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About the Shark
How do we see ourselves in animals?
By Kathleen Rooney

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Ovid and Marty McFly
How Ben Lerner’s new novel dissolves into a poem.
By Adam Plunkett

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Learning the Poetic Line
How line breaks shape meaning
By Rebecca Hazelton

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The Natural
How Gary Snyder continues to surprise.
By Stefan Beck

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Lightning and Lullabies
Dylan Thomas was not only a young genius but a genius of youth.
By Austin Allen

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'It's Cooking'
The work behind Frank O’Hara’s seemingly light Lunch Poems, now 50 years old.
By Callie Siskel

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Voice of Eros
George Herbert was a good churchman, but his poems made him a master of the erotic.
By Adam Plunkett

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'China Is the Magic Place'
Why Marianne Moore looked east for inspiration.
By Alexandra Pechman

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Tell It Slant
How to write a wise poem.
By Camille T. Dungy

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Beneath His Hat
How Cliven Bundy and cowboy poetry leads us to Wordsworth and Brodsky.
By Kathleen Rooney

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