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I can’t stop thinking about Gwendolyn Brooks’s amazing pair of poems about the lynching of Emmett Till: “A Bronzeville Mother Loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon.” and […]
Look, we all know some things about Sylvia Plath. Here are some things you know: 1. Head in oven.2. The Bell Jar is that book read by every 16-year-old girl […]
Poets aren’t rock stars, not anymore. (And thank goodness for that, am I right, Mary Shelley?) We don’t obsessively follow their every moves, and Poetry World gossip is, frankly, petty […]
July 4th is a good day to read Adrienne Rich’s brilliant poem “Prospective Immigrants Please Note.”
You must read “A Queer History” by EJ Graff Teaching undergrads who were born in the 1990s is an odd experience for me, even though I’m still youngish (born in […]