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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Featured Blogger
    By Duriel E. Harris

    Krista C. Franklin, "Paper Dolls," detail, 2004, mixed media collage. (Collection of the author; photograph provided by the artist) I. From “Blood Labyrinth” I split and split again and wade in...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At the New York Daily News's Page Views Books Blog, Allison Chopin looks at Anne Sexton's third book, her 1967 Pulitzer Prize–winning Live or Die. "It serves as a memoir,...

  • Open Door
    By Jericho Brown

    Suicide’s Note           by Langston Hughes The calm, Cool face of the river Asked me for a kiss.   The desire to be dead and the desire not to be alive and the desire to kill oneself...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    They are a rather convincing bunch. For Bustle, Anna Szilagyi proclaims the seven necessary goddesses on your bedside table: Whether you need a metaphorical shoulder to cry on or just...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Yolanda Wisher

    I wrote the poem Ruby Flo one summer during my undergraduate years. I was staying at my boyfriend’s family home because my mom and I were steady fighting. His...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Coldfront has an up essay today about Confessionalist writing rendered in feminism, beginning with Adrienne Rich for whom: "...the traditional domestic goals of a woman’s life conflicted with the life...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    We're definitely not ready to stop talking about her literary debut, The Compleat Purge (Kenning, 2013), which has knocked our socks off and Patrick Gaughan's too, who reviews Trisha Low's...

  • Featured Blogger
    By David Trinidad

    If you happen to have a spare $159.60 you don’t know what to do with, you might want to consider purchasing Chronicle of the Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry (available on...

  • Featured Blogger
    By David Trinidad

    1. I feel fortunate to have met Ted Berrigan, just once, during my first trip to New York in October 1982. I really wanted to meet Alice Notley,...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Camille Rankine

    On Monday night I stayed up until 3 a.m. waiting for a glimpse of the blood moon, a lunar eclipse where the moon shifts into earth’s shadow and flushes red...

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