Poetry

Post image for Sweet Soul Music: Fred Moten’s “The Little Edges”

The title of Fred Moten’s latest collection, The Little Edges, pinpoints the border country where his poetry unfolds.

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“The New Water” by Brendan Lorber

by Joe Pan on March 12, 2015

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a poem by Brendan Lorber for his monthly series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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Post image for “Quirky Things That Happen to Me”: More Notes on Recent Poetry Publications

I never set out to be a critic of poetry, and still refuse the label. Actually writing poems is already thankless enough.

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Post image for Dread States: Samuel Beckett’s Poems

Confronting the new volume of The Collected Poems of Samuel Beckett of nearly 500 pages in length, one might be tempted to proclaim — as many have of Beckett’s mentor, James Joyce — that his best poetry appeared in his fiction and, in Beckett’s case alone, in his dramatic works.

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Post image for This Is Not a Book Review of ‘Model City’ by Donna Stonecipher

I want to begin by stating this is not a review of a Model City, a book of poems that I recently read. The author is Donna Stonecipher, an American poet and translator who has lived in Berlin for some years.

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Post image for “This Airplane Unfolded into a Poem I’ve Since Destroyed” by Natalie Eilbert

Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a new poem by Natalie Eilbert for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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Russian poet Lev Rubinstein (b. 1947) is generally described as a conceptualist artist, and is associated, as a founding member, with the group called the Moscow Conceptualists.

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3 Poems by Joseph Massey

by Joe Pan on January 29, 2015

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected three poems by Joseph Massey for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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“Glove Compartment” by John Ashbery

by Joe Pan on January 15, 2015

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a new poem by John Ashbery for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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Nicholas Moore, Touched by Poetic Genius

by John Yau on January 11, 2015

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Twenty-five years ago, Anthony Rudolf said it best in his “Preface” to the second edition of Nicholas Moore’s Spleen (1990): “The neglect of Nicholas Moore, a complex, many-sided, mysterious and disturbing poet is, well, a complex, many-sided, mysterious and disturbing phenomenon.”

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