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Conduit: Connecting All the Stampeding Hearts February 3, 2014: [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Jamaal May’s “There Are Birds Here” and “Per Fumum” appear in the February 2014 issue. Previous posts in this series can be found on the Editors’ Blog.] In the photograph the man smiles and waves. A sun smiles on his bandana and banners [...] by

I really want to know April 2, 2010: Answer: Humanize the world. Make me feel real to myself. Make someone else (my husband?) feel special. Make way (room?) for someone else to write better poems. Connect me to the world. Occupy my time in such a way that I spend less time destroying the world. This semester I’m teaching a seminar at Columbia called “Lines and Lineage: [...] by

Internal Data October 8, 2009: Several days ago my 22-month old daughter, who has taken to occasionally placing tiny imaginary animals in one’s hand by holding her thumb and index finger a quarter inch apart and identifying the animal being handed over (bunny, zebra, kitty), strolled up to me, held her fingers just apart in my palm, and said “daddy”. The feeling of deep [...] by