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Poem of the Week: Brian Trimboli

June 1, 2012
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from (Opera): Asylum

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The Petal of My Tongue Keeps Slipping: Darcie Dennigan’s Madame X

May 31, 2012
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“Some say the world will end in fire, / Some say in ice” famously wrote Robert Frost. “I whispered precipice” Dennigan answers, “[…] because precipice contains ice (practically twice).”

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Neighborhood post-industrial as opposed to professional aesthetics

May 30, 2012
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Neighborhood aesthetics, especially in that industrial/post-industrial world, were very different.

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Poem of the Week: Kevin Simmonds

May 29, 2012
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Crude

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Interview with Colin Winnette, Part 2

May 28, 2012
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“I think we want to innovate.”

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An Erotics of Reading: Jennifer Karmin’s “aaaaaaaaaaalice” Reviewed.

May 25, 2012
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In place of a hermeneutics of reading, as Susan Sontag’s ghost might say, we need an erotics of reading.

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Poem of the Week: Tony Leuzzi

May 24, 2012
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from Cadae: The Pi Poems

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Fostering the Perhaps

May 23, 2012
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Error is the only reality we know, and the one thing we are least likely to forgive or admit.

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Interview with Colin Winnette, Part 1

May 21, 2012
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The seven sections of Colin Winnette’s slim new novel Revelation correspond to the seven angels of the Book of Revelation.

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Poem of the Week: Andrew Joron

May 17, 2012
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Assumption, The

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THEthe Red Room Collaboration

May 15, 2012
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THEthe Poetry and The Red Room Company are teaming up to share poems across the oceans.

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Garbage Picking in Eliot’s Waste Land, Part 4

May 14, 2012
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“The Waste Land” has always begged its readers to multitask, to make leaps, to be both attentive and creative readers.

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Poem of the Week: Niina Pollari

May 11, 2012
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[Then there is this dream with its other bright edges]

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Her Death Lobbied to be Gruesome: On Dana Curtis’s “Camera Stellata”

May 10, 2012
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This is a kind of Stockholm Syndrome, of course (as all existentialism is), but it’s a defiant, expansive strain that’s nobody’s fool or prisoner.

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Pont-consciousness: Reading Arendt and Blake

May 9, 2012
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The genius of Blake is his playing out the location of private and public human activity to show their psychological truth and depth.

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How to Watch a Poem

May 7, 2012
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Poems on the page are not read; they are watched.

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