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New to the Archive September 25, 2012: This week we’re offering some choice gems newly added to our online archive. In the news, we’ve been hearing a good deal about a renaissance of sorts in Canadian poetry. Sure, we’re [...] by

New to the Archive September 12, 2012: After a late-summer hiatus from our online archive reporting, we’re back with a hefty load of new poems we’ve added recently. Back in March Cedar Sigo reminded us how great Bob [...] by

New to the Archive July 13, 2012: This summer we’ve been gathering a smattering of poems to bulk up our online archive. For your reading pleasure, be sure to check out these poems by two Irish poets: Ciarán Carson and Rita Ann [...] by

New to the Archive May 25, 2012: We’re shoring up a whole bunch of goodness this week as we dip into the online archive to see what’s new. First up, we have two from the tome—from Ron Silliman’s The Alphabet, parts I and XII [...] by

New to the Archive May 1, 2012: You may not know this but you’re sitting on a treasure trove of poetry! Yes, so much so that sometimes it feels like you need a map to navigate all the goodness. So going forward, Harriet will [...] by

The Poetry Foundation’s most-read articles of 2011 December 19, 2011: 10. “Haiku Economics” by Stephen T. Ziliak I’m an economist. Yet poetry is my first stop on the way to invention—discovery of metaphors. No matter the audience, a model is a metaphor. [...] by

Harriet Reading Series Part II: Kenneth Goldsmith’s “Career in Poetry” November 28, 2011: Photo courtesy of Lawrence Schwartzwald Friday, December 16th at 7pm, poet, DJ, essayist, rabble-rouser and Ubuweb Roi Kenneth Goldsmith will present “My Career in Poetry or: How I Learned to Stop [...] by

Shark attacks, urban uprisings, floods, giant robots, and the black automaton invade Chicago September 6, 2011: Douglas Kearney–poet, performer, librettist, Cave Canem fellow, author of Fear, Some and The Black Automaton–will be reading here at the Poetry Foundation on September 23 at 7pm as part [...] by

Most popular poem of the summer? August 31, 2011: On our site, anyway, the most popular poem of the summer–by FAR– is this 1952 gem from ee cummings, “[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in].” i carry your heart with me(i [...] by