Levi Rubeck

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Human Nature, Animal Eye: Paisley Rekdal by Levi Rubeck

Levi Rubeck speaks with poet Paisley Rekdal about the role of the pastoral and her approach to humanity’s uglier facets her book, Animal Eye.

Human Nature, Animal Eye: Paisley Rekdal by Levi Rubeck

Levi Rubeck speaks with poet Paisley Rekdal about the role of the pastoral and her approach to humanity’s uglier facets her book, Animal Eye.

Uselysses by Levi Rubeck
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Levi Rubeck speaks with poet Noel Black about his new book of poetry Uselysses.

The Beginners by Levi Rubeck
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Levi Rubeck on the perils of adolescence in Rebecca Wolff’s The Beginners.

Peter Gizzi’s Threshold Songs by Levi Rubeck
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The joy of reading Peter Gizzi’s poetry comes from the tense stretch and pull of his language between extremes of sonic taffy pleasure and accessible linguistic connection.

Wichman Cometh by Levi Rubeck
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Levi Rubeck talks about Ben Pease’s poetry channeling new digital media, personal history and psyche, and science fiction movies in his latest book of poetry Wichman Cometh.

The Chameleon Couch by Levi Rubeck
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“I say your name, & another dies in my mouth because I know how / to plead / till a breeze erases the devil’s footprints.” Levi Rubeck reviews Yusef Komunyakaa’s book of poetry The Chameleon Couch.

El Golpe Chileño by Levi Rubeck
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It’s verse with some burnt edges. Levi Rubeck reviews Julien Poirier’s El Golpe Chileño.

Kraków Melt by Levi Rubeck
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Levi Rubeck reviews Daniel Allen Cox’s Kraków Melt, a love letter to Poland with all the bloody complications included.

Krazy Kat ♥ Ignatz by Levi Rubeck
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“I’ll stroll through the streets / with a safeguarded strut, / Set up shop in the kissing booth— / Buyer beware.” Levi Rubeck reviews Monica Youn’s Ignatz, an exploration of love’s (and love poetry’s) boundaries.

Sanctificum Exquisitus by Levi Rubeck
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Chris Abani’s recently released collection of poems,Sanctificum, creates a space large enough for one man’s personal story, the problems of this world, and the vastness of a greater unknown. Levi Rubeck writes, “I see the work of someone who believes enough to question everything.”

Letters from Ted: Dear Sandy, Hello by Levi Rubeck
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BOMBlog’s Levi Rubeck delves into this correspondence between the poet Ted Berrigan and his young wife, who had had been committed to a psychiatric ward by her parents after marrying the drug-and-Pepsi-addled beatnik poet.

Geometries by Guillevic by Levi Rubeck
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Guillevic’s Geometries, deftly “Englished,” by the venerable Richard Sieburth is out now as part of Ugly Duckling Presse’s Lost Literature series. BOMBlog’s Levi Rubeck squares the circle.

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