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"Folio" in typewriter font

Sestina Where Every End Word Is Lyndon Johnson

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

A Journey Across Siberia

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

Rat Among the Pines

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

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.

If the Cure for AIDS,

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

The Tolstoyans

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

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.

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

Finding Proust’s Duchess

Clear-sighted literary commentary, and a guilty-pleasure read
Hollie Harder
July 1, 2018
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram

What You Have Heard Is True

Remembering the fight for Salvadoran freedom
Carolyn Forché
January 1, 2019