poetry

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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:00am

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At The Common we’re welcoming spring with new poetry by our contributors.
 

Denise Duhamel

            —Trying on Gender

 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:00am

 

William Wenthe reads his poem, “Error Upon Me Proved,” from Issue 06.

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 7:00am

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At The Common, we’re celebrating the shortest month of the year with new poems by four contributors to our print journal.

 

Maceo J. Whitaker

            —“Lott’s Wife”

 

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Monday, March 9, 2015 - 11:51am


Peter Filkins reads his poem, “O,” from Issue 06.

 

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Friday, January 30, 2015 - 7:00am

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At The Common, we’re celebrating the New Year with four poets new to our pages.

Didi Jackson

—“Almost Animal”

—“San Bonaventura”

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 4:38pm

 

Andrea Scott reads her poem, “Arab Springs,” from Issue 06.

 

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 4:37pm

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Please enjoy four new poems by The Common contributors.

Sandeep Parmar

from Eidolon, xxxv.

reviewed by J. Mae Barizo

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:14pm

J. Mae Barizo reviews two poetry collections: Troy, Michigan by Wendy S. Walters and Dont Go Back to Sleep by Timothy Liu.

TROY, MICHIGAN

Wendy S. Walter’s Troy, Michigan chronicles municipal and personal history in this elliptically elegant collection of sonnets. This book swivels gracefully through eras in the city of the title, alluding to its mythic namesake while divulging the narrator’s observations on industry, race, and the tug of the natural world.

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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 7:00am

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This month, we’re pleased to offer seven new poems by several returning and new contributors.


Margot Douaihy

--New York

--The Lost Art of Getting Lost

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:37am

Zeina Hashem Beck reads her poem, “Your Parents’ House,” from Issue 07.
 

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