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A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Jennifer Scappettone

    Sandro Botticelli, La Primavera (detail of Chloris), tempera on panel, c. 1483, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. As a child I lived with a reproduction of an image of Sandro Botticelli’s...

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    By Philip Jenks

    "If we are not ready to shoot a saboteur and White Guardist, what sort of revolution is that?” (Vladamir Lenin, qtd. in Fitzpatrick, Sheila. The Russian Revolution. Oxford University Press. New...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    It’s hard to believe that Amiri Baraka passed away six months ago. The many readings and remembrances that followed his passing attest to his lasting influence. But how does one...

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    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...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    If you're NYC-bound next week and the city hasn't been besieged by massive floodwaters as the whopping total of 56.6 inches of snowfall melts—find inspiration to go out with a...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes that's right: Please Bring Balloons—to THE STRAND! The NYC independent bookstore charted record sales this holiday season, of fiction, poetry, and who knows what else. Wow! Go team! Via...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Paul Muldoon and his partner, novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz, talk to the New York Times about their experience downsizing from a home in New Jersey to an apartment on the...

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    By Anthony Madrid

    I remember a thousand years ago when I was at Columbia I memorized the last forty or fifty lines of “Lycidas”—the part of the poem I had always wept over....

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    First International Dada Fair, Berlin, 1920 Courtesy of Hannah Hoch We're accustomed to David Buuck's careful and critical writings on contemporary poetry, so now that's he's begun a series of posts...

  • By Bhanu Kapil

    Barbara Jane Reyes: "My question is about women of color publishing now. Why so dispersed? Why so defanged? Why so reticent, so deferential to others’ authority?" Quick answer: The body. To write...

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