A Political and Literary Forum
Seamus Heaney on the power of T.S. Eliot
The poems on this page were written in English by a young Chinese poet and scholar, Xuefei Jin
Ha Jin, Allen Grossman
A Talk with Harold Bloom
Harold Bloom, Ellen Spirer
The most extraordinary teacher of poetry I ever encountered.
Writer, teacher, and political activist.
Grace Paley, Gail Pool, Shirley Roses
Why does the swim team whoop like that?
It must be no ordinary swim team. At ten,
my swim team
Outside the curtains: Sa Sa, the sound
of rain. Spring is almost over. These silk blankets
Li Hou Zhu
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Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
Joseph J. Fischel
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