San Francisco poet Aaron Shurin considers the question “What is prosody?” in light of the current movement away from meter and traditional forms.
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October 04, 2012
October 03, 2012
Often described as the greatest contemporary Romanian poet, Nichita Stănescu, “blasted open the prison gates of Socialist realism” (Andrei Codrescu) in Eastern Europe.
September 22, 2012
Join us for a rare opportunity to experience poetry inspired by Mark di Suvero’s sculpture on Governors Island.
September 20, 2012
July 26, 2012
July 25, 2012
"Neither closed in one landscape
nor in one season
the mind moving in illimitable
-- Basil Bunting, "Chomei at Toyama"
July 12, 2012
Poets House presents this legendary American poet reading from his body of work including his most recent book of poems Planisphere.
July 10, 2012
Poet Naomi Replansky reads from her Collected Poems and Lynne Sharon Schwartz reads from See You in the Dark as part of Poets House’s 2012 Showca
June 30, 2012
A score of leading poets, representing the breadth and diversity of contemporary poetry, kick off the 20th Annual Poets House Showcase, which gathers more than 2,000 poetry titles.
June 08, 2012
Poet and novelist Carol Muske-Dukes offers insights on the Beat poets, with a discussion of the work of Diane di Prima, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder and Philip Whalen.