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American poetry

Poem for Harm

Reflections on harm in language and the trouble with Whitman

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Battlefield and Wind Chime

Tongo Eisen-Martin’s poems are echo chambers of vernaculars and unofficial languages. He both registers the damage caused by systemic racism and evinces—and by his work extends—the rich modes of resistance…

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Six Poems

The formal accomplishment of Michael Palmer’s poetry is in tension with one of his recurrent themes: the limits and slippages of language. A poem dedicated to the trumpeter and composer…

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Last things

The sinister charm of Frederick Seidel

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The death of the hired poem

Robert Frost,, and the anxiety of affluence

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August 2000

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