Marion Kadi, "Mille et Une Nuits," 2015

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    By Lisa Gill

    Lash everything irredeemable to the ficus with muscle. Use the flexor digitorum brevis from the arch of my right foot. This is how...

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    Featured poem
    By Calvin Forbes

    Shakespeare understood the blues. He knew parting was such sweet sorrow. Mr. Shakespeare was the main MC Of the Elizabethan scene and so...

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    By Marianne Boruch

    Day after day of rain. A ticket straight to the mild-mannered hell of rethinking whatever, the drive to EconoFoods: not a lot...

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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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