Poetry

Free verse

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Mitsuye Yamada, AM’53, transformed her family’s internment experience into poetry.

Poetry in motion

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Festival of the Arts on campus hosts a multidisciplinary performance of poets, dancers, and musicians.

Unmistakably mine

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The death of poet Mark Strand inspires reflections on his work’s enduring, personal impact.

A mission of unsettlement

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Rosanna Warren brings academic mischief to the Committee on Social Thought.

Three poems

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An excerpt from Maureen McLane’s This Blue.

What to make of it

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Poet, critic, and scholar Maureen McLane ­argues for poetry that synthesizes, “with passion and knowledge,” what it means to be human.

Poetic alumna

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Of sturdy stuff are poets made, or else they’d never make the grade.

Call of the wild

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Going to the Law School helped Natalie Shapero, JD’11, let her poetry loose.

A man from a manly planet

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Poet Campbell McGrath, AB’84, explains how writers are like baseball players, what’s wrong with novels, and why he was banned from several frats in the mid-’80s.

Follow that hippie

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Poet Dorothea Lasky leaves her audience awestruck.

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