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This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 30 January 2014

The worst state to borrow books for fictional children, what memoir is not, revising everything from poetry to the NSA. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Night Poetry Night Poems Moonlit Sky

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Night Poetry: Emily Dickinson’s Symbol Challenge

11 Comments 16 December 2013

Can night poetry have sunshine? If you're Emily Dickinson, you might find a way to mix dark and light by speaking symbolically.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

5 Comments 14 November 2013

San Francisco in toothpicks, getting Beowulf wrong, everything Emily Dickinson ever wrote on. It's this week's Top 10 Poetic Picks.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

4 Comments 05 September 2013

Emily Dickinson's pickup lines, op-ed poetry, why you should draw with your 4-year-old. It's a brand new week of our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

2 Comments 04 July 2013

For the love of bad books, how Emily Dickinson's poetry reads like a science book, keeping books safe from bananas. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Take Your Poet to Work: Emily Dickinson

7 Comments 29 June 2013

Reclusive Emily Dickinson is the perfect poet for Take Your Poet to Work Day if you work from home. She won't even complain if you work in your pajamas—she'll be ghosting about in a house dress that's as white as the bed linens.

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Poetry: Mirroring the Unseen

3 Comments 26 June 2013

Both poems and mirrors “Tell all the Truth,” as Emily Dickinson insisted, but they “tell it slant.” Angela Alaimo O'Donnell talks poetry and mirrors.

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This Week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks

5 Comments 21 March 2013

The apostrophe is dangerous. A book is a startup. Dorothy Parker is not running her Facebook account. It's the best in poetry and poetic things.

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Journey into Poetry: Amber Haines

17 Comments 18 March 2013

Poetry acknowledged invisible things, the things that haunt us. Amber Haines shares her journey into poetry.

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This Year’s Top 10 Top 10 Poetic Picks

3 Comments 27 December 2012

The editors have culled our very favorite links from our weekly Top 10 Poetic Picks from 2012.

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Mass at Notre-Dame (or, How to Write a Found Poem)

15 Comments 21 December 2012

Using a paragraph of prose from Kristin LeMay's "I Told My Soul To Sing," Kimberlee Conway Ireton crafts -- and explains how to write -- a found poem.

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A Winner for the Emily Dickinson Giveaway

3 Comments 04 December 2012

Glynn Young announces a winner for the free copy of Kristin LeMay's "I Told My Soul to Sing: Finding God with Emily Dickinson."

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Finding God with Emily Dickinson (and a Giveaway)

33 Comments 27 November 2012

In "I Told My Soul to Sing: Finding God with Emily Dickinson," Kristin LeMay uses 30 poems to navigate the rocks of belief, prayer, and mortality. LeMay's Dickinson is remarkably human. Glynn Young reviews this new volume and has a giveaway.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

7 Comments 08 November 2012

Repurposing books into purses, the presidents' favorite poetry, and why you need a contrarian in your life. Lyla Willingham Lindquist has all this and more in This Week's Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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