The Utopian Project


“In relation to the future, a poem is like a note sealed in a bottle and thrown into the sea.”

Charles Simic writes on Poetry and Utopia for the New York Review of Books.

Walter Gordon is an intern at The Rumpus. He is a native of Berkeley, CA and goes to college in Oberlin, OH. He spends most of his time reading. His eyes hurt. Other hobbies include photography, writing fiction, and sitting on top of tall piles of rocks. More from this author →