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Alina Stefanescu Jun 20
Ending my night with a Mary Ruefle erasure.
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Joy Harjo Jun 19
Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate
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C. L. O'Dell Jun 17
I wrote this poem last spring. Stared at it for months, writing nothing else. Hope you like it. Thank you to The New Yorker for saying yes.
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Alina Stefanescu May 31
Mary Jo Bang is one of my favorite poets for so many reasons, among them the way she builds motion into tendons rather than muscle. From ⁦⁩ , the first page.
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C. L. O'Dell Apr 15
"in your hands as now you discern the body of your body —  like a still, hanging bell that catches and concentrates each ghostly, ambient reverberation." —Forrest Gander This poem has me spinning today.
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C. L. O'Dell Feb 14
Roberto Juarroz (again)
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C. L. O'Dell Feb 11
Ilya Kaminsky (from his forthcoming DEAF REPUBLIC)
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C. L. O'Dell Feb 9
Roberto Juarroz
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C. L. O'Dell Feb 4
“When I was dead how did you make me?” —4-year-old
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C. L. O'Dell Feb 2
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C. L. O'Dell Jan 24
The wait was worth it.
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C. L. O'Dell Jan 10
“and across / The grass a shadow lay for which there was no source, / A narrow plinth dividing the garden, and the air / Was like the air after a fire, or before a storm, / Ungodly still, but full of dark shapes turning.” —Brigit Pegeen Kelly, from “The Dragon”
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C. L. O'Dell Jan 9
“You would say it was dying it is immortal” —Merwin
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Chelsea Dingman Dec 23
“I got it all wrong. I wound up believing in words the way a scientist / believes in carbon, after death.” -Larry Levis “Winter Stars” ✨
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C. L. O'Dell 25 Aug 18
I needed this. This poem works on a level I am unfamiliar with.
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C. L. O'Dell 20 Jun 18
It’s hard to write a poem right now and make it magical, no matter how many stars I put in it.
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Maggie Smith 1 May 18
Hot DAMN this poem from 's new book We, the Almighty Fires. 🔥🔥🔥I'm spending the afternoon outside with this beauty of a collection.
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Devin Gael Kelly 25 Apr 18
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C. L. O'Dell 21 Apr 18
My hands were in the dirt all day. I was so close to finding where poems come from.
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Victoria Chang 7 Apr 18
First poem in Kai Carlson-Wee’s book, Rail. There’s something lovely in the cadences of these lines I haven’t quite figured out yet.
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