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Word Cloud: EXTRAVAGANT (Redux for Poetry Month)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD There is just a breath of Purtianism lurking in most American poetry. We admire the winnowing of excess words, the spareness of poets like Frost and Sandburg and the prose of Hemingway and Steinbeck. American poets … Continue reading

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A Poem for the New and Ancient Math

“It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul.”   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . – Sonya Kovalevsky “Naomi Shihab Nye is an American, … Continue reading

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