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Cher Scholar
Interests: Believe it or not, I am a fan of many other things, as well...such as Cee-Lo Green, Patti LaBelle, and for some reason, Barry Manilow. I also can engage in crazy obsessed conversation about dogs, Mexican food, Buddhism and poetry.
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Following Rita Dove as she crafts a poem, the value of memorizing poems, Adrienne Rich issues some dire warnings back in the 1990s. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Jimmy Santiago Baca on desire, justice and one's own ragged heart. Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Robert Pinsky talks about what makes a poem physically pleasurable. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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It's time for Conspicuous Poetry Products again and the shameful shills for beauty stuff. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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How poetry can be what our lives depend upon. Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Poetry as therapy to meditations on New Mexico and the venn diagram interlocking the two. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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30 New Fairy Tales, this year's NaPoWriMo challenge. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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The first poem of NaPoWriMo Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Preview of this year's theme. Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Louise Glück defends simplicity and stripping things down. Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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The essay "For the Artist Everything in Nature is Beautiful" - a conversation between Paul Gsell and Auguste Rodin. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Review of "Kyrie" by Ellen Byrant Voight, a book of poems about the Spanish Flu. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
Posted Mar 5, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Some of the interesting letters BBP has received over the last year or so. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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What makes a dull subject in a poem? Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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Essays by Robert Duncan and May Swenson Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
Posted Jan 7, 2021 at Big Bang Poetry
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How to learn to write poems by reading poems. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2020 at Big Bang Poetry
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A Nobel Prize, a Beat poet dies, Vincent Price talks poetry in "Diary of a Manman" Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2020 at Big Bang Poetry
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"To Make a Prairie" by Maxine Kumin and Anne Sexton's Complete Poems Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2020 at Big Bang Poetry
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Theodore Roethke and the Music in the Line Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Big Bang Poetry
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The Sea of Love Poem, recited by William Hickey Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Big Bang Poetry
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Obscurity in writing, academia and the poor reader; Rilke and writing from experience Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2020 at Big Bang Poetry