On "The Politics of Poetry"

In the July/August edition of Poetry, there’s an essay by David Orr titled “The Politics of Poetry” that I want to comment on a little. The subject as a whole has been on my mind a lot lately–I wrote about it some on my other blog in response to Stanley Fish’s comments on his NYContinue reading “On "The Politics of Poetry"”

To a Young Feminist Who Wants to Be Free

Betty Adcock’s poem may be a teenager now, but it certainly hasn’t lost any of its political relevance. If anything, it’s more relevant now than ever, given the recent Democratic party primary, and the friction that was given center stage in what some political bloggers called “the oppression Olympics.” With the word feminist in theContinue reading “To a Young Feminist Who Wants to Be Free”