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    Anne Waldman looks to myth for the future of feminism.

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    When I was your age I went to a banquet.

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    She could live on chips on paint chips potato chips the poker chips he

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    By Krista Franklin

    I didn’t want one child. I wanted a thousand. 

Podcasts
From Poetry Off the ShelfJuly 2018

Remembering Donald Hall and his advocacy for archival audio recordings of poets.

  • From The Poetry Magazine PodcastJuly 2018

    The editors discuss Lynn Melnick’s poem “Twelve” from the July/August 2018 issue of Poetry.

  • From PoetryNowJuly 2018

    Daniel Poppick thinks about fear and recalls a woman from Queens who was disfigured in an acid attack in 2015. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

  • From PoetryNowJuly 2018

    Alan Felsenthal lists and blesses aspects of his life, large and small, for which he is grateful. Produced by Katie Klocksin.

  • From The Poetry Magazine PodcastJuly 2018

    The editors discuss Safia Elhillo’s poem “yasmeen” from the July/August 2018 issue of Poetry.

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Tracing the fight for equality and women’s rights through poetry.

Featured Biographies
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    Natalie Diaz was born in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the...

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    Marcus Wicker was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is the author of Silencer (2017) and Maybe the Saddest Thing (2012), which...

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