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  1. Featured poem
    By Ari Banias

    In a room more chicken coop than room, I rent a fan that feels on my face like sound. Low traffic from...

  2. Rainer Ganahl
  3. Featured poem
    By Sylvia Legris

    On a scale of Lustrous to Sockeye, Fishscale to Fire-Dot. Not Ichthyosis: Lichen. Fruiting bodies in a calcareous spot. Goldspeck. Blushing. O the diffuse...

  4. Justus Poehls
    Featured poem
    By Melissa Range

    “Now, tell me one difference,” my sister says, “between Old English and New English.” Well, Old English has a word for our...

  5. Robert Turney

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Editors' Blog
By David Wheatley
Monday, September 26, 2016

The Editors’ Blog occasionally features online exclusives by Poetry’s contributors. This installment comes from David Wheatley, whose article “So Much Better Than Most Things Written on...

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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