Do poets peak early? Apparent evidence that they do is provided by the striking list of poets who made major contributions in spite of dying young. But they are only part of the discipline.
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Poetry. Poetry and travel. Do they go together? Are they secret lovers -- or at least good pals?
It is difficult to resist the temptation to compare, if not the style of poems, then simply the location of Mary Mackey's The Sugar Zone to Elizabeth Bishop's series, Questions of Travel, written during her fifteen years in Brazil.
Did you miss the weekend's big book reviews? Catch up with some of the highlights below!
"Denial: A Memoir of Terror," Jessica Stern
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It's National Poetry Month, so media outlets all across the country are shining a spotlight on the art form they normally ignore, mangle, or treat with derision. Hooray!
With apologies to every proper Villanelle ever written.
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