From the Academy of Revelations
November 29, 2014

A poem by Mark Strand, the Pulitzer-winning poet laureate who passed away on Saturday

November 11, 2014

Once we had the world backwards of fowards...

November 10, 2014

This is what I hate...

November 10, 2014

My black cat staggering, dropping on her hocks...

After the Storm
November 10, 2014

The harsh sand stings. The salt air is bitter.

Gnawa Boy, Marrakesh, 1968
November 10, 2014

The maker has marked another boy to die...


Ponies at the South Pole
November 07, 2014

They are quieter than quiet. They are colder than cold...

Burial of St. Lucy
November 05, 2014

Mid-December and the episode is over...

November 04, 2014

Sometime after the cherry branches fill with new green...

John Keats's Passionate, Lusty Letters Are the Key to His Poems
October 31, 2014

Reading what Keats wrote in private helps us better understand those famous odes and sonnets.