The state’s first ever poet laureate is a bilingual lowrider, professor of Chicano studies, and trained architect who plans to travel the state in a 1958 Chevrolet Impala during his three-year term.
Myles’s poems walk and shift with all their pieces sloshing this way and that, and invite the reader for the ride.
In Wright’s poems the name of the absolute is scrawled in a host of esoteric tongues.
John Yau and Albert Mobilio select a few of their favorite poetry books from the past year.
The symbolism that runs through much of de Chirico’s visual art is also apparent in his poetry.
These poems channel the artist’s restlessness and longings into uncanny, animated visions.
In the weeks after his death, I think of Giorno’s poetry — exuberantly queer, unabashedly pornographic, frequently hilarious, sometimes furious, and almost always as compassionate as it is sardonic.
“We filter Black women’s voices. They’re like mines full of gold. And if your stories ain’t perfect? Then your stories ain’t told.”
Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of Citizenship and Immigration Services, added a caveat to “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…”
The poet challenges assumptions about how thinking is a form of language.
Kinloch seeks out a Scots “Orpheus” figure who is a merchant, a troubadour, and a juggler.
Curated by Shannon Ebner, this LP combines recordings of poems as well as archival material from 1991 through 2018.