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National Poetry Month: The Letting Go

2 Comments What can I say about Emily Dickinson besides that she was a genius, a one-of-a-kind, inimitable talent, and that alongside Walt Whitman she is considered to be one of the two parents of American poetry?…

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National Poetry Month: What’s Freedom For? To Know Eternity

No Comments No Comments April is National Poetry Month, the only time of year that most Americans take note of the fact that poetry is still being read and written by sentimental, idealistic people like yours truly. And to…

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What Rhymes With Wednesday?

1 Comment 1 Comment The Owl And The Pussy-Cat By Edward Lear I The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a…

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What Rhymes With Wednesday?

No Comments No Comments The Emperor of Ice Cream by Wallace Stevens Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds. Let the wenches dawdle in such dress As they…

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National Poetry Month Kick-Off!

1 Comment 1 Comment April is National Poetry Month! Begun in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month was set up to promote the continued reading, writing, and appreciation of poetry. On their website, you can…

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