Poems relevant to the Anniversary of the Insurrection

Thursday, January 6, 2022

I finished up a day of research at the Archive for New Poetry at the Special Collections Library (UCSD) by reading this set of poems by Rachel Loden. I was struck by how the inflections in tone intermingled with the jaunty bitterness of disillusion, and thought I’d pass on this link:


There is a touch of a postmodern MacBeth having taken over the PBS New Hour microphone in these poems. Rave on, Mr. Nixon, rave on. You know all too well what rough beast slouches toward a certain landlord’s empire in NYC, and on to Washington, D.C.

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