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Radical Poetry

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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The radical poetry of 100 years ago was not radical in terms of style. It was conventional in terms of style and this doomed much of it.

Garbage Picking in Eliot’s Waste Land, Part 3

by Tom Bair Poetry and Poetics
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The notes that position Eliot the person in various locales, should be read as a concession from Eliot. The impersonal poetry in impossible.

A Preface to a Blog: Auguries of Experience

by David Shapiro Art
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(image by David Shapiro ©2010) “Three coyotes turned up on the Columbia University campus on Sunday morning, prompting an e-mail alert to students and faculty.” A coyote is sweetness itself compared to a professor— and a professor is selfless compared to a poet— even the meanest sculptor is not as stupid as a University— a […]