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Paper Cuts
Is paper’s diminishing relevance changing the way poets write?
By Ali Pechman

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These Charming Men
How Morrissey’s music turned one teenager into a poetry lover.
By Kimberly Reyes

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The Imaginative Man
C.S. Lewis’s first love was poetry, and it enabled him to write the prose for which he is remembered.
By Laura C. Mallonee

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Based on a True Story. Or Not.
Does it matter if a poem that seems autobiographical is actually fictional?
By Kathleen Rooney

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Left Behind
Can poetry comfort the grieving?
By Joy Katz

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A Little Society
From the Brontës to Dorothy and William Wordsworth, literary siblings challenge assumptions of lonely genius.
By Casey N. Cep

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Forever — is composed of Nows —
How poet Emily Dickinson continues to inspire.
By The Editors

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Mystery Man
For a few years in the 1930s, Ronald Lane Latimer struck gold as an editor, publishing Stevens, Williams, and more. Then he disappeared.
By Ruth Graham

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Not Quite
Why Rachel Wetzsteon is her generation’s best love poet.
By Adam Kirsch

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Back to School with Poetry
Poetry lessons and resources for teachers.
By The Editors

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