american poet

Lost and Found: American Hipster Poets as Urban Excess

October 23, 2012
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If the hipster makes art that is everywhere, does the marginalized maker make art that is nowhere?

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Garbage Picking in Eliot’s Waste Land, Part 1

March 12, 2012
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Eliot out-dueled the English until they erected his memorial in Westminster Abbey next to the graves of Dryden, Tennyson, and Browning; men Eliot spent his life burying.

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How to Ransack a Poem for Parts

October 16, 2010
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Hunch against the wind. / Call to the shadows / of lengthening children.

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