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Poetry

June 7, 2021

Three Poems

Donald M. Hassler

A trio of poems by Donald M. Hassler: "Conservative Values from 1859-1860," "Family Ties and Generation Sonnet," and "A Sonnet of Cacophony."

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February 25, 2021

Five Poems

Catharine Savage Brosman

"The Wolves Are Out," "Clara's Bees," "Bloody Marys," "For a Champion," and "A Note to One Deceased."

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September 30, 2020

Hard Sonnet in a Hard Time

Donald M. Hassler

"But perhaps if we can use the time to climb / The peaks of loneliness the view will clear / And style can yield a little fruit."

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September 30, 2020

Responses Past and Present

Jonathan Chaves

"How have we lost our courage, O my Muse! / The daily headlines surely must confuse / The reader who’s aware of how men acted / In history when not by fear distracted."

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September 25, 2020

Plague Day

Robert Maranto

"The mayor tells us we have to go away / the bailout comes tomorrow, not today / unless we’re rich enough to pay to play / and then the government will find a way"

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September 3, 2019

Numbers from an Academic Conference (APSA 2018)

Robert Maranto

A reflection on numbers past and present. 

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September 3, 2019

Wild, Wild Nights!

Bruce Bawer

A modern college love story with a flare of kangaroo courts and Title IX.

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May 31, 2019

Thank you for Sharing

Michael Lurie

A new poetry submission on the "foolish ideas of a generation."

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May 31, 2019

Conversation

David Randall

Poems on "each persuading each" and the legacy of great conversation. 

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