This week's poem is by Jeredith Merrin: [Today I went]. This poem is from a sequence of 10-line poems in response to Merrin's daughter's cancer diagnosis. Three poems from Merrin's series appeared in the Spring 2012 issue of VQR:
• [Now, her [...]
Every Friday, we'll be offering up a poem in mini-poster form that's appeared in an issue of VQR. We hope you'll share, display, and enjoy.
Our very first poem, from the Spring 2012 issue, is by David Lehman: "Poem in the Manner of the 1960s." [...]
Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon has been named the new poetry editor for The New Yorker. The Irish-born Muldoon (who also edited the Best American Poetry anthology in 2005) joins the ranks of English-born Glyn Maxwell at The New Republic and Yugos [...]
After months puzzling over the literal meaning and possible implications of Fat Joe’s “I make it rain,” mtvU fans are moving on to even more challenging artists. John Ashbery, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, a MacArthur Fello [...]