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Guest Post: Hafidha Acuay on “Like You” by Roque Dalton

Thirteen summers ago I stood on a dais during a talent night in Central Iowa and read a poem. The poem was Roque Dalton’s “Like You,” and having neither planned for the occasion or having any real, demonstrable talents, the best I could muster was reading the poem in both Spanish and English – my accent for … Continue reading

National Poetry Month / poetry / Poetry Pairings / Uncategorized

Poetry Pairing: The Babies and Prose Poems

It’s the first day of National Poetry Day, so what better day than today to post a new poetry pairing? I’ve been devouring everything I can find about prose poems lately. I’ve been writing a lot of them, too. A couple of weeks ago, I asked people to share their favorite prose poems on Twitter, … Continue reading