Commentaries - March 2009

Fifty million poems

Here is a note we’re sending around tonight:

Dear friends & colleagues:

Divinity school does March madness

Middle of my long long day in the archive yesterday.

Beautiful ugly

The Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago. On my own list of the top five most beautiful ugly buildings in the world, it’s number three.

Ut pictura poesis descends a staircase

Here's X. J. Kennedy’s “Nude Descending a Staircase,” published in 1959 or 1960.

PoemTalk #15 released

Episode #15 of PoemTalk is being released today.