Tag Archives: Sam Hamill

Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation

Is it Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Appreciation? Can you tell the difference? Is close reading dead? The issue of cultural appropriation has flared up in the last ten days or so thanks to The Writer’s Union of Canada and syndicated … Continue reading

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PageBoy Magazine Writers on Writers

When I was asked for writing about a writer by Thomas Walton of Pageboy Magazine, I immediately thought of my homage to Sam Hamill, written in 2014 and written after the Kenneth Rexroth poem “A Letter to William Carlos Williams.”   When … Continue reading

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Resist Much/Obey Little

I am thinking of it as the most important anthology of political poetry since Sam Hamill’s “Poets Against The War.” “Resist Much Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance” is a 738 page virtual molotov cocktail aimed at El Caudillo Analfabetico, … Continue reading

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