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  1. Matt Valentine
    Featured poem
    By Eduardo C. Corral

    All zodiac allradar your voice I carried it across the Atlantic to Barcelona I photographed cathedrals cacti mosaic salamanders I even photo- graphed my lust always your voice skimming a woman’s skin mattress...

  2. Robert Giard
    Featured poem
    By Alfred Corn

    I’m queer for nouns or verbs that end in -ickle, For bouncy trampolines, for trust and bluff. We’re told by those downtown...

  3. Kaido Vainomaa
    Featured poem
    By Pascale Petit

    I bring you a hummingbird’s nest, woven from seed-down, thistle head, bound with lichen and spidersilk, shaped by a mother who presses her...

  4. Rainer Ganahl
  5. Robert Turney

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Editors' Blog
By Maggie Queeney
Friday, September 30, 2016

For our September 2016 playlist, we asked Maggie Queeney, the Poetry Foundation’s library coordinator, to read through the issue and curate a selection of music...

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 new poems by Max Ritvo, Toi Derricotte, and Sylvia Legris; plus, an interview with Rachel Corbett about the relationship between Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin.

Discussion Guide
Betwixt and Between in the September 2016 Poetry


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