poetry

Poem of the Week: Loren Kleinman

by Dawn Leas Poems of the Week
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At Fifteen I measured time in cigarettes. Underneath the underpass I popped reds and dropped blues next to sucked off Popsicle sticks. I straddled the concrete curb and anointed the night with love. I was alive— snorting coke in abandoned homes where pigeon shit painted the floor white. I ripped off loose wood and climbed […]

In defense of the motley rather than the trans-disciplinary

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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Any real learning is contingent upon judicious digression.

On Shema Mitzvah in my poetry

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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I do not believe in the separation of faith and works, but, like James, believe faith without works is dead, and works without faith is merely materialism as a form of the dole.

The Poetry Object: Nicholas Powell

by Tamryn Bennett Red Room
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Cassette Sonnet

Teacher as Midwife

by Joe Weil Society
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You want to have an open sesame for every soul you encounter. You want something to open in them and for them, and when you are at your best, you don’t care if they ever say thank you.

Poem of the Week: Micah Towery

by Colie Hoffman Poems of the Week
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[An Invitation (Horace's Ode i.20)]

Sweet Sue Terry and “Hurt Hawks”

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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At one point, I made a very precarious living playing piano in a couple bars, one of which was run by a coke fiend who had a driver pick me up for the gig three times a week.

Metaphysicians in the Dark: Poetry, Thinking, and Nostalgia for the Idea

by Daniel Tutt Poetry and Poetics
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Does poetry think with philosophy? Or might we re-pose the question: does poetry rely on philosophy to think?

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