- A Peek at Famous Readers’ Borrowing Records From a Private New York Library [ATLAS OBSCURA]
- The Epic, Neglected Vision of Joan Murray [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- ‘The Anthology of Amazing Women’ Illustrates the Achievements of Inspiring Trailblazers [FLAVORWIRE]
“Never keep a poem waiting; it might be a really good one, and if you don’t get it down, it’s lost.”–Ruth Stone
Lady Reading Poetry (1906) by Ishibashi Kazunori
- Joanne Kyger (1934-2017) (THE ALLEN GINSBERG PROJECT)
Thomas Lux, 1946-2017 [THE PARIS REVIEW]
“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?”-Emily Dickinson
Your poetry certainly passes this test, dearest Emily! Happy birthday.
Cover of Goblin Market and other poems by Christina Rossetti, 1862. The artwork is by her brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
“A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.”-Randall Jarrell (born 6 May 1914)