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"This is sanity speaking, with a mask of tragedy pulled up from its face. This is a stunning poet arguing with the failing authority of her culture, the whole Silk Road curled up and hissing by her feet." Valzhyna Mort

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Jane Yeh

B. 1971

4 poems available

Poetry so unsettling, describing worlds so troubling and lonely, is seldom as funny, clever, and downright charming as Jane Yeh's. - Aingeal Clare

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Frederick Tuckerman

B. 1821 D. 1873

1 poem available

Nor can I drop my lids, nor shade my brows, but there he stands beside the lifted sash. - Frederick Tuckerman 'An Upper Chamber In A Darkened House'

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Walt Whitman

B. 1819 D. 1892

4 poems available

And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'

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Paul Laurence Dunbar

B. 1872 D. 1906

3 poems available

Come when the year's first blossom blows, come when the summer gleams and glows, come with the winter's drifting snows, and you are welcome, welcome.

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W. E. B. DuBois

B. 1868 D. 1963

1 poem available

I am the Smoke King. I am black! I am swinging in the sky, I am wringing worlds awry. - W. E. B. DuBois - 'The Song of The Smoke'

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Amy Lowell

B. 1874 D. 1925

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Spilt is that liquor, my too hasty hand threw down the cup, and did not understand. - Amy Lowell 'A Blockhead'

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Lorine Niedecker

B. 1903 D. 1970

1 poem available

I am what I am because of all this - I am what is around me - these woods have made me. Lorine Niedecker

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Mark Ford

B. 1962

4 poems available

Poems of serious play, relentlessly experimental but grounded in quotidian specifics, characterized by a consummate strangeness and an oddball ferocity ? David Wojahn

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Anne Bradstreet

B. 1612 D. 1672

4 poems available

All things within this fading world hath end. ('Before the Birth of One of Her Children')

Poet

5 poems available

Glyn Maxwell covers a greater distance in a single line than most people do in a poem. Joseph Brodsky

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Poetry is a form of embodiment - Christian Campbell

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