Emily Dickinson

“For Lack of Diamond Years”: the macro and micro dimensions of mythic perception

by Robert J. Mahoney Reviews & Interviews
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It’s very rare for a visual artist to so completely translate or, more precisely, transcribe her visual sense into words.

“Death Centos” : Company in the Terror of the Unknown

by Fox Henry Frazier Reviews & Interviews
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Terror is either the most defining nor the most compelling quality with which death is portrayed in this poetry that interrogates what it means to die, and how we use those final moments before death – both our own and those of others.

My Favorite Dickinson Poem

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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This is my favorite Emily Dickinson poem, even though it is not her best. It is the poem for which I have the most affection: “I dreaded that first Robin.”

The Ideal Reader as an Act of Faith

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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The reader you wish to write for is an act of faith.

“Contemplations” on a Massachusetts Poet: Introduction and Form

by Micah Towery Poetry and Poetics
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Bradstreet is an outlier of most received literary groupings.

Poetry Comics! Paul Legault

by Bianca Stone Poetry Comics
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Paul Legault is the co-founder of the translation press Telephone Books and the author of three books of poetry.

On the Bias Against Narrative Poetry

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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Many young poets can not accept that telling a story, or relating some sort of narrative arc is conducive to the highest aims of poetry.

The Inward Soul: Dickinson and St. Theresa of Avila

by Joe Weil Aesthetics
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There is an inwardness so vast, so total, that it has a true integrity—not the pretentiousness of artistic temper, not the vanity of professional mysticism, not the neurosis of social anxiety disorder, but a forthrightness, an honorable, hourly withdrawal from the world that seems, for lack of a better word—ecstatic.

Poems & Pollen

by Samantha Zighelboim Poetry and Poetics
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When they say, “Spring is in the air,” they aren’t kidding.  New York City is fully abloom–and it is most certainly in the air. Yes, the tulips and daffodils are afoot in the city! Perfectly coiffed Park Avenue flower arrangements trumpet out enormous lilies at pedestrians. Petunias and pansies galore! Primped poodles in their fluffed […]

Emily Dickinson 260

by Bianca Stone Art
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