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Robert Adamson is Poet of the Month

October 2014, no. 365

Robert Adamson is Poet of the Month

October 2014, no. 365

Which poets have most influenced you?

First encounters sink deep: Shelley, Blake, Hopkins, Yeats. The Revelators in my youth: Rimbaud, Lorca, Hart Crane. The Golden Codgers of middle age: Mallarmé, Emily Dickinson, Lorine Niedecker, Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, and David Malouf. Life Support: Wallace Stevens and Thomas Traherne. The Diamond-headed hard men of technique: Ezra Pound, Louis Zukofsky, and James McAuley’s last four books.

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  • We share a love of a large number of poets named herein. Ultimately, no surprise… A pleasure to read...
    Posted by David Gitin
    05 October 2014

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