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  1. In honor of the winter solstice, 2 poems from The Book of the Dead Man


    December 20, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    Saturday, December 21st will be the shortest day in 2013. The sun will stop moving southward, pause and start moving north. Or that’s the way it looks to us, circling…

  2. Singing School, with different poetic fantasies


    December 17, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    For the person on your gift list who is trying to write or read poetry, former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky has released a new anthology called Singing School: Learning…

  3. 3 poems by Alicia Suskin Ostriker


    September 27, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    On Tuesday, October 8th, at 7:30 p.m., Alicia Suskin Ostriker will appear at the Clowes Hall Krannert Room at Butler, as part of the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series.…

  4. Poems by Miguel Hernández


    June 17, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    If I’m going to squirt any personal, trivial goop into this Miguel Hernández post, I’d better do it before I remind you about his short, momentous life. So here goes. “Letter,”…

  5. Two Poems by Brenda Hillman


    May 20, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    Brenda Hillman’s collection Loose Sugar  is described on its back cover as “an alchemical manuscript disguised as a collection of poems, or vice versa,” and the book’s structure makes the…