KWH Pick of the Week: “What It Is” by James Tate, Chosen by Nicholas Regiacorte

Posted on February 6, 2012


Knox Writers’ House Contributor’s Pick of the Week 2/6/2012

What It Is by James Tate in Amherst, MA

Chosen by Nicholas Regiacorte in Galesburg, IL, who says:

To hear his poems is to visit a kind of outpost, in Tate’s basement, backyard or attic, at the supermarket or in the car, in the wilderness of memory & language itself, where he is documenting the discovery of a new species on earth—and it’s himself, it’s me too, it is us.

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