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Homeless poets find an outlet in street newspapers.
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Pauli Murray’s Dark Testament reintroduces a major Black poet.
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How to teach bewildering poems.
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A family struggles to save the work of Zanzibar’s greatest poet.
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Terrance Hayes and the poetics of the un-thought.
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Alejandra Pizarnik’s French poems reveal the artist’s restless obsessions.