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Kimiko Hahn’s Sincere Assemblages

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The question of a collection whose various subjects are assembled, rather than logically produced, is less what they have in common; it is instead what they make in common.

Form, Sound, and Thought in Supply Chain

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The activity of thinking, with its accidental sparkings and discursive connections, propels Pimone Triplett through the sonically dense occasional poems that make up her 2017 collection, in which she repurposes some of poetry’s perhaps more conservative elements—form and tradition—to radically reoriented ends.

Denise Levertov’s Politics and Poetics

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More often than not, Levertov claimed she was not whichever appellation had come to her doorstep. But her objections have more to do with the consequences of public identity than her actual political orientation, which was a lifelong commitment to poetry as but one form of protest.