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Poetry


03.07.14: Philip Schultz

Why
A poem by Philip Schultz.
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11.01.13: Daisy Fried

Women's Poetry
A poem by Dairy Fried.
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09.27.13: Stephen Dunn

Promiscuity
A poem by Stephen Dunn.
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09.05.13: Karen Green

Bough Down
An excerpt from Bough Down, Karen Green's transcendent book about surviving her husband's suicide.
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07.26.13: Kwame Dawes

Coffee Break
A poem by Kwame Dawes.
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07.12.13: Dennis O’Driscoll

Memoir
A poem by Dennis O'Driscoll.
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06.14.13: Bob Hicok

Life
A poem by Bob Hicok.
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05.24.13: Joshua Weiner

At the Next Hospital
A poem by Joshua Weiner.
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03.27.13: Ben Lerner

Didactic Elegy
A poem by Ben Lerner.
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02.15.13: James Arthur

Poem from Behind a Gorilla Mask
Poem from Behind a Gorilla Mask by James Arthur.
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11.29.12: Jack Gilbert

Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina
A poem by Jack Gilbert.
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11.09.12: William Butler Yeats

Memory
A poem by William Butler Yeats.
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09.21.12: Fernando Aguiar

Ecologic Sonnet
'Ecologic Sonnet', a visual poem by Fernando Aguiar.
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08.24.12: Ashley Toliver

King
A poem by Ashley Toliver.
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07.20.12: Claudia Rankine and John Lucas

“Situation 5”
A poem on film by Claudia Rankine and John Lucas.
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06.15.12: Katherine Larson

Study for Love’s Body
A poem by Katherine Larson.
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05.18.12: Michael McGriff

When the Spirit Comes to Him as the Voice of Morning Light
A poem by Michael McGriff.
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12.28.11: Donald Hall

Green Farmhouse Chairs
A poem by Donald Hall.
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09.09.11: John Barr

Manhattan Morning
A poem by John Barr, for September 11.
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08.11.11: Diana O’Hehir

Home
A poem by Diana O'Hehir.
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08.04.11: Diana O’Hehir

House
A poem by Diana O'Hehir.
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03.24.11: Robert Pinsky

"ABC"
A poem by Robert Pinsky.
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10.02.10: Stephen Vincent Benét

"Metropolitan Nightmare"
A poem by Stephen Vincent Benét.
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06.17.10: J.D. McClatchy

"A View of the Sea"
A poem by J.D. McClatchy.
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05.24.10: James Merrill

"b o d y"
A poem by James Merrill.
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02.15.10: Christian Wiman

"Five Houses Down"
Five Houses Down, a poem by Christian Wiman.
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12.14.09: Sharon Olds

"Q"
Q, a poem by Sharon Olds.
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09.29.09: Paul Muldoon

"@"
@. "Like the whorl of an out-of-this-world ear..." A poem celebrating our most contemporary punctuation mark by Paul Muldoon.
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07.14.09: Chase Twichell

"Negligent Worldicide"
Negligent Worldicide, a poem by Chase Twichell.
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05.19.09: Christian Bök

"W, a poem"
A poem about typography by Christian Bök.
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03.17.09: Franz Wright

"Visiting the Library in a Strange City"
A poem by Franz Wright.
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01.07.09: W.S. Merwin

"Unchopping A Tree"
"Start with the leaves, the small twigs, and the nests that have been shaken, ripped, or broken off by the fall; these must be gathered and attached once again to their respective places..." A prose poem by W.S. Merwin about how to unchop a tree.
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08.19.08: Adam Zagajewski

"Describing Paintings"
"Describing Painting" a poem by Adam Zagajewski from his new book Eternal Enemies.
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04.21.08: Allan Chochinov

"Ode To My Toaster"
Ode To My Toaster, a poem by Allan Chochinov.
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10.06.06: Rachel Hadas

"The Coloring Book" (2006)
"The Coloring Book" by Rachel Hadas (2006)
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09.01.06: Billy Collins

"Design" (1995)
"Design," a poem by Billy Collins.
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03.27.05: Robert Frost

"Design" (1936)

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