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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Gary Geddes

Gary Geddes is the author of The Ventriloquist: Poetic Narratives from the Womb of War.

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Gary Geddes

That the Poet Here Describes

When a response is demanded March 2022
When I started writing poetry seriously in the mid-1960s, I found myself on rather unstable ground. Whatever tradition there might have been of addressing the darker realities of contemporary life had become suspended for a more personal or confessional mode, the kind associated with Robert Lowell and Anne Sexton. Much of this shift had to do with the Cold War and a resulting relativism in the…