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The Sunday Poem: Joshua Beckman’s The Inside of an Apple

By |09.28.13|

 

The poems in Joshua Beckman’s new book, The Inside of an Apple (Wave Books, 2013), have all the immediacy of a “V” of geese passing overhead: for a brief moment, everything else falls away. While […]

The Sunday Poem : Geoffrey Nutter

By |06.29.13|

 

 

The epigraph that opens Geoffrey Nutter’s new collection, The Rose of January, (Wave Books, 2013), is from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Lettuce, apple, or melon, in season—so long as it is good….When their hour is past do not […]

I Never Knew How Blue Blueness Could Be: Maggie Nelson’s Bluets

By |06.12.13|

 

 

One of the joys of Gwarlingo is meeting art lovers from around the world. Sigrun Hodne and I found each other early in Gwarlingo’s short history, and though she lives in Norway, and I in […]

The Sunday Poem : Jorge Carrera Andrade’s Micrograms

By |07.28.12|

 

 

“The images of Jorge Carrera Andrade are so extraordinarily clear, so connected to the primitive I imagine I am…participating in a vision already lost to the world. It is a place melancholy but grand.”      — […]

The Sunday Poem : Noelle Kocot

By |04.21.12|

 

 

Noelle Kocot’s latest book of poetry, The Bigger World, is a collection of  character sketches. Told in a straightforward, surreal style—one that recalls folktales, ancient myths, and fairytales—Kocot has stripped each piece down to its essentials. […]

The Sunday Poem : Gennady Aygi, Translated by Sarah Valentine

By |04.07.12|

 

 

Gennady Aygi (1934-2006) is widely considered to be one of the great avant-garde poets from the former Soviet Union. He was born in Chuvashia, a territory located in the western part of Russia. In 1958 he […]