Faculty member Marianne Boruch’s essay, “Saint Kevin, Saint Blackbird,” from the fall 2014 issue of FIELD is currently featured on Poetry Daily:

Certain poems have inside them the source of all poems. I’ve thought this, and probably said it many times. Because it is these I love instinctively, pretty much automatically, poems I read and reread. They share their bounty and radiate wildly or so quietly. They return me—and perhaps others—to the reason one writes poems in the first place. This is not sentimental. This is fact, real as fable to haunt and light the way forward, back to prehistory.

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