Everywhere, with multi-coloured plumage, so
Ended repulsively in the tail of a black fish:
Through literature we have such amazing opportunities to rediscover ourselves,our world, a universe of thought, feeling, and insights waiting to be revealedanew to - and each of us - and all because of a few well-chosenwords which can speak volumes and clearly across languages, cultures,entire generations, and well beyond most boundaries.
Asked to a viewing, could you stifle laughter, my friends?
In doing this, we renewits promise, participating in it, influencing it in small or major ways,and ultimately help to preserve it for those readers yet to followand recommence this most incredible journey of endless perceptionsand revelations.
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The premise of the collection is simple: we have asked practicing poets from around the world to read a Romantic-period poem that they particularly admire and that has influenced the way in which they think about their craft.
There’s no place for them here. Perhaps you know how
The library was developed under the auspices of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics (the university's Department of Writing and Poetics) founded in 1974 by poets Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg.
To draw a cypress tree: so what, if you’ve been given
Vincent Millay, Czeslaw Milosz, Robert Pinsky, Adrienne Rich, Carl Sandburg, Anne Sexton, Charles Simic, Wallace Stevens, Derek Walcott, Richard Wilbur, C.K.
Money to paint a sailor plunging from a shipwreck
They agreed about how enjoyable and illuminating it is to hear poets reading their work and about how regrettable it was that, even in the recent past, many important poets had not been properly recorded." Text and audio.