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Modern Poetry

W.B. Yeats and Sligo, Then and Now

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

What did Yeats love about Sligo? First, having family there - his mother's people, the Pollexfens and Middletons, were of Sligo. Second, the landscape and freedom to range, both physically, and imaginatively, within that landscape.

It's Got a Good Beat and You Can Dance to It: E-lit Plays With Time

Illya Szilak | Posted 03.19.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

Unlike conventional literature, which relies on sentence and word density, phrasing and transitional passages to alter narrative rhythm, e-lit can directly modify the reader's perception of time.

2013 Ways of Looking

Tamsin Smith | Posted 03.17.2013 | Books
Tamsin Smith

Pardon the interruption, but my phone has just rung. My friend Michael asked what I was doing. The response: "writing." "About what?" said he. "Don't know yet," said she, "I just throw down twigs and keep weaving until a nest appears."

Mitt Romney And 11 Other Unlikely 'Poets'

Kathryn Petras | Posted 06.04.2012 | Books
Kathryn Petras

These are poet-celebrities of today, the literary voices that we can't block out. Mostly because they do not stop talking.

Plums and Wheelbarrows: When Poets Disagree

John Lundberg | Posted 09.09.2011 | Books
John Lundberg

Williams' red wheelbarrow poem, in fact, can be read as a direct challenge to Eliot, who had a far different view of the direction that poetry should take in the early 20th Century.