MFA programs

Poetry Scenes: Chicago

by Connor Stratman Poetry and Poetics
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When I’m asked about poetry in Chicago, I’m inclined to reply with the old Quaker response: “I don’t know what you’re talking about.”

A Truly Democratic Poetry

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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American literature sprung truly from the soil of democracy would be lively, but unrefined, poor on rules of thumb, sacrificing refinement to vitality.