Chris Hefner, "Untitled (for Angelique)," 2015

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    By Dan Taulapapa McMullin

    is a fairy-tale queendom   with monsters whom I don’t know     I only know my friends the fairies      ...

  2. Featured poem
    By Noah Buchholz

    That night the moon rose in the window. Its light touched the pane and spread over the floor. The girls climbed out of their...

  3. Featured poem
    By Federico García Lorca

    In the branches of the laurel tree I saw two dark doves One was the sun and one the moon Little neighbors I said where...

  4. Featured poem
    By Francis Ponge

    Unlike the ashes that make their home with hot coals, snails prefer moist earth. Go on: they advance while gluing...

  5. Featured poem
    By Julia Fiedorczuk

    Beauty exists, la ermozura egziste and paradises are not artificial, yet how can one have fans of ginkgo, green right next to...

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Editors' Blog
By Meaghan Winston
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

For our July/August 2016 playlist, we asked Meaghan Winston, the Poetry Foundation’s web analyst, 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 poems by Daniela Danz, translated by Monika Cassel; plus, an interview with Craig Santos Perez on Pacific Islander poetry, and poems by Teresia Teaiwa and Brandy Nālani McDougall.

Discussion Guide
Bodies (and Bawdiness) in the July/August 2016 Poetry


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