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The Cardinal Club

Beyond a bookstore it’s a café or quiet bar where readers find themselves, a kind of “office of the mind” away from the house, the apartment, a place where you can hole up as one does in a library but with an Americano or a pint of beer or an martini. Here in Portland, I […]

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The Poetry Across The Pond

London, England May 19, 2013 Dear Friend, I’m sitting in the garden of an old house here in Notting Hill, reading an anthology of young British poets called Dear World & Everyone in It: New Poetry in the UK. It’s amazing how similar and how different the poetry of the United States and The UK […]

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Our Own Collaboration

Berlin, Germany May 7, 2013 Dear Friend, I have arrived in Berlin after a short stay in Reggio-Emilia, Italy. There at the Collezionemaramotti, I attended the opening of Jason Dodge’s first permanent sculpture titled “A Permanently Open Window”  and joined him in conversation about the piece, our ongoing collaboration in conversation about visual art and […]

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Bishop in the Air

Muhldorf, Austria May 1, 2013 Dear Friend, I am writing to you from a small village outside of Vienna. I am here with the artist, Jason Dodge, and others, living the next few days in a castle not far from the Danube river. I’ll be traveling for a month and wanted to keep in touch. […]

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Sonic Bouquets

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Joanna Klink’s inaugural reading as the Tin House Writer-in-Residence. Before a packed congregation (the event was held in a church), Joanna delivered a perfect sermon, one that seemingly pulled the crowd closer to her with each line read. The poems she elected to share seemed […]

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Poetry Month!

Poetry is everywhere. It exists in the most sacred and most profane corners of our lives, from the illuminated spiritual texts that have created our planet’s moral codes to corny couplets tucked neatly into Hallmark cards. Poetry is read aloud at weddings and funerals, at christenings and wakes, under the covers and over bottles of […]

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Sky Ward

It’s Sunday afternoon and I have just finished reading Kazim Ali’s newest collection Sky Ward (Wesleyan, 2013) for the second time. Instead of writing to you, I wish I could call you on the phone, or sit on your couch, on a park bench, and read the whole book to you out loud! Of course poetry […]

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Little Celebrations

On Mary Ruefle’s Collected Lectures

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Jack Gilbert’s Great Fire

Remembering Jack Gilbert

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Poetry by Mail

Over the next thirty days, let’s all buy a favorite book of poems and send it to someone who doesn’t usually read poems.

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Fragile Acts

Free Verse: Allan Peterson

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Alien Poems

Free Verse: Andrea Rexilius

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Help Is On The Way

Free Verse: John Brehm

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Notes To The Beloved

Free Verse: Michelle Bitting

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Long Distance Poems

Free Verse: Alex Phillips

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Protein Poems

Free Verse: Robin Richardson

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Getting It

Free Verse: Anthony McCann

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A Mind’s Walk

Free Verse: Jeffery Yang

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Winter Poems

Free Verse: Jen Bervin

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Free Verse, with Matthew Dickman

“I plan on sending a copy to another friend.”

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