Henri Cole is an American poet and the poetry editor of The New Republic.
"If you think about too many people in your head, that’s like having a bunch of guns pointed at you, and that will censor you I think. When I write a poem, I hope to be in conversation with Merrill, who hopes to be in conversation with Cavafy or Whitman, and it goes back and back to Horace. But I guess I am also aware of the need to push all of that out of my head and just write the poem that I want to write."
— Henri Cole
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Discoveries: Henri Cole
ldquo;IT'S GOOD FOR THE EGO,” Cole writes in the poem “Hens,” “when I call and they ...