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Sunday, June 13, 2010

PSA: What's American About American Poetry?

Joshua Marie Wilkinson: If your schools of poetry keep you from dissimilar poems, your losses are legion.
Cate Marvin: The female writer in this country confronts a constant and enduring insult: she is "equal," yet she is not recognized. There's no other way to say this: women's poetry in this country is kicking some very serious ass. So, if you ask me, Look out. I'm no gardener, but I like to think some of the strongest plants grow in the shade.
Dante Micheaux: Being able to express my homosexuality through poetry constantly reminds me that I am American.

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