on poetry

May 9, 2018


“I suppose I write to get myself writing.”
Dan Chiasson
(b. May 9, 1971)

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now that you mention her…

December 11, 2017

As long as we’re on the topic of Emily Dickinson (yesterday being her birthday)… If you are an Emily fan (aren’t we all, in some way, indebted to her?) or if you are a note scratcher or a collage maker, this might be a good time to go back and read Dan Chiasson’s article in The New Yorker, “Emily Dickinson’s Singular Scrap Poetry.”

on poetry…

March 19, 2013

Dan Chiasson

“Poems are great to the degree that they overcome a skeptical reader’s permanent resistance to being powerfully moved.”
Dan Chiasson

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