We are delighted when we recognize patterns and continuities, as we are delighted by a new poem’s radical adjustment of, critique of, rejection of, or simple application of those patterns and modes. A poem means something because of previous poems.
David Baker and Ann Townsend have assembled an important anthology, vital to any serious reader of poetry. Contributors include Linda Gregerson, Richard Jackson, Eric Pankey, Carl Phillips, and Stanley Plumly.
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