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Is It Work? April 15, 2014: A neighbor famously called Robert Frost the laziest man in the world, not just because he sat on the porch all day staring at nature like it was television, but also because he was constantly falling asleep in snowdrifts in the woods and letting hired men die poetically on his hearth instead of calling an ambulance to come pick them up. "He [...] by

The Poetry of Our Youth April 25, 2013: Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so ardently in high school that the profound and sticky wistfulness of unfulfilled teenage desire roars back to life at each listening. Of course, many songs I still like from that time I know [...] by

John Latta on A. R. Ammons to Denise Levertov on Hugh Kenner re: Yvor Winters October 30, 2012: The most current Chicago Review, 57 1/2, is a special double issue dedicated to poet A. R. Ammons. Featuring "a selection of previously unpublished poems and a historical dossier including an unpublished interview, prose, and correspondence...accompanied by new critical and historical essays on Ammons by Susan Stewart, John Wilkinson, Simon [...] by