Articles By CAITLIN KIMBALL
- Early American Soap Opera
The religious psychodramas of Anne Bradstreet and Edward Taylor.
- Elinor Wylie: “Wild Peaches”
An escape leads a young poet to confront her impulses.
- John Keats: “To Autumn”
In Keats’s finest season, even the gnats are mourning.
- Louise Bogan: “A Tale”
Was her first poem her best?
- Stevie Smith: “Not Waving but Drowning”
This poem finds its author not raving but frowning.
- Ten Poems to Read When You Get Stuffed in a Locker
Because it’s so funny you forgot to laugh.