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November 2003

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

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  • A. Moritz
  • Billy Collins
  • Christopher Middleton
  • Debora Greger
  • J. Barbarese
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine REPULSIVE THEORY

      By Kay Ryan
      Little has been made
      of the soft, skirting action
      of magnets reversed,
      while much has been
      made of attraction.
      But is it not this pillowy
      principle of repulsion
      that produces the
      doily...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine BETTER DAYS

      By A. F. Moritz
      Never anymore in a wash of sweetness and awe
      does the summer when I was seventeen come back
      to mind against my will, like a bird crossing

      my vision. Summer of moist nights full of girls...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine A CAVE OF ANGELFISH HUDDLE AGAINST THE MOON

      By Ron De Maris
      Put an ear to the light at fall
      of dark and you will hear
      nothing. This pale luminescence
      that drifts in upon them
      makes a blue bole of their caves,
      a scare of their scything
      tails. They tell
      in the...

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