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Waite’s Butch Geography

August 1, 2013
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Let the poems of Butch Geography be a guide. Waite, with generous hospitality and rare humility, will lead you into intimate and unfamiliar landscapes, and once there will help you see yourself in the strange.

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What Is This Thing Called Free Verse? (A primer for those who want it)

December 13, 2012
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Poets want to get away with murder.

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Contemplation on Mercy

October 31, 2012
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Mercy, unlike good manners or social nicety, can exist in hell.

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mUutations: Louis Simpson

December 12, 2011
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The poem points to something I am growing increasingly aware of: surrealism is fundamentally mimetic.

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