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Posts tagged “Wallace Stevens”

Happy World Poetry Day

Poems from Auden and Stevens

Posted March 21st, 2018

Dead Swans And The ‘Grand Decadence’

Why the Trump era needs poets and priests, not pundits and politicians

Posted November 15th, 2016

Bedtime with Wallace Stevens

‘The House Was Quiet and the World Was Calm’

Posted May 5th, 2015

Into The Mystic With W.S.

Towards the end of the Orthodox liturgy this morning, I began to …

Posted August 11th, 2013

The Mountain Of One’s Imagination

I love dipping into the Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens. Half of …

Posted August 10th, 2013

Serenity And Wallace Stevens

Most of Wallace Stevens’s poetry I don’t understand. Some of it I …

Posted August 8th, 2013

Religion, Like Poetry

  Man Carrying Thing The poem must resist the intelligence Almost successfully. …

Posted April 22nd, 2013


The way through the world Is more difficult to find than the …

Posted November 14th, 2012

The Hip-Hop Wallace Stevens

Stevens wrote this poem in 1942. Say it out loud; it sounds …

Posted August 8th, 2012

Weaponizing Culture

Mark T. Mitchell, on the culture war: Culture war suggests a battle …

Posted August 8th, 2012

Wallace Stevens on Faith, Hope, & Lost Causes

Have you not seen Noah Millman’s hilarious riff off the most famous …

Posted July 31st, 2012

Stevens & The Extraordinary Ordinary

Wallace Stevens was one of the 20th century’s greatest poets, and an …

Posted July 31st, 2012

The Conservative Wallace Stevens

Allen Mendenhall:  It would seem at first blush that American modernism is …

Posted July 27th, 2012

‘To Bathe Their Hearts In Later Moonlight’

I keep thinking about this Wallace Stevens poem: Homunculus et la Belle …

Posted July 26th, 2012

Into The Mystic With Wallace Stevens

Ever heard of Wallace Stevens? If you love poetry or American literature, …

Posted July 21st, 2012