Poetry Magazine Discussion Guides
Poems and Pictures of Contemporary Afghanistan
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April 2012 Name Games Questioning identity in the April 2012 Poetry
March 2012 Speech! Speech! Saying the Unsayable in the March 2012 Poetry
February 2012 Who Knows? Invention and Attention in the February 2012 Poetry
January 2012 All in the Timing Stops and Starts in the January 2012 Poetry
December 2011 Hidden Messages Questioning the Answers in the December issue of Poetry
November 2011 Getting in Shape Form and Function in the November 2011 Poetry
October 2011 The Long and Short of It Macrocosms and miniatures in the October issue of Poetry.
September 2011 Lucifer, labor, and lying The literal and the metaphorical in the September issue of Poetry.
July/August 2011 Sweets and Suites The July/August double issue of Poetry searches for hidden, transformative ...
June 2011 Seduction and Betrayal The problems and joys of translation in the June issue.
May 2011 Words Gone Sideways The May issue showcases savvy puns and slips of the tongue.
April 2011 Is This Thing On? The April issue investigates poetry's audience.