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Flavorwire for Your Monday: ‘20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry’ September 9, 2013: Hopefully your Monday morning co-workers aren't giving you grief for all those readings that you said you attended this weekend, but if they are: rest assured that the folks at Flavorwire have got your back—in addition to—well, you know—us! That's right, just in time for that Monday morning workplace existential crisis, we bring [...] by

The Poet’s Ear April 15, 2013: We’ve all heard it said that a given poet has (or doesn’t have, as the case may be) an “ear.” This is not the same thing as having a distinct “voice.” Although both terms are centered around the notion of speech, “voice”—oddly—does not usually have much to do with the actual sound of the voice, but rather with the set of [...] by

Don’t Wax the Poem April 1, 2010: Maybe all poets are nerds or they wouldn’t be poets. But not all poets write nerdy. Some are suave, which can be a good thing. Some are elegant in an elegant way. Nerds can be elegant in a backwards way, by retaining their bumps and inelegances, bumptious idiosyncrasies, a being-in-life at least as much as in-literature. There’s plenty to [...] by