Continuing our series of post-election poems, today we share "Those Others" by Jim Moore, from his book Underground.

Another day in post-election America, another poem from a Graywolf writer: “The Future of Terror /1” by Matthea Harvey

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, David Szalay’s All That Man Is is a paramount feat in twenty-first century storytelling, exposing the universal implications of lives so particular they can be tracked via Google Maps.

Today's poem is D. A. Powell’s “The Great Unrest,” from Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys.

Poem
of the Week
November 28, 2016
by
Saadi Youssef

Saadi Youssef, one of the greatest poets of modern Iraq, believes that poetry is a transformative force that “captures the ephemeral and the eternal as they embrace.” In this poem from Nostalgia, My Enemy (2002), Youssef reveals the eternity of the earth and the ephemeral loss of the glance we no longer exchange in our current era.—Ron Martin-Dent, editorial intern

Visit Our

Blog Archives

Go Now