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What We Write About When We Write About April 24, 2014: Last month, sitting in a Brooklyn living room at a salon for women writers, a poet was talking about content. There was this notion among poets, she said, that a poem need not be about anything. That [...] by

Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd : The Hypermeter of collaboration December 9, 2013: It was shortly after the poet Sabah As-Sabah passed.  I did not know the man personally but for those who knew him and his work, his departure touched everyone.  He was a Black man. A Gay man.  He [...] by

Royal Rhymes with Reason July 26, 2013: With Carol Ann Duffy on an ill (or perfectly)-timed vacation, there hasn’t been an official poem written for the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. But thanks to the [...] by