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    Koeneke was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and grew up in Tucson, Arizona, and Los Angeles. He is the author of the full-length poetry collections Body & Glass (2018), Etruria (2014), Musee Mechanique (2006), and Rouge State (2003). His...

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    By Rodney Koeneke

    This poem is essentially about life and death.

  • poem
    By Rodney Koeneke

    The bug’s psalm: don’t get crushed.

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    By Rodney Koeneke

    So I say to my friend at the day job

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    By Rodney Koeneke

    Under the roof is the empty room

  • poem
    By Rodney Koeneke

    Simonides, whose bitterness

  • poem
    By Rodney Koeneke

    Blood to babe to father’s

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    By Rodney Koeneke

    I am a girl who sees the world in everything.

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    By Rodney Koeneke

    Whose voice to have called you

  • Audio
    From Audio Poem of the DayMarch 2018

    By Rodney Koeneke

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    I can’t be the only one who’s looked at Duchamp’s “Fountain” and thought what beautiful things toilets are. The sinuous, vaguely anthropomorphic shape; the porcelain’s serene shine; the holes in...

    Noah Purifory "Welcome" gate
  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    Why do bands break up? Why is the breakup (and inevitable reunion) such a durable pop trope? Is it part of the essential disposability of...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    I only just learned that Guided By Voices is back together. Rod Smith had them on in the car as we zipped past the...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    The Omni Building, Oakland A few weeks back on YouTube, I came across a video Guided By Voices made for one of their recent singles. In it, a magician sits...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    A few weeks back on YouTube, I came across a video Guided By Voices made for one of their recent singles. In it, a magician (played by comedian Jon Glaser)...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    David Larsen is the Swiss Army knife of friends. Poet, Arabist, visual artist, classicist, guerilla chef and hip-hop whiz, he’s that “gateway” person who turns...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    I have trouble thinking about form in poetry. From a wide view, it makes rough sense—a poem has a different form than a novel, Western than...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Rodney Koeneke

    Ray Davies’s “Waterloo Sunset” is one of the loveliest songs in rock. A light-handed paean to the pleasures of solitude, distance, and that spiritual equanimity...

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    By Rodney Koeneke

    If the world sorts into Stones and Beatles people, I’m Kinks. Where the Stones had sex and swagger, and the Beatles structure and strings, the...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Tyler Flynn Dorholt reviews Rodney Koeneke's new collection, Body & Glass (Wave, 2018) in the latest installment of 4 Square Review. Dorholt notes that, in his imaginary construction of "poetry's...

    Rodney Koeneke, Body and Glass, cover

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