May 7, 2014

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The Dance of the Villanelle

The word ‘villanelle’ sounds like it ought to be the name of a dance –...

Apr 28, 2014

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The Importance of Excellence in Christian Art and Literature (Part 4)

In this series, I’ve been making a case for excellence in Christian art and...

Mar 17, 2014

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Emily Dickinson and the Art of Doubt

Sometimes designating herself the “Queen of Calvary,” nineteenth-century...

Mar 12, 2014

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Looking at a Sonnet from the Inside

Constraint begets creativity, and the particular demands of the sonnet form...

Feb 17, 2014

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Letting Go of Irony: Reflections on the Ode (and on teaching poetry)

Over at my friend Kelly Belmonte’s excellent blog All Nine Muses, she...

Nov 18, 2013

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Seeing and Discovery: Where Poems Come From (2)

Seeing and Discovery: Where Poems Come From (2)

Where do poems come from? Kelly Belmonte has written a series of posts...