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“This is what I want.”

Thanks for stating it clearly, Jónína, Audre. All I want. Kirby

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Joyboy

  beautiful @itsakirby of @knifeforkbook handles each and every poetry book with love. taken last night at the touching and endlessly inspiring Poetry in Voice (@PIV_LVP) Recitation Finals last night. I was there with my daughter, Sadie. Her eyes were lit the whole evening. pic.twitter.com/W43dbBcHHf — Shannon Bramer (@brokencloudco) April 20, 2018 Thank you to […]

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Duncan, Olson, Smith, & Katz

View this post on Instagram Last night @knifeforkbook hosted by @itsakirby (photo 3). Adam Katz and his super interesting collaborative chapbook (photo 2); Dale Smith (photo 1) gave a rollicking talk about Robert Creeley and Charles Olson, including excerpts from their letters to each other (photo 4). . . . . . . #reading #books […]

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  STEVE MEAGHER   THIS WEEK | THURSDAY NIGHT POETS STUART ROSS + STEVE MEAGHER MARCH 23RD Doors 6:30 Poetry 7-ish Copywright 2017. Steve Meagher

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“presences”

“What is left out of these images is the idea of contact, and contact, of the most intimate sort, is what poetry can accomplish. Poems do not endure as objects but as presences. When you read anything worth remembering, you liberate a human voice; you release into the world again a companion spirit. I read […]

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Pansies and Monogamy

JONATHAN GARFINKEL Copywright 2016. Jonathan Garfinkel. Printed here by permission of the author.