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A few months ago, we sat down with U2 frontman Bono and US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera to read the Allen Ginsberg anti-war poem “Hum Bom!”
Prof. Elisa New sat down with hip hop legend Nas to do a close-reading at “It Ain’t Hard to Tell,” a track from his iconic 1994 album Illmatic.
Poems present a unique set of challenges to readers—and to teachers. They look and often sound different from prose, for one thing, and they sometimes require that we use a special …