Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Great Regulars: Exceptional poets inspire editors to compile

the poets' work for the future. Among those whose collected or selected works have been published recently are Tate, a former Kansas Citian; Wendell Berry, an activist farmer-poet; the late Lucille Clifton, an African-American woman whose work centers on justice; and C.P. Cavafy, an Egyptian poet of the Greek diaspora. All these versifiers continue to influence poets today.

from Denise Low: The Kansas City Star: Collected works tell poets' life stories


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