Posts Tagged: D A Powell

A Recommended Reading List for Trump’s America

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We asked nineteen authors what books they'd suggest as recommended reading in light of America's new political reality. ...more

The Last Poem I Loved: “Reaching Around For You” by D.A. Powell

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April is over. We can’t stop these things from happening, no. We’re slipping out of spring into summer, out of busy semesters and National Poetry Month. We’re slipping outside our houses, and offices, and coffeeshops after the seemingly innumerable gray days, and I’m glad to slip into the last poem I loved, “Reaching Around For You,” where D.A.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat With D. A. Powell

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with D.A. Powell about his poetry collection Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys.

This is an edited transcript of the Poetry Book Club discussion with D.A.Powell. Every month The Rumpus Poetry Book Club hosts a discussion online with the club members and the author, and we post an edited version online as an interview.

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D. A. Powell’s Desert Island

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“Nearly everything that inspires me both eternally and in the moment is present in one non-hierarchical heap. Or several heaps. A letter from a man in prison who seems to have read some of my poems–he sent me some of his own, written with a pen especially designed so that it cannot be a weapon.”

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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A confluence of politics and poetry: Senate Sotomayor votes explained in haiku.

No great surprise, but poetry is disappearing from B&N bookshelves in Chico, CA. And pretty much every B&N, for that matter.

Sometimes I feel like I should just put a link to Mike Chasar’s blog in every one of these posts.

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