Whether you prefer your poems timely or unbound from any particular political moment, we’ve picked some that will refresh your sense of syntax.
Levine, a successful businessman, says he’s “very comfortable putting in $50 million” toward his election campaign.
Miami Beach mayor Philip Levine isn’t shy about his gubernatorial ambitions. Nor has he made a secret of his passion for animal rights, specifically those of the Orca whale Lolita from the city’s Seaquarium.
Philip Levine has died at 87. Benjamin Ivry pens an appreciation of a feisty poet who was inspired by working class roots — and a family tradition of Yiddishkeit.
Poet laureate Philip Levine has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. The Jewish wordsmith never forgot his working-class roots — and won’t soon be forgotten.
Philip Levine was named the Poet Laureate of the United States this week, a choice that has been widely lauded. I must admit that for some years I’ve questioned the esteemed poet’s status, or more pertinently, his authenticity. My doubts, however, were dispelled by one short but memorable encounter.
On Tuesday night the New York Times leaked the news that the Philip Levine would be the next Poet Laureate of America.