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Poetry Hound Male, 60, United States (10/25/2013 3:07:00 PM)

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Good list. I'm seeing CK Williams at an upcoming reading. I'd add Stephen Dunn as another wonderful contemporary poet.

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  • Rookie - 774 Points Lamont Palmer (10/25/2013 8:40:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    Yes, JC, anyone who dares to out Tony Hoagland on a list with Heaney is either a jokester or knows little about great poetry. -LP

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    • Rookie - 774 Points Jefferson Carter (10/26/2013 12:03:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      C'mon, Lamont, mellow out. Just because you have a tin ear that hears only the most obvious of patterns, that can't hear the subtle " cadence" of Hoagland's poetry, no need to get snippy.

  • Rookie - 592 Points Jefferson Carter (10/25/2013 3:31:00 PM) Post reply

    PH, lucky you! He's a great poet. And I like Dunn a lot though Lamont would whine about his not being iambic enough.

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