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Anticipating the End as Expected Intolerance to Boredom

October 4, 2012
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There may be clarity in collecting and rearranging details, in outlining anger, in fantasizing about screaming and kicking through walls.

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Poetry Monk

October 3, 2012
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Sometimes I no longer desire to teach the way I have been teaching–not because I am ungrateful, but because I wish to do a fair day’s work.

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Poetry Comics! Tamryn Bennett: Connecting Comics and Poetry

October 1, 2012
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It is possible to understand how comics can be created and read in multiple directions, to enter the poetic experience instead of imposing narrative on it, to examine the liminal spaces and new associations between non-sequential components rather than skimming panels for linear associations.

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Unlocked: John Morony Poets 2

September 29, 2012
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The Pieces

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Poem of the Week: Grace Miceli

September 28, 2012
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Nail Polish Designer

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They Used to Dance On Saturday Nights

September 27, 2012
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Certainly this slim volume has something to teach us about magic and control, how indistinguishable the two often are from each other.

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How I Stumbled Into Teaching In The Arts

September 26, 2012
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I can talk to kids all day. They interest me. They will never pretend to like you. For that I am forever grateful.

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Interview with Victoria Redel

September 24, 2012
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If the tightrope I walk in making these poems is that of sentimentality, I’m okay with that challenge–mostly because I didn’t have a lot of choice in the matter.

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Unlocked: Philip Hammial

September 22, 2012
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Ralph

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Poem of the Week: Monica McClure

September 21, 2012
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Lupe’s Diamonds

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Learning from Arbitrary Grids

September 19, 2012
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We can enter a poem in an almost limitless number of ways–through its imagery, its social underpinnings, its meaning, its rhythms, its sentence structure, its line breaks.

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Unlocked: Lindsay Tuggle

September 15, 2012
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The Northern Road

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Poem of the Week: Brandon Brown

September 14, 2012
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My Solidarity

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Poetry Editing: A Rubric

September 13, 2012
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After writing a poem (never during or before the poem), ask yourself these questions.

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“The Present is a Pasture” in A Map Predetermined and Chance

September 13, 2012
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The imagery in her poems often stretches like a coastline or the orientation lines on a map.

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