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Poetry in 1968 February 22, 2013: We've been thinking about all things 1968 ever since we read David Biespiel's Poetry Wire at The Rumpus the other day. He offers an interesting challenge, as we mentioned earlier, to name the "Year of Years" in American poetry. We decided to twist the game a little and stick with 1968, searching inwardly at what the year looked like for Poetry [...] by

1968: Poetry’s Year of Years February 22, 2013: Amazing piece at The Rumpus by David Biespiel that tracks poetry through the years, marking it politically. The comments stream is a parlor game in which Biespiel invites you to "name your Year of Years in American Poetry.. and tell us why. Rules: 1) Poems have to still influence today’s poetry. Explain why. 2) The poetry can’t seem [...] by