Marion Kadi, "Mille et Une Nuits," 2015

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  1. Ian Lambeth
    Featured poem
    By Laurie Clements Lambeth

    Time declines all, they say. Progression inevitable, they say. Hills that rise slant down. You have the floor, they say....

  2. Featured poem
    By Kaveh Akbar

    bear with me      it wasn’t long ago I was brainless lazily pulling fireflies into my teeth      ...

  3. Featured poem
    By Randall Mann

    The palms are psalms. The nail salons, manicured lawns. This is some phase. The park has been razed. I miss the hip, hours at a clip, their dopey...

  4. Yanbing Tan

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Editors' Blog
By Fred Sasaki
Monday, October 24, 2016

The University of Arizona Poetry Center is one of my favorite places in the world. Poetry Foundation Library Director Katherine Litwin and I have worked closely...

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 discuss Carolyn Forché's "Mourning" from the October 2016 issue of Poetry.

Discussion Guide
Iteration and Reiteration in the October 2016 Poetry


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