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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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“We wanted it more than ever”

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“We! We! We! We! We! We! We!”

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“He held a mirror up to our very best selves”

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“the blood-soaked refuse left from a pillage”

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“Look! Look around you!”

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“The adults have deserted us to their own cause”

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“We were shaken from a kind of dream”

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“Nothing more forlorn than an eviscer­ated machine”

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“Otto picked his way through the debris…”

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At Words Without Borders, a folk-epic recipe.

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The final installment in Chad Parmenter’s cycle of Batman poems.

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Batman in Mr. Freeze’s Glacierworks.

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Batman Vs. Osiris.

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Poems of the Dark Knight, a cycle by Chad Parmenter.

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Matthew Battles’ version of an archive-bound Chinook tale.

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Catz haz epiks, says poet Stephen Burt.

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THE ARGO­NAUT­ICA trans­lated by Joshua Glenn

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THE KALEVALA translated by James Parker

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THE ILIAD translated by Flourish Klink

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It’s the season for heroes, tricksters, beauties, and devils.