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Open Door
By Corina Copp

Sho Sugita and I met in graduate school at Brooklyn College, where he was studying poetry, and I was in the playwriting program. Years bulleted, beelined by us, way too fast, and Sho moved to Japan. In 2017, I had...

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This Month's Featured Blogger

Each month we invite a different blogger to discuss poetics and craft, influence and trends, and the writing life of a poet.

  • By Marie Buck

    Last year I had a strange set of experiences wherein three different, new-to-me people I brought home on separate occasions each started ruminating aloud,...

  • By Marie Buck

    My first poetry professor, in undergrad, used to talk a lot about “the lyric moment” in a poem. I’m not sure if this is...

  • By Marie Buck

    About two years ago, I was sitting at a bar with a friend and realized I no longer believed in socialism. I mean: I...

  • By Sueyeun Juliette Lee

    1. Dark Times Thirst for Light When I look back at some of the language I use to describe my interest in light—what endures, fragility,...

From the Editors of Poetry
  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Alison Fraser

    Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog occasionally features online exclusives. This installment comes from The Collages of Helen Adam, just co-published by Further Other Book Works and Cuneiform Press. Past exclusives can be...

  • Paige Lewis
    From Poetry Magazine
    By Paige Lewis

    Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Paige Lewis’s poem “You Can Take Off Your Sweater, I’ve Made Today Warm” appears in the January...

  • From Poetry Magazine
    By Lindsay Garbutt

    The Reading List is a feature of Poetry’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the January 2018 issue share some recommendations. Ari Banias I’ve been loving Palestinian poet Ghayath Almadhoun’s tremendous book...

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Harriet is the literary blog for the Poetry Foundation. It is dedicated to featuring diverse and innovative thinking in areas of poetry and poetics, and serves as a portal to the latest poetry-related news.

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