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G.C. Waldrep interviews Dana Levin: During that time I did a stint as a Visiting Writer at a small liberal arts college. I used to sneak into the laundry room of the nearby graduate dorms because it cost $1.50 less a load than the laundromat in town and read the then current avant poetry while the clothes went round and round. And I’d think, passionately, “I want to write like this, I cannot write like this!” feeling really torn: I was so excited by the vivid lingual textures such work often displayed, by the looseness of visual form, by its engagement with the complications of self: it came as a tonic after 40 years of poems indebted to Confessional and Deep Image impulses. And yet I “could not” write like that because...
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