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Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

14 April on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

This week Barnstorm poetry presents three more poems chosen by three more dextrous minds of the editorial staff. Enjoy them, enjoy yourself, enjoy the pillows under your head, and the...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious

07 April on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

After a year hiatus, "Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious" is back just in time for National Poetry Month. April is the (cruel) month where we celebrate the first nuanced thaw...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious

11 April on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

In honor of National Poetry Month, here are 5 books I’ve recently gotten my greedy little fingers and curious eyes on. I haven’t been this excited about a batch...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

28 March on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

ON SICKNESS AND GOOD POETRY Why do poets crank out some of their best work when they are ill or watching a loved one battle illness? Maybe it’s the urge...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

22 March on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Poems For My TV Heroines In honor of Veronica Mars becoming a movie, I’ve curated a poem for each of my all-time favorite TV ladies. Connie Britton as Tami Taylor,...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

14 March on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

William Carlos Williams + Muriel Rukeyser In [Imagined] Conversation Poets are in constant dialogue with one another: the living to the living, the living to the dead. We dedicate poems...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

07 March on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Allen Ginsberg at his 39th birthday party. This is what AWP will be like. Tribute to the late, great Adrienne Rich featuring Melissa Hammerle, Marie Howe, Kimiko Hahn, Kathleen Graber,...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

28 February on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

8 Great Poetry Readings In Pinsky’s famous book The Sounds of Poetry: A Brief Guide, he declares that poetry “is a vocal, which is to say a bodily, art. The...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

21 February on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

Revolutionary Time Capsule: Coming of Age and African-American Womanhood in Sister Sonia Sanchez’s A BLUES BOOK FOR BLUE BLACK MAGICAL...

 

Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

14 February on Blog, Poetry: Serious. Not That Serious.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I have curated some offbeat, surprising love poems for you, dear readers....