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National Poetry Month: The Letting Go

April 22, 2011 • 1 Comment

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

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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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April 14, 2010

What Rhymes With Wednesday?

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The Owl And The Pussy-Cat
By Edward Lear
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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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April 7, 2010

What Rhymes With Wednesday?

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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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April 1, 2010

National Poetry Month Kick-Off!

1 Comment April 1, 2010 • 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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