Form Resources: The Sonnet

The most radical poem a poet can write today is a sonnet.” — Barton Sutter Often, we’re blocked from learning poetry deeply by the very real barriers of cost and time, especially those of us who cannot afford the MFA…

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Poetry: Two Poems by C. Wade Bentley

These two poems brim with a voice of grandfatherly confidence. There’s humor, there’s wisdom, there’s humility. Wade C. Bentley, an emerging poet later in his life, reminds us that poetry is more than trauma or broken hearts or heroic deeds—poetry…

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Exceptional Poetry From Around the Web

Here’s a short collection of some of the best new poems hitting online journals. Enjoy! “What Use Is Knowing Anything If No One Is Around” by Kaveh Akbar in The New Yorker “There has always been a swarm/ of hungry…

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Poetry: Two Poems by Mai Der Vang

Mai Der Vang stands out as a poet of stunning & lurid language. These two new poems exemplify the work displayed in her debut collection, Afterland (Graywolf Press 2017)—the geographies of grief & the bare evidence of spiritual truth. Vang, with linguistic dexterity,…

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