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cento for love April 3, 2014: written for a performance with Dohee Lee and Simon Pettet on March 28, 2014 Poetry is not for the passive. It is, as Mayakovsky knew, at its very heart tendentious. Even the love poem agitates the beloved to fall in love with the poet. Like the first time I ever heard “Crazy in Love” is the only time I’ll ever understand. Once [...] by

Strictly Amateur January 7, 2014: [Editor's Note: This "Open Door" piece is a response to Tyrone William's post "Amateur Poets and the Academy," posted on Harriet on October 21st, 2013.] When I was a student at Columbia University in the 90s, the street in Morningside Heights was a much different story. There were three 24-hour greasy spoons in a space of four blocks on [...] by

We Want! We Want! Bay Area Public School Presents Free Poetry School this Fall! October 28, 2013: This just in! The Bay Area Public School is hosting a series of free poetry classes taught by preeminent poets, throughout the month of November. That's right! SIX POETRY SEMINARS & CLASSES AT THE BAY AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL IN NOVEMBER ! We are so excited to welcome a cavalcade of world-class poets to our School this November ! They'll [...] by

New to the Archive October 16, 2013: Last week we mentioned a new poetry sampler of Latin@ poetry that we're excited to feature. Today, we're going to drill into the online archive and see what else has been added since we last checked in. Some recently added poets and poems to the archive include the likes of Anna Moschovakis with a variety of Thought Experiments and other [...] by

New to the Archive August 23, 2013: We've just replenished the coffers with some valuable poem nuggets and thought Friday morning would be the perfect time to share these treats from our online archive. Ya know, just to get the weekend off on the right foot. First, it is with great pleasure that we've added this handful of poems by Philip Lamantia, filling in that surrealist [...] by

ON Contemporary Practice Volume 2 February 9, 2010: For anyone out in the Bay Area tomorrow night, coeditors Michael Cross and Kyle Schlesinger, and a critical mass of Bay Area contributors will launch ON Contemporary Practice 2 at Moe’s Books in Berkeley. When Michael, Kyle, and I conceived of the journal about two and a half years ago it was at the Tile Bar in the East Village after a [...] by