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'Accomplices' Releases Today in Paperback & eBook

If poetry isn't your thing, consider that the poems in my new chapbook, Accomplices, read a lot like personal essays and touch on a range of topics: faith, nature, depression, and creativity.

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Review Essay: Ben Lerner's 'The Hatred Of Poetry' And Our Reaching For The Divine

So what is the problem with poetry? Lerner argues that poetry is "hated" because it can never achieve that which it aspires to: namely, to "get beyond the human, the finite, the historical, and to reach the transcendent or divine," as Lerner said in an interview with The Believer magazine.

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Poetry is Coming: Kit Harington's Incredibly Powerful Recitation of William Blake's 'The Tyger' in a New INFINITI Commercial

Rare is it that a car commercial will take your breath away, except perhaps when the "starting at" price is flashed on the screen in an ad's fleeting moments. But a new INFINITI ad featuring an incredible recitation of William Blake's famous poem "The Tyger" managed to take mine earlier today.

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For the Birds: A Whimsical Poem About Birdwatching, Feeders, and Squirrels (Blast Them!)

I'm certain the following poem about the birds outside my kitchen window and the squirrels that raid their feeder falls far short of the beauty that Ocean Vuong and Ross Gay achieve in their work, but an aspiring writer like myself must try, try, and try again.

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