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DANA GIOIA, past Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts 

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  • Poem of the Week: Caitriona O’Reilly’s “Sleep and Spiders” July 25, 2014
    We are looking forward to kicking off next year’s publishing calendar with Caitríona O’Reilly’s newest volume. But since it’ll be many months until we can share those poems with you, we chose one of her poems from The Wake Forest Series of … Continue reading →
  • Poem of the Week: “Calendar Custom” from The Sun-fish July 18, 2014
    Calendar Custom What is the right name of that small red flower? It’s everywhere, spilling down over the stones In the sun, every year at just this time. The colour dims for a minute as the line of dust Follows … Continue reading →
  • Poem of the Week: “Proposal” by Ciaran Carson July 11, 2014
    Proposal It happened over an apple. We were in a market, sunshine and August showers flickering through the glazed roof over a barrel of apples, green with a blush of red, the dew still seeming to glisten on them. You … Continue reading →

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