Narrative Poetry: The Cabal Magazine

What is (the Point of) Narrative Poetry?

By ALEKS CONRAD
Most narrative poetry does not fully articulate a story so much as construct its scaffolding and allude to its content with imagery and lyricism. Continue reading What is (the Point of) Narrative Poetry?

how to read a book, according to stock photos

How to Read a Book, According to Stock Photos

According to the Pew Research Center, the average American only reads four books in a year, and 27 percent of us read none at all. I came across these stats a few weeks ago and felt immediately burdened by a payload of poopy shame, because my numbers aren’t exactly ahead of the pack. But then I remembered Gus Van Sant’s fictional psychotherapist telling poor Will … Continue reading How to Read a Book, According to Stock Photos