Bronwen Tate teaches Writing and Literature at Marlboro College , a tiny radically egalitarian educational utopia buried in snow in southern Vermont. William Taylor Jr. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, and a volume of short fiction. Joseph is grinding on two book-length projects: Sink, a memoir about coming of age as an undereducated blerd in the city, and a novel The Gift from Alondria. He blogs on birth world problems at josephearlthomas. She is a Cave Canem Fellow and faculty member. Louis in She was born and raised in California. Derick Varn is a poet and teacher now living in Salt Lake City.
Meg has been the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and you can find her poems online, as well as various print journals and anthologies. She lives and writes in Nashville, Tennessee. Her work has been translated into numerous languages. Recent album: Untethered, , Fast Speaking Music. Mark Wallace is the author and editor of more than fifteen books and chapbooks of poetry, fiction, and essays.
His critical articles and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, and he has co-edited two essay collections, Telling It Slant: Avant Garde Poetics of the s, and A Poetics of Criticism. Selections of his multi-part long poem The End of America , which he has been writing since , have appeared in numerous publications.
A PhD Candidate and Fellow in Literature at UC San Diego, her research focuses include poetry and poetics in relation to radical politics, as well as race and gender in speculative fiction. Her poetry has been published in many journals in the U. Her essays and reviews have been published on ON Contemporary Practice's. His website can be found at jeffweddle. Visit him virtually at www. Keith S. His nonfiction won a Redivider Blurred Genre prize. Two Sylvias Press issued an expanded and updated edition of her second book Tsigan: The Gypsy Poem in the spring of Elisabeth Workman is a poet and writer with a background in dance.
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Emily Pettit. This new edition, edited by the late Jon Stallworthy and with a striking poppy-strewn cover, has been published to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Thomas Hardy preferred his poetry to the novels that made him famous, writing beautifully about the wild Dorset countryside where he grew up, wind and rain, churchyards and nature.
He wrote some of his finest love poems in his later years, many of them harking back to the early days of his relationship with his first wife, Emma Gifford. Carol Ann Duffy was appointed poet laureate in and this collection was published two years later. The winner of the Costa poetry award, this is a wonderfully accessible anthology that shows Duffy at the height of her powers. His first collection of poems was published in In his later years he planned to create a personal selection of poems spanning the arc of his writing career but never managed to do it.
Divided into five sections, it offers a devastating vision of modern civilization between the two world wars. The Poetry Pharmacy is a very different kind of self-help book. William Sieghart came up with the idea in when he began prescribing poems to help people cope with problems in their lives. Each poem is accompanied by a short essay by Sieghart, explaining his choice.
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Lib Dems. US Politics. Theresa May. Jeremy Corbyn. Robert Fisk. Yeats said in Chicago:. We wanted to get rid not only of rhetoric but of poetic diction. We tried to strip away everything that was artificial, to get a style like speech, as simple as the simplest prose, like a cry of the heart. Think what a contrast to even the simplest lyrics of Tennyson the pattern of their songs presents, and what a contrast their direct outright human feeling presents to the somewhat culture-developed optimism of Browning, and the science-inspired pessimism of Arnold.
Compared with these Irishmen the best of their predecessors seem literary.
This statement does not imply any measure of ultimate values, for it is still too early to estimate them. One may, for example, believe Synge to be the greatest poet-playwright in English since Shakespeare, and one of the great poets of the world; but a few more decades must pass before such ranking can have authority. At the same time other currents were influencing progressive minds toward even greater freedom of form. This borderland between prose and verse is being explored now as never before in English; except, perhaps in the King James translation of the Bible.
Someone has said that when Perry knocked at the gates of Japan, these opened, not to let us in, but to let the Japanese out. Japanese graphic art, especially, began almost at once to kindle progressive minds. Whistler, of course, was the first great creative artist to feel the influence of their instinct for balance and proportion, for subtle harmonies of color and line, for the integrity of beauty in art as opposed to the moralizing and sentimental tendencies which had been intruding more and more.
Poetry was slower than the graphic arts to feel the oriental influence, because of the barrier of language. But European scholarship had long dabbled with Indian, Persian and Sanskrit literatures, and Fitzgerald even won over the crowd to some remote suspicion of their beauty by meeting Omar half-way, and making a great poem out of the marriage, not only of two minds, but of two literary traditions.
And of late the search has gone further: we begin to discover a whole royal line of Chinese poets of a thousand or more years ago; and we are trying to search out the secrets of their delicate and beautiful art. The task is difficult, because our poets, ignorant of Chinese, have to get at these masters through the literal translations of scholars. But even by this round-about way, poets like Allen Upward, Ezra Pound, Helen Waddell and a few others, give us something of the rare flavor, the special exquisite perfume, of the original.
And of late the Indian influence has been emphasized by the great Bengali poet and sage, Rabindranath Tagore, whose mastery of English makes him a poet in two languages. This oriental influence is to be welcomed because it flows from deep original streams of poetic art. We should not be afraid to learn from it; and in much of the work of the imagists, and other radical groups, we find a more or less conscious, and more or less effective, yielding to that influence. We find something of the oriental directness of vision and simplicity of diction, also now and then a hint of the unobtrusive oriental perfection of form and delicacy of feeling.
All these influences, which tend to make the art of poetry, especially poetry in English, less provincial, more cosmopolitan, are by no means a defiance of the classic tradition. Whither the new movement is leading no one can tell with exactness, nor which of its present manifestations in England and America will prove permanently valuable. But we may be sure that the movement is toward greater freedom of spirit and form, and a more enlightened recognition of the international scope, the cosmopolitanism, of the great art of poetry, of which the English language, proud as its record is, offers but a single phase.
As part of such a movement, even the most extravagant experiments, the most radical innovations, are valuable, for the moment at least, as an assault against prejudice.
It remains only to explain the plan of this anthology, its inclusions and omissions. It has seemed best to include no poems published before , even though, as in a few cases, the poets were moved by the new impulses. Certain other omissions are more difficult to explain, because they may be thought to imply a lack of consideration which we do not feel. But his most representative poems were written before