Kristen Dupard and Philip Levine discuss their shared love of poetry and Levine’s poem “What Work Is.”
In this Eating and Drinking Poems post, Alexandra Barylski Stott pairs her Polish grandmother’s recipe for perogies with Philip Levine’s poem ‘The Simple Truth’
Poetry as diplomacy, waiting for tattoos, unsplitting infinitives and the poetry of labor. all this and more in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Should the Founding Fathers be booked for selling their used ones? Are public school students reading too much fiction? Are there too many poets writing too many poems? Which direction should I mow my lawn? Will Willingham has the answers to burning questions–or at least the burning questions–in This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Indoor art storms, poetry that works, and a literary contest for the po’boy lovers. Seth Haines has it all for you in This Week’s Top 10 Poetic Picks.
On Aug. 10, poet Philip Levine was named the U.S. Poet Laureate.