Category Archives: pastoral

The Poem Remembers: A Conversation with David Baker

By the point we sat down to speak—by way of Skype, with David in his workplace at Denison College and me at residence in Durham, NC—David Baker had already given a number of interviews about Swift: New & Chosen Poems, so we determined to take a barely totally different strategy, specializing in a couple of […]

Gutting the Sonnet: A Conversation with Jericho Brown

It’s becoming that Jericho Brown’s third assortment, The Custom, introduces us to his invention referred to as the duplex. The duplex is a brand new type that renders the musicality and construction of the ghazal, the sonnet, and the blues on a single aircraft. The poem begins with a couplet of two distinct strains. The […]