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Posts Tagged: Mike Chasar

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. This one […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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MIke Chasar delves into a different side of pin-up poetry. Ron Silliman on the passing of David Bromige. Dale Smith has a few words to say on the latest salvo from Flarf and Conceptual Poetry practitioners. Harry Potter writes poetry. Okay, Dan Radcliffe writes it, and publishes it under a pseudonym. Of course he does–he’s […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Poetry is good for your face, but you need to make sure you rub it all the way in. Harriet, the Poetry Foundation’s blog, is having some problems with commenters. I wonder why we don’t? Steven Fama has a few choice words for the Pulitzer Committee. John Ashbery on the importance of poetry: “Its beauty […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Andrew Motion is retiring as Britain’s Poet Laureate, and he has a few words on the matter. Exoskeleton on the tension between “greatness” and the avant-garde in poetry. What do Britney Spears, James Joyce and William Shakespeare have in common? Travis Nichols distills the Schiavo-Dickman feud down a bit, and suggests the debate may go […]

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