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14 October 2014
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eros-turannos:

The poet has come back by Margaret Atwood

eros-turannos:

The poet has come back by Margaret Atwood

07 October 2014
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If flowers can
teach themselves

how to bloom after
winter passes,
so can you.

Noor ShirazieSpringtime 
17 September 2014
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booksmatter:

Among many other reasons to love Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven (Knopf, 9/9/14), this perfect epigraph by Polish poet Czesław Miłosz.

booksmatter:

Among many other reasons to love Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven (Knopf, 9/9/14), this perfect epigraph by Polish poet Czesław Miłosz.

15 September 2014
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ragandbonesss:

who would walk in this bleak place?

ragandbonesss:

who would walk in this bleak place?

06 September 2014
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aseaofquotes:

Sara Teasdale, “After Love”

aseaofquotes:

Sara Teasdale, “After Love”

19 August 2014
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visual-poetry:

»grasshopper« by e.e. cummings (+)

visual-poetry:

»grasshopper« by e.e. cummings (+)

12 August 2014
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aseaofquotes:

Albert Goldbarth, “The Sciences Sing a Lullaby”

aseaofquotes:

Albert Goldbarth, “The Sciences Sing a Lullaby”

06 August 2014
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millionsmillions:

There’s a Tumblr dedicated to creating erasure poetry out of every page in Infinite Jest.

millionsmillions:

There’s a Tumblr dedicated to creating erasure poetry out of every page in Infinite Jest.

25 April 2014
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For National Poetry Month, Nathan Gelgud illustrated Frank O’Hara’s “Having a Coke With You.”

10 April 2014
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staff:

Tumblr Tuesday: Poetry Month
Poetry BombAn annual collaboration with Abrams Books. Submit your poetry and they’ll explode it all over Tumblr via this hugely popular blog. 
Academy of American PoetsEighty years old and 9,000 strong, these are the people that brought you National Poetry Month. April would be useless without them. 
Structure and StyleAmazing poetry, and an amazing place to discuss and critique poetry. Rebecca Hazelwood and Savannah Sipple are your hosts. 
Viper SlangFresh work from poet Scherezade Siobhan, who has a Pushcart Prize nomination and a name that is poetry itself.  
Jay Arr ArrA longtime presence on Tumblr and a friend to every poet, essayist, and novelist on the platform. She even founded a lit journal dedicated to sharing their work. 
GIF via Poetry Bomb

staff:

Tumblr Tuesday: Poetry Month

Poetry Bomb
An annual collaboration with Abrams Books. Submit your poetry and they’ll explode it all over Tumblr via this hugely popular blog. 

Academy of American Poets
Eighty years old and 9,000 strong, these are the people that brought you National Poetry Month. April would be useless without them. 

Structure and Style
Amazing poetry, and an amazing place to discuss and critique poetry. Rebecca Hazelwood and Savannah Sipple are your hosts. 

Viper Slang
Fresh work from poet Scherezade Siobhan, who has a Pushcart Prize nomination and a name that is poetry itself.  

Jay Arr Arr
A longtime presence on Tumblr and a friend to every poet, essayist, and novelist on the platform. She even founded a lit journal dedicated to sharing their work. 

GIF via Poetry Bomb

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26 January 2014
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Let your soul stand cool and composed
before a million universes.

— Walt Whitman, from Song Of Myself
31 December 2013
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31 December 2013
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21 December 2013
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who taught you
that the
value of a woman
is the ratio
of her waist
to her hips
and the circumference
of her buttocks
and the volume
of her lips?
Your math
is
dangerously wrong
her value
is
nothing less
than
infinite.

— "Greater Than by Della Hicks-Wilson 
07 December 2013
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The Expanding Universe of Poetry

Often I lose myself in such distances and numbers that I fear
I shall never find myself again.
But unexpectedly the opposites fuse in a poem.
From the century’s amorphous nebulae in the Self
a new star was born,
now shining
in convincing unity.
And the expanding universe of poetry
continues to baffle the astrologers.

— Ondra Lysohorsky