The Law of Poetic Composition, by Diane di Prima

DiPrima - The Law of Poetic Composition

“Reading Time by Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980)”

Muriel Rukeyser was a lifelong social activist, fully committed to the struggle against inequity and oppression and for social justice. Her writing…

Statement of the Croatoan Poetic Cell on the Poetry Foundation and the cops, with a letter from Jeremy Prynne

A conversation between Linh Dinh and Brooks Johnson Linh Dinh: First off, I want to provide some background: In September of last year (2011), the…

Jack Spicer to Foot 2, 1962

I am not submitting the poetry I promised to the magazine. One of the three editors of your magazine [Philip Whalen]  is participating in the…

John Clarke to Tom Clark, 28 June 1991

John (Jack) Clarke carried out an extensive correspondence with Tom Clark while Clark was writing Charles Olson: The allegory of a poet’s life.…