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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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Poetry as a life-saving form of thought.

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She refused, refused, refused.

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An opium-addled polymath.

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His imagination was prodigious.

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Her look said: “Leave me the fuck alone.”

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“Throb, baffled and curious brain!”

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He charges us to commit to the world’s relentless unsettling.

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Elected to poetry like a fucking nun with a “vocation.”

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He elevated intertextuality to a literary theology.

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Celebrating thirteen HiLo Heroes about whom we wrote in 2012.

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Celebrating thirteen HiLo Heroes about whom we wrote in 2011.

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A change-ringing verse for the turning of the year.

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Batman Vs. Osiris.

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Killing my darlings with his shanty.

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Stephen Burt on the making of a critic.

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jojo the Burlesque Poetess “Rock out With her Frock out”

Celebrating thirteen HiLo Heroes about whom we wrote in 2009.

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YouTube channel of the week: poetryanimations, where portraits and photographs of the likes of Baudelaire, Dickinson, and Tennyson are moved to recite their works, often in the poets’ own voices. My attention was captured by Wallace Stevens, impassive as a bullfrog, reading his “No Ideas But In Things”. The animations are the work of Jim […]