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Arthur Rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud

Arthur Rimbaud

C.K. Williams - I love the poem, "My Mother's Lips" as well as many others by Williams.

C. K. Williams

Charles Kenneth Williams was born on November 4, 1936, in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up in South Orange, New Jersey. After attending high school in Maplewood, New Jersey, Williams enrolled in Bucknell College but later transferred to the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied philosophy and English. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1959. Williams briefly enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's writing program but left before earning his degree.He authored numerous books of…

Frank O'Hara

Frank O'Hara

"A span. A span. You slap wood /   as if a piano, you measure the tone. /   Such sweet sounds Pythagoras takes." - Tomaz Salamun, Blossom and Blood - Griffin Poetry Prize 2005 judge

Tomaž Šalamun | Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation, publisher of POETRY magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.

Albert Goldbarth  The Earth was writing: the Earth had penmanship.  That was my dream. I remember so little of it. I know  that hyenas and, after, pincer-beetles  had made a great clean whiteness, made a bone frond  ten feet long or more, of a giraffe’s neck—and by this  I could see that the Earth was practicing cursives.  But the rest of it? . . . a fizzle, another adventure  gathering think-dust on a back shelf  at the lost & found. I tell you,  keep a dream journal. Read, of cou...

Albert Goldbarth

On January 31, 1948, Albert Goldbarth was born in Chicago, Illinois. He received his BA from the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle campus, in 1969 and his MFA from the University of Iowa in 1971. He taught at the Elgin Community College in Chicago until 1972 and as a coordinator for the Traveling Writers Workshop for public schools in the Chicago area.In 1974, he completed a year of classes at the University of Utah while working toward his PhD in creative writing. Over a year's time…

Francois Villon

Francois Villon