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Chris Wheeling Writes Poetry About the Underworld

[On Sunday, August 26th, I’ll participate in a poetry festival at the Widow Jane Mine in Rosendale, “Spoken Aggregate,” from 1 to 4 pm. Three of us–Chris Wheeling, Janet Hamill, and myself–will present works inspired by the Underworld. Here, Chris … Continue reading

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Form and Poems, by Barbara Adams

By the time I got around to writing my first poem fifty years ago, the rules, forms and techniques for writing poetry had been around since the Greeks. I was, however, unaware of them. Gazing at the Hudson River one … Continue reading

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The Hudson As You Haven’t Seen It Before

Thomas Wolfe wrote big rhapsodic novels such as Look Homeward, Angel that I read as a teen. After his early death in 1938, an enthusiast named John S. Barnes went through Wolfe’s prose to convert passages into poems with line … Continue reading

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