Posts Tagged: Rumpus Poetry

Another Oracle: Lynn Xu’s Those Ashen Heaps That Cantilevered Vase of Light

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Almost ten years have passed since Lynn Xu’s debut, the luminous Debts & Lessons, introduced us to her oracle. “Let it not be for what you write, the world / I mean,” opens one of the collection’s signature center-justified poems, redeemed from any elitist snark about the form’s limitations. That collection’s first poem, “Say You […]


The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Adrian Matejka


Adrian Matejka discusses his new collection Map to the Stars, writing about poverty in contemporary poetry, and how racism maintains its place in our society.