Tag Archives: Poem

Stigmatas: An Audio Poem on First Love

“Oh, to be young and feel love’s keen sting!” said Albus Dumbledore once and we’re fairly certain that everyone exchanges knowing looks with their friends when they hear these nine, incredibly relatable words spoken out loud. But have you ever … Continue reading

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That village that on maps, is nothing but empty space…

At Artful Dodge, we love celebrating the places we’ve come from, the places we’ve been to, and the places that have made us who we are. Almost all of the work we publish carry in them this “sense of place,” … Continue reading

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Agitprop, and Other Words You Didn’t Know

When I first heard that poems by Prof. Bourne, founder and editor-in-chief of our beloved Artful Dodge, were going to be featured in Salmagundi‘s anniversary issue, I felt a bunch of different feelings. Excited, proud, and inspired were a few … Continue reading

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Shh…Here’s a Sneak Peak into Our Newest Issue!

A special sneak peak into Artful Dodge’s new issue. Listen to Joshua Flaccavento reading poem “To Delete, Press Seven,” winner of AWP Intro Journal Awards 2015 and published in the newest Artful Dodge volume! Continue reading

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Do You Hear the People Sing?

Csoóri Sándor, a Hungarian poet, essayist, and politician, began writing poems in 1993 to criticize the Rakosi era, a period of dictatorship led by Hungarian communist Matyas Rakosi. Because of the revolutionary nature of his writings, Sándor was under strict … Continue reading

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Literary Cats and Ailurophile Authors

For some unknown reason, good or bad, literary types have often been associated with the loving of cats. Not that dogs, birds, and the occasional fish haven’t been featured in classic and modern literature, but literary cats seem to carry … Continue reading

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Trash People, Korean Poetry

Yi Yon-Ju made her literary debut in a Korean journal called World of Writers (Chakga ui sekye) in 1991. One of the nine poems published there was “Family Photo.” The same year, Yi’s first book of poetry, A Night Market Where There Are Prostitutes (Maeumnyo … Continue reading

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