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 the poems in the most recent issue of Diode.
We don’t do lists here at The Rumpus, and we don’t generally link to them, but this isn’t an ordinary list. It’s a series of recommendations of new books of poems by poets who aren’t, so far as I can tell, famous (in the limited sense for which that word can be used to describe any poet).