presence

Way/s of Staying Present: 3 Brief Poems from Michael Hettich’s The Animals Beyond Us

by Jorge Rodriguez-Miralles Poetry and Poetics
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Hettich’s is a poetics of external and internal metamorphosis and regeneration.

Tips for Doing a Poetry Reading

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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The poetry improves, but the presentation of it just keeps getting worse.

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?

Presence beyond the spoken or written word

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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I always think that a poem “off the page” becomes an “act” of language rather than a poem, a thing made out of words.

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