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By Camille Guthrie

A poet uses a punctuation mark to plot a crime.

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    By Jill Bialosky

    How poetry offers a new way of seeing. 

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    By Jay Deshpande

    Adept across genres, Johnson made a lasting contribution to poetry.

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    By Kyla Marshell

    Patricia Smith on form, fathers, and the voice you don’t hear.

  • Essay
    By Adrienne Raphel

    Why Merwin’s The Lice is needed now more than ever.

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By Brian Lucas

I met Julien only a few years ago through mutual friends who rightfully assumed we’d hit it off. One day, we took a stroll around the UC Berkeley campus as Julien pointed out the entries to tunnels he’d explore while...

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