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Poem of the Week: Christopher Stackhouse

by Simone Kearney Poems of the Week
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Kenneth Burke: Do you Eros into Logos? (with a note on Tu Fu)

by Micah Towery Poetry and Poetics
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Poets who write for self-expression write awful poetry. They don’t seek advice but affirmation.

Andrei Tarkovsky and the Visionary Experience

by Stewart K. Lundy Art
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Andrei Tarkovsky made an important film called Andrei Rublev, about a doubting monk, Russia’s greatest iconographer. The film feels very much like Bergman, from whom much of Tarkovsky’s style emerged. Like Bergman’s Seventh Seal, Tarkovsky’s Andrei Rublev is a slow-paced journey with monks, holy idiots, existential discourse, and symbolic animals.

How to Edit Poems in a Workshop (Towards a Different Kind of Workshop, Part III)

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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Break up into groups, something they love to do now-a-days: Line/space coach, image/word choice coach, rhythm/syntax coach, and meaning/subtext coach.

Blogging through Allen Grossman, Part 1: The Role of Poetry

by Micah Towery The Other
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First, I want to say it is an honor to be blogging with so many great minds and poets. Some of you I’ve met in person, and many of you I haven’t. I hope to get to know all of you, at least virtually. It will be fun to see where blog goes. Now, onto […]