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    By Camille Guthrie

    I was too shy to say anything but Your poems are so beautiful. What kinds of things, feelings, or ideas...

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    Sidney Clopton Lanier has been acknowledged as being one of the finest poets produced by the South in the nineteenth...

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    By Donald Revell

    I begin to think Actaeon never changed. The words that followed him, the poems That leapt upon him and left him for...

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    No one can deny the power, endurance, and memorable lines of the work of John Skelton; he is indisputably the...

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    Of all English poets, Thomas Chatterton seemed to his great Romantic successors most to typify a commitment to the life...

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    Poet Jane Miller was born in New York. Influenced by Federico García Lorca, Virginia Woolf, Gertrude Stein, and Adrienne Rich,...

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    By Garrett Hongo

    I. A Porphyry of Elements Starting in a long swale between the Sierras    and the Coast Range,...

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    Unlike most of the English Romantics, who wrote predominantly either in verse or in prose, Robert Southey—like his friend and...

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    The 1866 publication of his long poem Snow-Bound brought John Greenleaf Whittier popular acclaim and financial security. But literary success...

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    No name is more inextricably bound to the aesthetic movement of the 1880s and 1890s in England than that of...

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    An oft-quoted remark attributed to poet Amy Lowell applies to both her determined personality and her sense of humor: "God...

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    Francis Ledwidge grew up in the Irish countryside. His father died when he was only five years old, leaving him,...

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    Ntozake Shange was born Paulette Williams into an upper middle-class African-American family. Her father was an Air Force surgeon and...

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    By Donald Hall

                                   1 “Always Be Closing,” Liam told us— abc of real estate, used cars, and poetry. Liam the dandy loved Brooks Brothers shirts, double-breasted suits,...

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    By Ted Berrigan

    A lovely body gracefully is nodding Out of a blue Buffalo                                     Monday morning                                                                  curls softly rising color...

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    By Spencer Reece

    In Miami, this May afternoon, I look up, the sky hot, so hot, always, and heating up hotter — how long I...

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    By Alice Notley

    “Flowery mantle.” “Homeric sacrifice?” “noise of darkness” “fear of darkness” “now mantle of innocence” “King of his death now” “Home”...

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    Lynn Emanuel is the author of several volumes of poetry. She sees her Hotel Fiesta (1984), The Dig (1992), and...

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    By May Swenson

    1 A smudge for the horizon that, on a clear day, shows the hard edge of hills...

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    By Douglas Kearney

                                           0. the first line? “blackface is sometimes the truth.” the poet knows this will make fire.   ponders performing...

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