David Yezzi

  • The Residency

    I love my cabin and my writing table, my bright lunch pail, the mudded path. Then drinks. begin, say, five-ish—Stoli or Red Label— and keep…

  • Orts

    Tough to say from this tableful of scraps. what couples feasted here—gnawed olive stones. among the burnt ends of cold meat, the laps. of…

  • False Fire

    The players withdraw in rain, rattling over the high road. After a princely welcome, all hoopla and fol-de-rol, their shadowy spectacle…

  • Acceptance Speech

    Hear the author read this poem Accept the things you cannot change: the bleating clock, the nightly go. —dog leash in tow— around the…

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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