Posts Tagged: Swindle

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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Britain’s Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned some war poetry for today as the Afghan war rages and the official inquiry into the Iraq War begins. Joel Brouwer commemorates the 25th anniversary of the “What Is a Poet?” symposium held in Tuscaloosa Alabama in 1984. A. S. Maulacci: “To be quite candid, I don’t […]

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