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Carl Phillips's works include the poetry collections “In the Blood,” “Cortège,” “From the Devotions,” “Pastoral,” and “The Tether.” He starts off the interview by reading his poem “The Trees.” He goes on to discuss how struggling with his identity helped influence his early work. The interview continues with a conversation on spirituality and how poetry should be an inclusive medium to cope with issues in a person’s life. He reads his poem “From the Devotions” and concludes the interview by reading “The Kill.”
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Phillips, Carl and Rubin, Stan Sanvel, "Carl Phillips: 11-14-2001" (2001). Writers Forum Videos. Video 3.