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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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“Teeth” by Peggy Robles-Alvarado

by Joe Pan on December 31, 2014

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected a new poem by Peggy Robles-Alvarado for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers. This week we have included a special reading of the poem by the poet.

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected four poems by Chanho Song translated from the Korean by Won-Chung Kim and Christopher Merrill for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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Dorothea Lasky is the Ello of poetry. She gives us poems that are cute and zany, but on a clean, ad-free platform that is friendly, complex, and interpersonally sensitive. She is poetry’s golden mean between radical and legible, romantic and classical, interpersonal and impersonal: in other words, she is uniquely poised to transcend the poetry wars.

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“tell him we are yesterday” by Robert Gibbons

by Joe Pan on December 4, 2014

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

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“Oregon Trail” by Adam Fitzgerald

by Joe Pan on November 19, 2014

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

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Why I Am a Member of the Lee Harwood Fan Club

by John Yau on November 9, 2014

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Mark Ford’s blurb on the back of Lee Harwood’s most recent book of poetry, The Orchid Boat (London, Enitharmon, 2014), inspired me to look up the original review from which it was quoted.

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When I recall the poet Harvey Shapiro, who died not long before his eighty-ninth birthday in January 2013, I remember having lunch with him on a sweltering August afternoon in 2001, New York City’s hottest day in twenty-five years, or so the radio said.

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“Trial of MUSE” by Joyelle McSweeney

by Joe Pan on October 29, 2014

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Our poetry editor, Joe Pan, has selected an excerpt from a verse play by Joyelle McSweeney for his series that brings original poetry to the screens of Hyperallergic readers.

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