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Poetry Sunday

Sometimes the morning’s fare from The Writer’s Almanac is too good to not share. How To Be a Poet by Wendell Berry (to remind myself) Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, … Continue reading

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Three Poets in Winter

Last night I and hundreds of others in Concord, NH, witnessed an amazing reading of poetry by three United States Poets Laureate:  Maxine Kumin, Donald Hall, and Charles Simic.  Its remarkable to see and hear so much richness and virtuousity … Continue reading

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And another thing …

I keep meaning to mention that Thursday was William Stafford’s birthday.  He was a wonderful poet, born in the town of Liberal, Kansas in 1914.  He died in 1993 and has in the habit of writing a poem a day.  On … Continue reading

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