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NPR Introduces Poetry of Infancy July 23, 2012: NPR's in-house poetry critic David Orr has written a short piece noting the paucity of poetry about infancy and pregnancy. Without dwelling too much on why this might be, Orr defends "poetry of parenthood" as a genre: Yes, there are a few great poems about infancy — William Blake's "Infant Joy" and "Infant Sorrow," for instance. But [...] by

More on Yeats from The Waterboys’ Mike Scott May 14, 2012: We've reported on The Waterboys' album An Appointment With Mr. Yeats here and here, and now, with the album out in the world, comes this Wales Online interview with Mike Scott. Let's jump right to Yeats' impact on the lead singer: “When I was 11 years old, my mother, who’s a university English lecturer, took me to a Yeats summer [...] by