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Video: W.C. Williams reads ‘By the road to the contagious hospital’

They enter the new world naked,
cold, uncertain of all
save that they enter. All about them
the cold, familiar wind-

April 11, 2020 · 1 Comment

Djelloul Marbrook: The Prosody of an Ineradicable Sob

My poems, whatever their other springs may be, flow from the meter of my inner voice in creative conflict with an ineradicable sob. When my breathing is interrupted by a … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Paul Christensen: Prophecy and Poetry

In 1800, it was possible to imagine what might be turning Europe into a new direction, away from the lingering powers of medieval institutions like the monarchy, the Catholic Church, … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 4 Comments

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