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Lists and Parataxis: A primer for those who want it

March 20, 2013
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Whitman has more listings than an anal retentive suburbanite.

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Composition and Instinct: An Interview with Cesca Janece Waterfield

February 20, 2013
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I try to rely on composition as much or more than instinct.

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Why Weirdness Can Be a Good Thing: the Aesthetic Satisfactions of a Compelling Strangeness

February 11, 2013
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What is the difference between a poem we call mawkish, or overly sentimental, and a poem that carries the right amount of sentimentality and wit?

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Teaching Poetry: Obedience vs. Conformity

March 28, 2012
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We must teach our students to reinvent the wheel over and over again, to go back to origins and test them.

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Google Translates Poetry

December 5, 2011
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Meta-lord of the cloud-lords of meta of!

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