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My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 2, 2013: I have to preface my choices for the “best poetry books of 2013” with a caveat: I know the people who wrote these books, and I like them very much. But I also admire their work very much, and knowing them as people has only enriched my appreciation of these books, which I truly believe to be among the best of 2013. Here they are, in no [...] by

Brooklyn + Poets + Moms! April 5, 2013: The doorbell rings. Amanda’s here, with Beckett (4) and Scarlett (3 months). We lug the kids and their attendant gear up three flights of stairs. As soon as we’re all settled inside, the apartment feels smaller and things get hectic. The boys—Beckett and my son, Caleb (2)—play with Legos, tussling a bit over who gets what colors. Mandy [...] by