Sarah Lindsay: An Appreciation

What a moment it is, to find a poet whose work is unlike any other, and is so good that we pray the poetry gods will keep her safe and warm and grant her a long life of writing such poems for us. For me that moment was when I read her poems in Poetry magazine years ago.

Radios, Flying Machines, and Cinema

In a letter written in April 1922 the poet Hart Crane posed a question to a friend: “Will radios, flying machines, and cinemas have such a great effect on poetry in the end?”

On Language and Dictionaries

The first law of language is that there are no laws of language. The laws of language are not the laws of the dictionary.

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