Poetry

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Three Poems by Tom Montag

by: Tom Montag Tom Montag’s poetry fills the moment of reading with a deep and resonant sense of personal and perceptual loss. Nature can surely…

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Sean Condron, Part Two

by: Sean Condron Sean Condron embraces poetry’s role as the repository of the bittersweet truth of collective and personal memory: namely, the stories which come…

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Sean Condron, Part One

by: Sean Condron The dizzying feeling that we are strange and unknowable to ourselves runs throughout Sean Condron’s poetry. These poems evoke a phantasmagoric nostalgia,…

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Two Poems by Cal Freeman

by: Cal Freeman Cal Freeman is devoted to paying attention “because each moment is an irrevocable act.” Everybody knows this is a basic fact of…

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Two Poems by Anne Babson

by: Anne Babson In these poems by Anne Babson, the speaker doesn’t overlay the landscape with meaning and narrative; quite the contrary, the landscape defines…

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Two Poems by Rizwan Akhtar

by: Rizwan Akhtar These poems by Pakistani poet Rizwan Akhtar explore how the natural world impacts our connections to self and other, love and loss,…

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Three Poems by Natalie Crick

by: Natalie Crick With their subtle, graceful music, Natalie Crick’s poems sing with slow and patient melancholy of how the difficult world denies our need…