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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

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

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

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

Self Made
In the early years of the 20th century, Florence Ripley Mastin called herself a poet, and then she made herself one.
By Ruth Graham

Articles for Teachers & Students
Teaching the Persona Poem
Don’t write what you know; write who you aren’t.
By Rebecca Hazelton

Rumors of the Stars
Why would a poet try to immortalize gossip?
By Austin Allen

Change’s Purchase
How Alan Shapiro is a poet of revision.
By Jonathan Farmer

Sleep as Resistance
Hejinian, Whitman, and more on the politics of sleep.
By Siobhan Phillips

Vital Signs
A poet and photographer join together to celebrate the rough beauty of San Bernardino.
By The Editors

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