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Live in the Layers

Searching for poems this past week to use in our upcoming prompts, I came upon Stanley Kunitz’s poem “The Layers.” It is a poem I…

Prompt: Pilgrimages

Canterbury Pilgrims by William Blake, 1808 A pilgrim (from the Latin peregrinus) is a traveler. Literally, it is one who has come from afar and…

Prompt: The Personal and History

In a poetry workshop I had with Thomas Lux, he said “All poems are ars poetica.” I know Lux didn’t mean that literally, but many…