On Poetry

April 3, 2009

National Poetry Month: Zach Savich 0

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Zach Savich’s first book of poems, Full Catastrophe Living, won the 2008 Iowa Poetry Prize. He has recent work in Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, notnostrums, Bat City Review, and the anthology Best New Poets 2008. You can read an interview with him here. A line of poetry by Zach: “I am made of feelings and […]

April 3, 2009

National Poetry Month: An Introduction 2

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I like poets. At Iowa, they wore the best jewelry, they hosted read-aloud Shakespeare parties (alas, I never attended); some of them went shooting (I mean with real guns); many drank too much, fell in and out of love easily, danced well and terribly, talked John Donne. One poet I know kills turkeys for money. […]

April 13, 2008

“April is the Cruelest Month…” 0

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Thursday, April 17th, is the first national Poem in Your Pocket Day. To celebrate, carry around one of your favorite poems in – you guessed it – your pocket, and share it with anyone who will listen. You can download and print poems for the occasion at Poets.org. Or, if you’re more technologically savvy, simply […]

April 3, 2006

The Poetry Corner 2

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Now, I’m sure the many poetry fiends who haunt this blog are already deep into their “National Poetry Month” saturnalia, this being already the third of April after all. Still, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that you can get a poem delivered discretely to your inbox every day this month from the […]