Posts Tagged: Kay Ryan

At the Intersection of Personal and Political: Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now edited by Amit Majmudar

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American writers have a long, distinguished history of calling out injustice.

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The Best of It

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Kay Ryan has been compared to Emily Dickinson, and I like to imagine Dickinson and Marianne Moore reading her with sly commiseration. Unlike some poets with recognizable styles, Ryan does not write the same poem again and again, and her sharp eye is both benevolent and unflinching.

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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The Rumpus has already mentioned W. S. DiPiero’s essay about walking in San Francisco from the November issue of Poetry, but there are others dealing with the same general idea as well. Kay Ryan on Marin County, Peter Cole on Jerusalem and A. E. Stallings on Athens are a good start. I very much enjoyed […]

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