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  • From Poetry Magazine
    By John Lee Clark

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue.

    Black text on a white background of the poem "A DeafBlind Poet" by John Lee Clark. The poem is comprised of a single prose block.
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Susanna Nied

    Danish is a quirky language, and one of my favorite quirks is that the same word—guldsmed—can mean either “goldsmith” or “dragonfly.”

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Krista Franklin

    There are long stretches when poems and I don’t speak.

    Krista Franklin
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Eric Gansworth

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. 

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Vahni Capildeo

    The forecast for conditions at sea used to be a front-page item every day in the Trinidad Guardian, and every day worded almost the...

    Vahni Capildeo
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Paul Tran

    “Can poetry hurt us?” the sixth grade class of Lillie C. Evans School in Miami asks Patricia Smith in her poem, “Building Nicole’s Mama.”

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Martín Espada

    When I opened the March issue of Poetry, my right hand began to shake.

    Black and white photo of the poet Martín Espada.
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Robert Sullivan

    The poem I wrote in the current issue of Poetry derives most of its energy from the Polynesian ancestor and superhero, Māui.

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Paige Lewis

    Paige Lewis pens the Poetry contributor guest post for the January 2018 issue. 

    Paige Lewis
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Sonnet L'Abbé

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Sonnet L’Abbé’s poem “CXIV” appears in the December 2017 issue....

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