Lunch Poems: Graham Foust
Date: 4/12/2010; 29 minutes

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Knoxville, Tennessee native Graham Foust is the author of four books of poetry: As in Every Deafness, Leave the Room to Itself, Necessary Stranger, and A Mouth in California. David Olsen says Foust's "poems are carefully contained so that we can find a place in them." He directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, CA. (#17122)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 9-12

Literature, Language Arts, Reading

3.0 Literary Response and Analysis

Literature, Language Arts, Reading

3.4 Define how tone or meaning is conveyed in poetry through word choice, figurative language, sentence structure, line length, punctuation, rhythm, repetition, and rhyme.

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