Matthew Zapruder

mUutations: Matthew Zapruder

by Brooks Lampe Poetry and Poetics
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I’ve been thinking about what Robert Kelly wrote in the early 60s about each image in a poem having “its field of force, its shadow moving darkly through the poem.”

A Study in Fixation

by Michael Klein Poetry and Poetics
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One senses Zapruder has only been thinking of his subjects only for as long as it takes him to write the poem: they’re happening, as opposed to happened.

All the People of the Universe (An interview with Dorothea Lasky)

by Ben Fama The Other
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To sum up our tryptych of posts for Dorothea Lasky, I present a brief and delicious interview

Accident and Inspiration: Waking up from a Comma

by Evan Hansen Poetry and Poetics
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This is not my first year of teaching high school English, but it is my first year teaching at one of Portland, Oregon’s lowest-achieving high schools. There is much to say about my students’ backgrounds that might explain their sub-standard reading and writing: they come from a variety of places, including the mountains of Southeast […]