off pieces of The Mon...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Open Letter to White Poets from Danez Smith
An open letter from Danez Smith , whose poem " alternate names for black boys " has been sadly all too resonant with recent eve...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
What matters about asking "Does Poetry Matter?"
Poetry has been slammed by Harpers . It’s been declared dead at the Washington Post . It’s been called AWOL by NPR Books. Whenever rece...
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