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From the current issue of Poetry

From This Issue July/August 2018
  • poem
    By Lynn Melnick

    When I was your age I went to a banquet.

  • poem
    By Robin Richardson

    She could live on chips on paint chips potato chips the poker chips he

  • Prose from Poetry Magazine
    By Krista Franklin

    I didn’t want one child. I wanted a thousand. 

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If all your friends read poetry, would you read it too? We think so, and here’s why.

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Founded in Chicago by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry is the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world. More History