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Abstract decay on a concrete wall. Tanakawho / Creative Commons
Poetry

Only Portions of the Map Still Legibly Survive

Carl Phillips
September 1, 2020
"Folio" in typewriter font
Poetry

Sestina Where Every End Word Is Lyndon Johnson

Sasha Debevec-McKenney
January 1, 2020
A photograph of a train station in Russia at night.
Journals

A Journey Across Siberia

Penetrating the Soviet Union in 1967
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
July 1, 2015
Photograph of the moon. Benson Chan / Public Domain
Poetry

Rat Among the Pines

Roger Reeves
September 1, 2020
Blue stamps from WWII ration book
Essays

Note on the Home Front

I shall never forget that first winter of gasoline rationing
Eve Riehle
September 1, 1945
3 people at sign. When a Government Turns Its Back..., 1987-95. Courtesy The New York Public Library Digital Collections, NY.
Poetry

If the Cure for AIDS,

Linda Gregerson
September 1, 2020
A photograph of a tree.
Essays

The Tolstoyans

On my father's followers
Alexandra Tolstoy,
Spencer Barnes
December 1, 1977
An abstract print by Jacob van Heemskerck.
Essays

Naming, Being, and Black Experience

Yale’s first Black professor on the presence or absence of names, their status and their scope.
Michael G. Cooke
December 1, 1977
A photograph of a London street during WWII.
Essays

After a Visit to England

London during the Blitz
Thornton Wilder
September 1, 1941
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Books

Finding Proust’s Duchess

Clear-sighted literary commentary, and a guilty-pleasure read
Hollie Harder
July 1, 2018