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Who Are We, Really?
What poems about murder can reveal about ourselves.
By Laura Sims

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The Writing Class
On privilege, the AWP-industrial complex, and why poetry doesn’t seem to matter.
By Jaswinder Bolina

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Wittgenstein, a Memoir
How a teacher of philosophy turned one writer into a poet.
By Garrett Caples

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The Heart Is Strange
John Berryman turns 100.
By Daniel Swift

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Modern Wit
Why the 18th-century Laetitia Pilkington is a heroine for today.
By Ruth Graham

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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

Articles for Teachers & Students
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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