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James Tulip on David Campbell

James Tulip’s sustained essay on the poetry of David Campbell is now available for all to see. Read this and be inspired by Jim’s vision of the significance of David Campbell’s work to the history of Australian poetry in the 20th Century- and for the 21st Century! 21 more words

A public animal

The real problem of writing by dictation I’m finding it extraordinarily difficult to sound like myself. It’s paralyzing to have to formulate each sentence out loud.

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Quote Of The Day

Blog 6 - Red tulle

CREATIVE: Take a line from either Lowell or Frost and build your own poem trying, where possible, to imitate the style of the poet chosen. 167 more words
Self Written

Two Roberts- Frost and Lowell

Today we explored the contrasting worlds of Robert Frost and Robert Lowell, two iconic poets of North America who have done so much to “Sing America” in the Twentieth Century. 382 more words

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Robert Lowell

Skunk Hour

For Elizabeth Bishop

Nautilus Island’s hermit
heiress still lives through winter in her Spartan cottage;
her sheep still graze above the sea.
Her son’s a bishop. 263 more words


"It took Bidart years to understand that anything that went through him could be included in a poem...."

Good New Yorker article on Frank Bidart which talks, among other things, about the way he found surrogate parents in Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop: 182 more words

My Pulitzer Prediction

Okay, I’m going out on a limb here, but, I called it once before. I had a chance about ten years back to interview for radio, the novelist Jeffrey Eugenides, for his book,  78 more words