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New Poetry Pairings at the New York Times June 24, 2010: The Poetry Foundation and American Life in Poetry have started a partnership with the New York Times Learning Network. Each week, they'll pair a poem with content from the paper. This week's Poetry Pairing features Alicia Ostriker and Krista Tippet--host of public radio's "Speaking of Faith". by

Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Maybe all poets are nerds or they wouldn’t be poets. But not all poets write nerdy. Some are suave, which can be a good thing. Some are elegant in an elegant way. Nerds can be elegant in a backwards way, by retaining their bumps and inelegances, bumptious idiosyncrasies, a being-in-life at least as much as in-literature. There’s plenty to [...] by