Tag Archives: Poetry Foundation

“Howl” by Amy Newman

Since I was first exposed to him in my first years as an undergraduate at a California community college, I have thoroughly enjoyed and been moved by Allen Ginsberg.  His 20th century epic poem “Howl” has long been a pillar … Continue reading

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Tony Hoagland – From This Height

From This Height BY TONY HOAGLAND Cold wind comes out of the white hills and rubs itself against the walls of the condominium with an esophogeal vowel sound, and a loneliness creeps into the conversation by the hot tub. We don’t … Continue reading

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Todd Boss – The Hush of the Very Good

I believe I’ve shared some of Todd Boss’ work on this blog before, but I feel inclined to share more.  He’s a fantastic poet who weaves heady strands of music through his work, unlike so many of his contemporaries.  He’s … Continue reading

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