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The poems are meant to convey home truths and meant to be enjoyed. They are often very powerful but some are very whimsical too.
SADIE STEIN ENDINGS ARE VERY, VERY HARD—the greater question is less why books disappoint than why any succeed. Each of these is a good book written by someone of great skill who, for whatever reason, choked, rushed, or otherwise ran a narrative off
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P 2013 In the Brooklyn milieu of Ivy League and Oberlinish grads, the question is whether a durable relationship in a free romantic market can be made strictly on the basis of intellectual résumés. Adelle Waldman’s meri
Madison Pauly 3200 B.C.: With stylus and clay tablets, ancient Mesopotamians create abstract symbols to represent syllables of their spoken language. 600s: Quill pens and parchment paper take hold in Europe. Drippy ink discourages pen lifting, henc
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Will America see a rebirth of political verse?
The 19th-century writer believed that the power of poetry and democracy came from an ability to make a unified whole out of disparate parts.
No modern Republican commander-in-chief has featured a poet at their swearing-in ceremony, and it appears neither will Trump.
Web publications tend to favor straight quotation marks, a pragmatic approach to typography that old-school stylists can’t stand.
It's not just what you type, but how it looks when you type it.