The Empty Chair

Over the weekend I received my copy of Volume II of Measure: An Annual Review of Formal Poetry. If you like poetry, particularly poetry in traditional forms, I heartily recommend a subscription. It is easily my favorite literary periodical.

I’ve only had time to read a few of this year’s poems so far, but I did turn quickly to the poem that won the 2006 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. Read the rest of this entry »