Monthly Archives: August 2010

“My Mother is a Fish” When I was browsing on the Poetry Foundation website, this particular poem called “My Mother is a Fish” caught my attention because I recognized the quote. It is from William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying and it is particularly … Continue reading

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Little Map

Today’s audio poem of the day from the Poetry Foundation is “Little Map” by Jean Valentine, a poet whose work I am not familiar with. (But I guess I should be: she won the Yale Younger Poet’s Prize in 1965, … Continue reading

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Getting Started…

Welcome to Poetry Matters. This is the blog of a first year seminar taught by me, Mark Aldrich. I was just talking to Todd Bryant, our language technology specialist, about a project we have for the class. Students will be … Continue reading

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