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The “gate keepers” of religion and of poetry are one and the same.

[Three Poems]

Zone One is not a zombie novel.

I can never hate the Susquehanna, not if it took my last dollar, not if it made me look like a grade z version of some extra who got lost on his lunch break from a remake of "The Grapes of Wrath" and ended up standing poised against the wrong unforgiving sky.

It's all a spectacle — something not able to be understood (a young woman takes her life by walking into an oncoming speeding Amtrak train at 4:45 PM on a beautiful day).

[Be Frank, Franco]

Seattle likes to pride itself on being one of America’s Most Literate Cities.

I believe being recognized is a talent, a capability in its own right.

To collaborate well as a creative writer, one has to give up the 500 year old idea of the Humanist self as a unique consumer of “the real.”

[As Far as Height’s Concerned]

The book is essentially a record of Duncan’s two-step with poetry

We worship death and call it ultimate life.

Here’s a question: What to do with (how to view) a poem you can’t help but think of as perfect?

[Terracotta Lawyers]

The visual has always been an important means of communication, from caveman paintings, to graphic novels, to IKEA instruction manuals.

[A work of art is a problem]