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Christmas movies have spawned an entire industry of their own, but more frequently overlooked are autumn’s holidays— and the classic films that suit them, too. Here are three recommendations from David Lehman (@BestAmPo): theamericanscholar.org/for-every-seas…
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The generous souls @BestAmPo kindly posted a number of my poems this past year. Just for fun, below I've created a thread of these, all from Cultural Tourism (2012):
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Chaucer Gets Canceled! (part I) bit.ly/37ZkB0W
This Margaret Atwood poem doesn’t mess around:
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Day 13 #TheSealeyChallenge. Fun to strum through this anthology and to consider the choices of the editor since I read her work earlier this week. @BestAmPo 2020, ed. @PaisleyRekdal
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"The perfume of a white peach is like a whiff of paradise, not the Old Testament one but the land of milk and honey in which everyone is illuminated by an inner light and poetry is on their tongues." Summer of Fruit Tarts--Peach-O-Rama by Barbara Hamby. bit.ly/2VHzceC
Here I discuss Robert Hayden's tone in his terrific poem "Those Winter Sundays". My full video essay on Poetic Voice is on YouTube here: youtu.be/qc5jqHw5b_8
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Blog Exclusive: Emily Fragos in conversation with Suzanne Farrell bit.ly/3xocbul @nycballet
This is so great. JA once asked me for the secret to easy-to-peel hard boiled eggs. (Eggs that are at least a week old, btw.) I once made him a souffle and he was very happy! twitter.com/DKanePoetry/st…
When John Ashbery writes to Julia Child in 1976 trying to figure out why he can't get Child's recipe for "ile flottante" right....
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Are you ready to riot? Another dispatch from the goddess aka me aka please read this thanks! @BestAmPo blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_ameri…
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I loved this interview of @jenniferlknox at @BestAmPo! 💛✨ If you haven’t read CRUSHING IT yet I highly recommend you add it to your#SealeyChallengee pile.twitter.com/jenniferlknox/…4
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The Poet's Notebook -- [by Andrew McCarron] bit.ly/2VlkSbe
Announcing the Gunpowder Press Latinx Poetry Chapbook contest [by Emma Trelles] bit.ly/3yczRmF
Andrew McCarron, Guest Author July 26-30 bit.ly/3BPu4Wm
Summer of Fruit Tarts--Cherry-mania by Barbara Hamby bit.ly/3hWDBCV
Poetry on Vinyl: An Interview with Jeff Alessandrelli of Fonograf Editions [by Daniel Nester] bit.ly/3x2aBxL
Mycology [by Stacey Harwood-Lehman] bit.ly/3zauYun "The forests are magical right now. . ."
Humphrey "Bogey" Bogart was one of Hollywood's biggest stars—suave, quick-witted, and "far from your conventional heartthrob." From David Lehman (@BestAmPo): theamericanscholar.org/fedora-trench-…
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Daniel Nester, Guest Author July 19-23 bit.ly/3xQDe2r
"I write poems to dissociate in a healthy, purposeful way that doesn’t leave me hungover, in jail, or dead." An Interview with Jennifer L. Knox [by Aspen Matis] bit.ly/3rg311A
Dispatch from a Distance -- Turning Toward the Sun [by Cara Benson] - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3BdMVtN
I often get into arguments with liberals . . .when I direct them to writers who write as well as the tokens.They are invested in the belief that because they’ve read Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time they have Black literature covered. Ishamel Reed on Tokenism bit.ly/2VOR5rS
Introducing poetry from Scotland: Thomas A. Clark [by Robyn Marsack] bit.ly/2UQGsUM
Stock Lineup [by David Lehman] bit.ly/36H1gRC
"Humphrey Bogart was far from your conventional heartthrob," writes David Lehman (@BestAmPo) in his latest Talking Pictures column. But a heartthrob Bogart was indeed—and remains, even 64 years after his death. theamericanscholar.org/fedora-trench-…
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The Solidness of Oceans [by Lera Auerbach] bit.ly/3eqcwG2
Summer of Fruit Tarts [by Barbara Hamby] bit.ly/2Tk0s1W
Yet another sickening anti-Semitic attack, this time in Flatbush. It's outrageous. To our Jewish community—I know this is exhausting. No one should have to worry about being attacked for their religious beliefs, ever. We will continue to fight against hate in all its forms.
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Celebrate Independence: George Balanchine's Stars and Stripes [by Stacey Lehman] bit.ly/3jD8mhz @nycballet
"I also got a little choked up for that father had just connected generations, baseball’s greatest attribute that should not be lost or taken for granted." Back at the Ballpark [by @GregNugget ] bit.ly/3A5wzml @Mets
Who is Edna??? I am in love. [by Stacey Lehman] bit.ly/2SzdCaX
THE HOST'S GARDEN: An Invocation - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3vodIzi
Two Poems by Gig Ryan [Introduced by Thomas Moody] bit.ly/2TU9LWf
Seoul Food and Fists circa 2009 {by Loren Goodman} - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3xhysKx
"Erasers" As Punishment, my father said, the nuns / would send him and the others / out to the schoolyard with the day's erasers. // Mary Jo Salter: Pick of the Week [ed. Terence Winch] - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/2TohOKA
John Hennessy, Guest Author June 14-19 bit.ly/3vmUR7Z
"I find that writing a poem reduces the pain of nagging uncertainties, not by providing certainties, but by putting a question or problem into comprehensible form." -@AdrienneSu @AspenMatis interviews the PEACH STATE author for @BestAmPo blog: blog.bestamericanpoetry.com/the_best_ameri…
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Hey @washingtonpost I wonder if you can respond to @EmilyRNunn 's questions about your hiring practices. Inquiring minds want to know what's up with your ageism. (my use of "inquiring minds" reveals that I'm over 50, btw.)
"We found that respondents with higher education levels are markedly more likely than those with lower education levels to apply a double standard unfavorable toward Jews." I'm shocked! Shocked! tabletmag.com/sections/news/… @tabletmag
To assume another's identity in poetry or fiction, leaves a mark on the writer. Do you agree? Read my final essay as guest editor @BestAmPo #poetry #poet #MarilynMonroe #newbook #warhol Selfie with Marilyn Monroe: Writing in the Persona of Marilyn Monroe bit.ly/3wUEMHI
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Congratulations Emma Trelles, Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara, CA bit.ly/34MKXl7
This just landed. And it's really Day-Glo. Looking forward to diving into my fellow 2018 @BestAmPo contributor's long anticipated third collection. @alienvsrobbins
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See this Instagram photo by @realbassemeid instagram.com/p/CPldn6gj7yR/…
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