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Poem of the Week: Maria Mazziotti Gillan

by Brian Fanelli Poems of the Week
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Watching the Pelican Die On TV, I watch the pelican with its mouth wide open, its wings and body coated with oil. Is it screaming? I do not hear the sound and since this is a photograph, I don’t know if it was caught in that mouth-stretched howl when it died or if it’s howling […]

Poem of the Week: Christine Gelineau

by Brian Fanelli Poems of the Week

Bliss

Poem of the Week

by Dawn Leas Poems of the Week
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Prayer for Topaz, 1942 Dear God, Mom said you are busy and don’t have time to listen to a little 8-year-old Negro girl from North Carolina and her foolishness, like praying for a box of candy. That would be selfish. But if it’s really important she said, then I should take it to you in […]

Poem of the Week: Ned Balbo

by Dawn Leas Poems of the Week
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First Thaw

Homer to Gluck: First Lines

by Sarah Foil Poetry and Poetics
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Our twitter and tumblr followers shared their favorite first lines of poetry.

Poetry Comics! Warren Craghead

by Bianca Stone Poetry Comics
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Warren Craghead III lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA with his wife and two daughters.

Poetry Comics! Paul Legault

by Bianca Stone Poetry Comics
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Paul Legault is the co-founder of the translation press Telephone Books and the author of three books of poetry.

THEthe Red Room Collaboration

by THEthe Poetry Blog Editors Red Room
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THEthe Poetry and The Red Room Company are teaming up to share poems across the oceans.

Poem of the Week: Simone Kearney

by Zachary Pace Poems of the Week
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[A]

Google Translates Poetry

by Micah Towery Poetry and Poetics
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Meta-lord of the cloud-lords of meta of!

Poem of the Week: David McConnell

by Zachary Pace Poems of the Week
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[Pissing]

Poem of the Week: Sridala Swami

by Metta Sama Poems of the Week
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[A work of art is a problem]

Poem of the Week: Saeed Jones

by Metta Sama Poems of the Week
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[The Blue Dress]

Poem of the Week: Jonterri Gadson

by Metta Sama Poems of the Week
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[To Women Waiting at the Gynecologist]

Poem of the Week: Shuntaro Tanikawa

by Martin Rock Poems of the Week
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[3 Poems from “62 Sonnets”]

Poem of the Week: Brooks Lampe

by Brian Chappell Poems of the Week
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[Three Prose Poems]

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