Homer to Gluck: First Lines

February 3, 2014
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Our twitter and tumblr followers shared their favorite first lines of poetry.

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Translating Horace: Ode i.5

April 12, 2011
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Horace is just too good a craftsman for a translation to do him any ultimate justice. Yet I believe translators hope for a sort of “good will” that can exist between between themselves and the poet.

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Ur Poems: David Shapiro

January 28, 2011
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My first memory of my father is: “Hurled headlong flaming!”

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Bernadette Mayer’s “Eve of Easter”

May 5, 2010
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