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It’s National Poetry Month, which means you officially have an excuse to pretend you know something about poetry and attend a bunch of open mics. If you’d prefer a bookstore to the Nuyorican, I’ve compiled a list of the best contemporary poets and the reasons you should know who they are.
Orestes is displeased by the grave of his father. First, the soil in the mound that covers it is foreign—a disowned king like Agamemnon does not get Greek dirt over his corpse. Second, from high above, dust trickles down to build up on the mound.