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By Lily Gurton-Wachter

A new tradition of war poetry exposes the hidden relationships between power and language.

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    By The Editors

    A new Manual Cinema video brings World War I poetry to life.

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    By Ed Simon

    Thomas Wyatt, the first great poet of totalitarianism, speaks to the anxieties of troubled times.

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    By Don Share

    On Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize recipient Martín Espada.

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    By Marianne Boruch

    A new perspective on views—and being viewy.

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By Brenda Coultas

I began a journal of my regular walks on the Bowery, once America’s most infamous street.

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