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Dujie Tahat Oct 19
Have thought about the comma in the last line of this Carl Phillips’ poem and nothing else for the last three weeks.
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C. L. O'Dell Oct 21
"I've known my ghost since I was young enough to tell my mom I didn't want to die...It is the meniscus between you and dreams" —from Joyless Kingdom by
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Ilya Kaminsky Oct 18
The secret wish of all poetry is to stop time. Simic
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C. L. O'Dell Oct 17
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C. L. O'Dell Oct 16
The problem with epigraphs—they're often way better than the actual poem.
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Tom Snarsky Oct 13
At inconceivable distances, stars? William Bronk ✨
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Ben Purkert Oct 8
my fav Louise Glück poem, the opening the middle the end the whole thing
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C. L. O'Dell Oct 8
The Wild Iris being one of my all-time favorite books, hearing that Louise Glück won the Nobel makes me incredibly happy. "...for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”
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R.O. Kwon Oct 5
I have been angry this week. Christian said, / Trust your anger. It is a demand for love. —Natalie Diaz, from POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM
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兔兒神 Oct 4
The brightness of the day becomes the brightness of the night; the fire becomes the mirror. —Louise Glück, moon poet (from "October")
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C. L. O'Dell Oct 4
"while we sleep here, we are awake elsewhere and that in this way every man is two men." —Jorge Luis Borges
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Brennan Bestwick Oct 4
Wisława Szymborska
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Hannah VanderHart 🍂 Oct 3
I don’t know when it began, the will to sort moment from moment, to hold on by saying I can’t... Joanna Klink
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Kali Fajardo-Anstine Sep 28
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🌱yamayama (3082) Sep 25
"A poem is troubled into its making. It’s not a thing that blooms; it’s a thing that wounds.” - Lucie Brock-Broido
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Airea D. Matthews Sep 20
Today I found out that RBG credited her Cornell University lit prof with influencing her style of judicial opinion. You know who that prof was? Vladimir Nabakov.
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C. L. O'Dell Sep 19
Woah. Some Tracy K. Smith on this chilly Saturday night.
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C. L. O'Dell Sep 19
"we fall asleep with one hand under our head and with the other in a mound of planets" —Zbigniew Herbert
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C. L. O'Dell Sep 18
Replying to @aireadee
Four Reincarnations - Max Ritvo
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C. L. O'Dell Sep 17
What a list, poets!
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