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Susan Stewart is author, most recently, of The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making.
The gossips whisper their reproaches—
was it my fault I was too young for the war?
Like ancient Athenian tragedians and modern New Orleans brass bands, American poets seem to thrive on competition...
Elizabeth Willis, Susan Stewart
They never learned to tell
one bird from another, a shrub
from a weedy sapling,
The personal is artificially political just as
the political is artificially
Barred back from the
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