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Escapes
Eight poets reveal their most memorable summer reading experiences.
By Sara Ivry

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As Ever
The letters of Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti chart a 40-year friendship and two storied careers.
By The Editors

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Political Poeticizing
‘The Gift Outright’ and how poetry is built on problems.
By Siobhan Phillips

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The Locals
Why Spoon River Anthology still resonates 100 years later.
By Stefan Beck

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“The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” Turns 100
The famous poem was nearly not published.
By The Editors

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Teachings
A summer stint in a hospital, where poetry is necessary medicine.
By Win Bassett

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Behind the Sound
Does the man who created a storied 1970s collection live up to the legend?
By Daniel Nester

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Learning about Figurative Language
How to use simile and metaphor like a boss.
By Rebecca Hazelton

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Learning Image and Description
Opening the luminous door in your writing.
By Rachel Richardson

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Going Electric
One poet’s beginnings—and interruptions.
By Aram Saroyan

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