For all of her modernist associations, Marianne Moore’s poetry didn’t exactly fit the category. There’s a richness, almost a lushness, in many of her poems that’s absent from the moderns. She ranged over history and literature — Rome and Greece, Britain and Ireland, and America — as well as music and the natural world.
The phoenix is a classic theme in literature, poetry, and music. This week Seth Haines has a poetry prompt with the phoenix and Ani Difranco’s 32 Flavors.
A reflection from Darrelyn Saloom on swimming and diving, on life as a duck and as a swan.
Join Seth Haines for a new poetry prompt on the swallow, from this month’s Swan, Swallow, the Phoenix theme.
Seth Haines kicks off the month of May with a new poetic playlist on our Swans, Swallow, Phoenix theme, and a brand new poetry prompt to boot.