Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

“What Becomes of Us as We Read?”: Ashbery and Ethical Criticism

by Andrew Field Poetry and Poetics
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What are some reasons why we read poetry? Why turn to a poem over a novel, a play, a philosophical treatise?

Ur Poems: Brian Chappell

by Brian Chappell Fiction
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Ashbery causes me to pause and reflect with awed humility that I could never do what he did in this poem.