Victoria Martinez, "Nuestra Piel," 2016

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Editors' Blog
By Lindsay Garbutt
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Did you forget to download your free copy of the April 2017 issue of Poetry? There are still five days left of National Poetry Month,...

The Poetry Magazine Podcast

The editors go inside the pages of Poetry, talking to poets and critics, debating the issues, and sharing their poem selections with listeners.

The editors talk with Sumita Chakrabroty about her poem "Dear, beloved" from the April 2017 issue of Poetry.

Discussion Guide
Plums, Volcanoes, and Heartbreak in the April 2017 Poetry


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