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2012 Poetry Reads April 4, 2013: As a younger writer / I read a lot of the work by my peers / as well as that written by the few generations prior to mine – much of my post-college reading was of poetry written since the early part of the 20th century. I now read mostly things that I know will sustain me in some way – I’ve been reading and re-reading Japanese poetry / [...] by

“Exile’s Letter” is stuck in Edmund White’s head February 6, 2012: We've written about the Paris Review's "The Poem Stuck in My Head" series before (here and here). But that's because we like it so much. In the latest installment, Edmund White reflects on "Exile's Letter," a poem by Li Po, translated by Ezra Pound: Ezra Pound’s beautiful translation of a poem by Li Po, from Pound’s great early book Cathay, [...] by