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The Poet and the Poem

Grace Cavalieri, playwright and poet, compares the state of poetry in America to a third world country, both of which are economically impoverished, lacking economic development, and are generally underappreciated. Yet, we live in a world of people writing poetry … Continue reading

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Poets on Poetry

According to the nineteenth-century English historian Thomas Babbington Macauley, “As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines.” How do poets see themselves and the function of poetry in contemporary American culture? The first segment is a conversation with Archie Ammons. In the … Continue reading

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