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David Lehman

David Lehman's Incestuous Coterie: Why the New 'Best American Poetry' Sucks Even More Than Its Twenty-One Predecessors

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

For years, the Best American Poetry series has been on a downward slope (using slope in the most generous sense of the word). For its 2009 edition, it seems to have reached a final resting point.

Obama Inauguration Poem: David Lehman (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Associated Press is asking famous poets to write poems for Barack Obama's inauguration. The first is from David Lehman. Watch:...