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From This Issue March 2018
  • Prose from Poetry Magazine
    By Vidyan Ravinthiran

    On Thom Gunn’s Selected Poems.

  • poem
    By Martha Silano

    Because it changes O’Hare to o hate,

  • poem
    By Frances Leviston

    Pained, permanent wakefulness

From Poetry Off the ShelfMarch 2018

Our series dedicated to the women's movement continues with the changing cultural roles of the 1970s, when women poets refused to be marginalized or tokenized, and public poetry readings and writing workshops for women spread across the U.S.


Poems, articles, podcasts, and blog posts that explore women’s history and women’s rights.

Featured Biographies
  • author

    Born in Istanbul, Turkey, to Iranian parents, Solmaz Sharif holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied and taught with June...

  • author

    During the course of a prolific career, Denise Levertov created a highly regarded body of poetry that reflects her beliefs as an...

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