Author Archives: Adam Glogovsky

Ewing Manor Event: Jesse Nissim

I happened to attend the co-curricular event at the Ewing Manor this past Thursday and was thoroughly impressed. Going into my first poetry event outside of campus I did not know quite what to expect. Now afterwards, without doubt, I … Continue reading

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More on September, 2001

After listening to the class debate over the appropriateness of Sharon Olds’ poem September, 2001 I would like to continue the argument. Some thought that Olds was consciously mocking the attacks and wrongfully relating the tragedy to herself. Others didn’t … Continue reading

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Austin Smith Interview Reflection

Wednesday’s interview with Austin Smith gave me some serious insight into the life and process of a published poet. I was extremely intrigued for his appearance in class because I was sure that the interview would provide a lot of … Continue reading

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Questions for Austin

After watching an interview of British poet Simon Amitage I rearranged a couple of the questions the interviewer asked: 1. First, I would like to ask Austin if he thinks that there is a lot of fantastic writing out there … Continue reading

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Does style intrigue increased attentiveness?

While going back over all of our assigned readings in preparation of the upcoming exam it appeared to me the numerous amount of styles that each poet exhibits. If you aren’t already aware a poem or poets style can be … Continue reading

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Too beautiful Not to Share

I came across this poem while stumbling around the web and cannot remember the last time I was this dazzled from a short reading. Peace   Behold, it comes in might, The power that is not power, The light that … Continue reading

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Lee Ann Roripaugh Desires Vastness

After our intense discussion over Roripaugh’s poem “Octopus in the Freezer,” I immediately wanted to immerse myself into more of her work. I dove into a couple pieces that were part of her collection, “On the Cusp of a Dangerous … Continue reading

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The Gritty, Romantic Kim Addonizio

After reading the works of Kim Addonizio in class I was eager to hear her recite one of her own poems. “One Night Stands” is a poem by Kim where she shares what she possesses after the fact. Initially, I … Continue reading

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