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Two Nudes, by Mary Jo Bang

I was working in a bookstore and as an antidote to the twin torment of exhaustion and boredom, one day I went with a friend on a walking tour. 199 more words


A Sonata For Four Hands


Causes and consequences line up,
Ready for the next dawn
With its blight

Of glass bulbs.
In the welled nothingness of definitely, 193 more words

Poetry Daily

How Beautiful, by Mary Jo Bang

A personal lens: glass bending rays
That gave one that day’s news
Saying each and every day,

Just remember you are standing
On a planet that’s evolving. 64 more words


Poetry Favorites: New from Graywolf in 2015

Graywolf has a huge slate of poetry ready for 2015. Visit their website for the full calendar, or check out the titles they have already released this year. 24 more words

National Poetry Month

The 10 Most Anticipated Poetry Books of 2015

Although many books aren’t slated until later in the first quarter, 2015 is already shaping up to be a major year for American poetry, especially with the return of favorites like Mary Jo Bang, new collected works from masters like Jorie Garaham, and a book from perhaps our greatest living poet, John Ashbery. 675 more words


Comic Relief

I’m virtually visiting a class to discuss the value of comics and comic-books for cultural understanding. In some ways, it’s a how-to based on my experience making… 1,633 more words

Escribir un poema es como hacer un regalo: Mary Jo Bang.

Ayer por la tarde asistí a un encuentro con la poeta Mary Jo Bang en una de mis librerías favoritas, Auzolan. Sabía de ella gracias a… 206 more words