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By Diana Arterian

There is a distinct and emerging trend within the poetry world that one might traditionally call “poetry of witness,” but bears an ethics I think of as a “counter-monument poetics.”

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Harriet is the literary blog for the Poetry Foundation. It is dedicated to featuring diverse and innovative thinking in areas of poetry and poetics, and serves as a portal to the latest poetry-related news.

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