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H.D. (Hilda Doolittle): The Walls Do Not Fall

tendons, muscles shattered, outer husk dismembered,
yet the frame held:
we passed the flame: we wonder
what saved us? what for?

August 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Daisy Fried: So Much Depends on WCW

William Carlos Williams was a furious poetic revolutionary — furiously working over a lifetime to reinvent American poetry, furious at poetry he considered backward, and at critics and editors who … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · 4 Comments

T.E. Hulme: Autumn

And saw the ruddy moon lean over a hedge
Like a red-faced farmer.

October 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lola Ridge: The Dream

But the day is an up-turned cup
and its sun a junk of red iron
guttering in sluggish-green water

May 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: Rediscovering our world through poetry

Morning rumination: Hive mind, large and small. Some years ago, having been trained in the tight modernist lyric, the poem that adds up to the neat conclusion, usually with an … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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