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April Is the Cruelest Month, but It’s Still Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and usually, venues across North Carolina are filled with poets and lovers of poetry, celebrating the written word at events and readings all month long. This year, National Poetry Month is necessarily going to look a little different, but there are still plenty of ways for us to take the […]

The Statue of Liberty Is a Redhead

Every time a poem gets rejected, another angel gets its wings. Or something like that. In his acclaimed poem “Howl,” Beat poet Allen Ginsberg claimed the energetic books of Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs, and Neal Cassady were all “published in Heaven.” Luckily for today’s poets, Heaven is a place on Earth. Redheaded Stepchild literary magazine […]