The American Scholar
The Price of Assimilation
May 23rd, 2017, 08:47 AM
Reverence vs. resemblance
Andrew Yamauchi
May 21st, 2017, 08:47 AM
Visions of Paradise
A Visit to Harvard
May 18th, 2017, 08:47 AM
And a surprise encounter with Dr. Johnson
The Canyons, the Stars, and the Realm Beyond
May 17th, 2017, 08:47 AM
Olivier Messiaen’s tribute to America
You Can’t Go Home Again
May 16th, 2017, 08:47 AM
  Some of the places I have visited in recent weeks: London, Paris, Berlin, Florence, Rome, Washington D.C., Brooklyn, and various small towns in New Jersey. Some are where I live or have...
Twin Peaks
May 16th, 2017, 08:47 AM
Reporting from the world’s highlines and highlands
The Pill
May 15th, 2017, 08:47 AM
  Our assignment this week was to write a poem entitled “The Pill” (or a poem with “pill” in the title) and include the word “will” as both a noun and a verb. Stephanie Cohen, a welcome newcomer...
Clara Nulty
May 14th, 2017, 08:47 AM
Eliminating the Human Element
Remembering Cynthia Macdonald
May 10th, 2017, 08:47 AM
Poet, teacher, opera singer, psychoanalyst, and friend
Oliver Knussen’s Whitman Settings
May 10th, 2017, 08:47 AM
From poetry into music
A Voice From the Swamp
May 9th, 2017, 08:47 AM
A surprising source of Trump support
Well, They Are Gone . . .
May 8th, 2017, 08:47 AM
  The prompt this week was to compose a poem beginning with the first line of Coleridge’s “This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison”: “Well, they are gone, and here I must remain.” Variants are...
Marcia Crumley
May 7th, 2017, 08:47 AM
Marrying a Widow
May 4th, 2017, 08:47 AM
Or, my spectral predecessor
Music at 14 Below
May 3rd, 2017, 08:47 AM
Pauline Oliveros’s Deep Listening