Posts Tagged: Steven Fama

Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Can you tell the difference between E. E. Cummings and a YouTube commenter? (It’s really not as hard as it looks.) Caroline Guinzio has been guest blogging at Unstressed this week, and I enjoyed this piece very much in light of the long interview we recently published with Rebecca Wolff. Her blogging all week has […]

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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Alison Flood, writing in The Guardian implores her fellow citizens to vote in the BBC’s poll for the nation’s favorite poet. She’s worried that there will be a rehash of 1995, when Britain chose Rudyard Kipling’s “If” as its favorite poem. Her personal choice of Gerard Manley Hopkins isn’t bad, in my opinion. I feel […]

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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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