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Journal, Day Five July 28, 2006: Owing to time and space limitations, I’ve been able unable to discuss all items in the rich Kraków Poetry Seminars curriculum. There was, for example, a superb lecture by University of Houston [...] by

Journal, Day Four July 27, 2006: One purpose of the Kraków Poetry Seminars is to bridge American and Polish poetry cultures. Towards that end, the two major readings of the week, reviewed on this site by Bradford Gray Telford, [...] by

Journal, Day Three July 26, 2006: “Poets with History and Poets without History” In his poem “To Whistler, American,” Ezra Pound referred to his fellow countrymen as a “mass of dolts.” He was expressing an insecurity [...] by

Journal, Day Two July 25, 2006: You whom I could not save Listen to me. Try to understand this simple speech as I would be ashamed of another. I swear, there is in me no wizardry of words. I speak to you with silence like a cloud [...] by

Journal, Day One July 24, 2006: Although they take place immediately after the school year, when many writers repair to Vermont, Italy, Greece, or other creative writing capitals, it’s hard to think of the Kraków Poetry Seminars [...] by