Monthly Archives: November 2011

John Berryman: An American Dream Song

Henry, edged, decidedly, made up stories Henry the protagonist of the Dream Songs and his alter-ego Mr Bones (a minstrel Henry) occupy pages of a non-linear, disjointed poetry that portrays the life, fears and insecurities of its creator. John Berryman … Continue reading

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Villanelle: A Sublime Endurance

In our new section we explore the Art of Poetry, the forms, rhymes or even the absence of rules which makes the medium so enjoyable and intellectually challenging. To kick-start the journey we begin with my favorite and the most … Continue reading

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Good Poetry Events Make Good Results

A review of Poet in the City’s Robert Frost event by volunteer Jamie Field. It started with a mending of a wall and ended in a satisfying completion of it. The wall metaphorically being the poetry of Robert Frost that … Continue reading

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Robert Frost: An American Memory

Poet in the City volunteer Jamie Field provides a personal perspective of Robert Frost Robert Frost once remarked to a friend that he wanted to write a poem that would be remembered for years. Not only has he succeeded in … Continue reading

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