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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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First Loves
A formative moment, fixed in poets’ minds.
By Lynn Melnick, Brett Fletcher Lauer

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Snow Days
From flurries to relentless storms, why snow makes American poetry American.
By Stephen Burt

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Keats and King Lear
For the poet, Sundays were not for church, but for Shakespeare.
By Adam Plunkett

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Their Living Names
Elegies in the letters of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.
By Austin Allen

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