Table of Contents
FROM 100 YEARS
- From 100 Years
Grief and grace in the last century of Poetry magazine.
William Empson and Geoffrey Grigson on climbers, criticism, and the morality of rudeness.
POETS WE’VE KNOWN
- Geoffrey Hill
Remembering the Courtly Jester
- Muriel Rukeyser
At the Church of the Transfiguration
- Gwendolyn Brooks
In the Mecca
- Howard Nemerov
The Secret Sharer
- William Empson
Of Beards and Weirdness
- Emerson’s “The Poet”—A Circling
Translating the transcendentalist into today’s language.
- Heaven Is Not Verbose: A Notebook
Why poetry is like earthworms, thought is like cud, and understanding is like insanity.