Robert Pinsky poetry discussion: When poets compose under pressure.

What makes them great.
Jan. 25 2011 6:56 AM

Poets Under Pressure

Governing, aging, and facing execution.

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Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky is Slate's poetry editor. His Selected Poems is now available.