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December 07, 2001

December 07, 2001

Ezra Pound is famous for his role in defining a modernist aesthetic, from the creation of the Imagist movement in 1912 to his epic poem The Cantos.

November 17, 2001

November 16, 2001

Frontispiece and Title Page, "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral"
November 16, 2001

Born in Africa, Phillis Wheatley (1753–1784) was kidnapped, brought to America, and sold to a prominent Boston family.

November 10, 2001

November 10, 2001

A marathon poetry reading, free to the public, featuring fifteen of the nation's most luminous poets, will be held to celebrate Poets House's Fifteenth Anniversary and the opening of our newly expa

October 27, 2001

October 22, 2001

October 22, 2001

With US Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Michael Cunningham, Eve Ensler, Jorie Graham, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sta

October 20, 2001

October 17, 2001

October 17, 2001

With Adrienne Rich, Galway Kinnell, Grace Paley, Jean Valentine, Sam Hamill, David Budbill,

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