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Robin Fulton: Light Years

“Light Years” The loneliness of a blue sky is extreme. There’s no depth on earth like it we could fall down. What relief, then, when night comes, to see the stars once more, Aldebaran, Regulus, Deneb close to hand like

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Robin Fulton: Light Years

“Light Years” The loneliness of a blue sky is extreme. There’s no depth on earth like it we could fall down. What relief, then, when night comes, to see the stars once more, Aldebaran, Regulus, Deneb close to hand like

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Someone Else’s Wedding Vows: A Journey Into Bianca Stone’s Poetic Consciousness

“And it’s true
I spent my whole life in fear of sharing my mind
but with a longing for it to be taken.”

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Someone Else’s Wedding Vows: A Journey Into Bianca Stone’s Poetic Consciousness

“And it’s true
I spent my whole life in fear of sharing my mind
but with a longing for it to be taken.”

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An Evening With Award-Winning Poet Marilyn Chin!

September 24, 2014 marked the kickoff of fall’s Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series with preeminent Chinese American poet Marilyn Chin.

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An Evening With Award-Winning Poet Marilyn Chin!

September 24, 2014 marked the kickoff of fall’s Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series with preeminent Chinese American poet Marilyn Chin.

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Republic of Užupis: Crossroads of World Poetry, Dispatch 4, Autumn, 2014

the Republic of Užupis exists independently in the heart of Vilnius…a bohemian port with its own mermaid and angel…home to artists and vagrants, gentry, moonshine, ravens, one buzzard, and pigeons, and especially to poetry…its Independence Day is April 1st…it once

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Republic of Užupis: Crossroads of World Poetry, Dispatch 4, Autumn, 2014

the Republic of Užupis exists independently in the heart of Vilnius…a bohemian port with its own mermaid and angel…home to artists and vagrants, gentry, moonshine, ravens, one buzzard, and pigeons, and especially to poetry…its Independence Day is April 1st…it once

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The Both-And Principle: Zagajewski’s Dichotomies

In Adam Zagajewski’s poems all forms of address are used: I, you, we. The poet is visible, yet in the hands of a skilled poet like Zagajewski, we are seduced by the poem and are also willing to ignore the manipulator’s hands.

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The Both-And Principle: Zagajewski’s Dichotomies

In Adam Zagajewski’s poems all forms of address are used: I, you, we. The poet is visible, yet in the hands of a skilled poet like Zagajewski, we are seduced by the poem and are also willing to ignore the manipulator’s hands.

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Review of Jeff Friedman’s Pretenders

Reviewed by Ewa Chrusciel At first I am drawn to an inscription from Zbigniew Herbert’s most anthologized Polish poem: “The Envoy of Mr. Cogito”: Go where the others went to the dark boundary for the golden fleece of nothingness your last

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Review of Jeff Friedman’s Pretenders

Reviewed by Ewa Chrusciel At first I am drawn to an inscription from Zbigniew Herbert’s most anthologized Polish poem: “The Envoy of Mr. Cogito”: Go where the others went to the dark boundary for the golden fleece of nothingness your last

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Book Review: John M. Fitzgerald is Yeats Revisited
 (A necessary and soulful companion for the cosmopolitan)

Favorite Bedtime Stories by John FitzGerald Salmon Poetry, Ireland, 2014, 78 pages, paperback Review by Erna Cooper There are those of us who support the muse because it is a silenced, treasured part of ourselves, locked away. And there are

favoritebedtimestories

Book Review: John M. Fitzgerald is Yeats Revisited
 (A necessary and soulful companion for the cosmopolitan)

Favorite Bedtime Stories by John FitzGerald Salmon Poetry, Ireland, 2014, 78 pages, paperback Review by Erna Cooper There are those of us who support the muse because it is a silenced, treasured part of ourselves, locked away. And there are