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Special Features

We invited 2016 Walt Whitman winner Mai Der Vang to curate a four-part series that will highlight a small community of Hmong American poets whose voices enrich and bring greater diversity to the literary landscape of this country. Each month, Vang will feature a poem by and discussion with a Hmong American poet as a way to showcase their work and explore the themes that drive them to write. First up: a poem and interview with Burlee Vang.

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In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, we commissioned fifty poets to write poems about a park in each of the fifty states for the project Imagine Our Parks with Poems.

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Apr 2016 From the Archive: Mark Strand's "Cento Virgilianus" Archival Images
Apr 2016 From the Archive: Robert Frost's 1935 Letter Archival Images
Apr 2016 Poems about Trees Poetry Roundups
Apr 2016 Poems Kids Like for Children
Apr 2016 On National Poetry Month Essays
Apr 2016 Supernovae and Dark Stars: Some Notes on Universality in the Lyric Poem from American Poets
Apr 2016 Poems about Night Poetry Roundups
Apr 2016 Poems for Spring Poetry Roundups
Apr 2016 A Family of Poets: Rosanna and Noah Warren in Conversation from American Poets
Mar 2016 From the Archive: Louise Bogan's 1960 Postcard Archival Images