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Mark Levine is the author of Debt, Enola Gay, and, most recently, The Wilds. He teaches at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.
I took my boy to hear an echo.
He wanted to hear one. I wanted him to.
We wended through a half-formed...
I was in Asia Minor
in pursuit of distant honor
in a suit of finest armor
in a forest of pine...
As Mos Def would have it, “Hiphop is going where we going. So the next time you ask yourself, ‘Where’s hiphop...
Mark Levine, Jessica Laser
The ease of crossing
on mud-cracked slats
of the footbridge amid flickering debris:
We had little to work with. That was his plan.
He was out until daybreak or nightfall or
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