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FUTURE NO FUTURE April 1, 2014: Another panel on the future of poetry? Another gathering of anointed poet-critics? It's sinister. lbr, I’ve sat on such a panel before—four years ago, and if anyone asks me this question again, I’ll make the case again that the future of poetry is no future, that what’s interesting and unkillable about poetry is its blackbox present [...] by

Object lessons of recent American poetry June 22, 2010: Stephen Burt posits a "turn among poets to reference, to concrete, real things" in the Boston Review: Almost all literary movements and moments expire in a crowd of imitators: what Hoagland called, disparagingly, “the skittery poem of our moment” may be about to slip into just that crowd. Yet Hoagland’s nominee for its replacement—what [...] by