Modern Times I'm scared of Arthur Rimbaud. Frightening lines like the following can be found in his last collection of poems, Illuminations, newly translated by the great American poet John […]
Art vs. the World In a public park where families take their children to play on the swings, in what was, just a few decades ago, East Berlin, is a wall of relief sculptures. The sculptures date from the […]
On Fashion, Pay, and Patriotism
How much does it cost to be a poet?
— Kerri L., Cordova, Tennessee
I wrote poems when I was 13 and it didn’t cost a dime.
Unfortunately, most poets want […]