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Poetry

Adoration

March 2, 2020

St. Stephen’s Day: home unsettled, 
a rupture, and here the ruched 
branch has turned itself outward,

its soft, bright innards held up 
along the path. At first, a golden

Weight

March 2, 2020

What if each time
you caused pain
a small, round stone
was put in your pocket
pebbles for inducing
self-doubt

Poetry Poster #12: David Mason

April 15, 2013

This month's poster features a poem from David Mason. It appeared in our Spring 2013 issue on The Business of Literature. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here.   [...]

Poetry Poster #11: Victoria Chang

February 22, 2013

This month's poster features a poem from Victoria Chang. It appeared in our Fall 2012 issue on The Female Conscience. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here. [...]

Poetry Poster #9: Kathryn Starbuck

August 24, 2012

This week’s poem is by Kathryn Starbuck: "The Bed Sleeps with No One." It appeared in our Summer 2012 issue on Burma. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here. [...]

Poetry Poster #8: William Logan

August 17, 2012

William Logan's "A Garret in Paris" appeared in our Summer 2012 issue on Burma. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here. [...]

Poetry Poster #7: David Caplan

August 10, 2012

This week’s poem, “God Knows English” by David Caplan, is complemented by a photograph by Noah Rabinowitz. The poem and photo are part of a series by Caplan called “Observances,” which appeared in our Spring 2012 issue on the state of American Poetry.

Poetry Poster #6: Claudia Emerson

August 3, 2012

This week’s poem is by Claudia Emerson: "Greengrocer." It appeared in our Spring 2012 issue on the state of American Poetry. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here.

Poetry Poster #5: Yehoshua November

July 27, 2012

This week’s poem is by Yehoshua November: "You Stood Beneath a Streetlight Waving Goodbye." It appeared in our Spring 2012 issue on the state of American Poetry. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here. [...]

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