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On Depression, Poets, & Candy April 10, 2013: In high school a friend of mine, who was suffering through the relentlessly miserable alienation of a suburban public education, was diagnosed with “Emotional Disorder.” Emotional Disorder! She is, no surprise, a poet and artist. Don’t all poets suffer from Emotional Disorder? Paisley Rekdal so wittily describes the difficulties of [...] by

No love [sonnets] for differential equations February 17, 2011: On MIT's Admissions blog, one student shows her true devotion to higher learning by writing a sonnet for each of her classes (except differential equations, with whom she's currently embroiled in a lovers' quarrel). Working off of five hours of sleep, the poet known only as Anna '14 emerges from back to back lectures on organic chemistry and the [...] by