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Conor Kelly 5h
Poetry: today the poem is Jamesian by Thom Gunn, and at it is Breakfast with Thom Gunn by Randall Mann. ()
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A poem by Randall Mann - Breakfast with Thom Gunn        in memory, 1929-2004 We choose a cheap hotel...
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Jamesian Their relationship consisted In discussing if it existed. Thom Gunn
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Conor Kelly 21h
Poetry: today the poem is Electricity, and at it is A Memory, both by Lola Ridge.
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Poem Today Sep 24
ELECTRICITY Out of fiery contacts… Rushing auras of steel Touching and whirled apart… Out of the charged phalluses Of iron leaping Female and male, Complete, indivisible, one, Fused into light. Lola Ridge (See by )
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Poem Today Sep 24
A poem by Lola Ridge - A Memory I remember The crackle of the palm trees Over the mooned white roofs of...
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Mark Granier Sep 23
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Another few by Ian Hamilton Finlay: THE BOAT'S BLUEPRINT water * A PATCH FOR A RIP-TIDE sail * A GREY SHORE BETWEEN DAY AND NIGHT dusk * THE CLOUD'S ANCHOR swallow * (from One Word Poems)
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Mark Granier Sep 23
Were weasels to adopt the habit of using words to slay a rabbit elephants might choose to loom within the confines of a room and rats betray their closest friends and lemmings come to sorry ends and the country never go to places other than the greyhound races.
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Poets.org Sep 23
This morning, it felt like Sunday. —Charles Simic
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Poem Today Sep 23
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Conor Kelly Sep 23
Poetry: today the poem is "Epistemology, Dude" by Richard Kenney and at it is "Bag of Mice" by Nick Flynn. ( )
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Poem Today Sep 23
A poem by Nick Flynn - Bag of Mice I dreamt your suicide note was scrawled in pencil on a brown paperbag,...
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Poem Today Sep 23
Epistemology, Dude He says beaucoup when he means a lot. I guess that means he’s polyglot. He talks a lot. His streak is blue. But I’m not sure it means beaucoup. Richard Kenney
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Poem Today Sep 21
Summer Haiku Silence and a deeper silence when the crickets hesitate Leonard Cohen
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Dedalus Press Sep 21
Delighted by the building interest in Notions, the poetry debut by John Kelly , due 16 Oct, and available now for pre-order (both paper- and hardback, yes, you read that right) at Spread the Word!
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Poem Today Sep 20
HELP She won’t let me out so I bark at the coyotes from behind the window pane. I smell them. They hear me. Alan C. Fox (from )
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Brooke Clark Sep 20
This week we featured epigrams by , & a throwback from :
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Jennifer Reeser Sep 20
We tend to use the word "pathetic" in its second-rate sense, but in its highest form, it means "arousing pity." I love this quote of Forster's, from "A Passage to India," mostly because all my life, I have been called "pathetic." But my revenge: it is the poet's greatest power.
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Poem Today Sep 19
Nonbeliever She smiled a thin-lipped smile ("What do men know of love?") then rolled her eyes toward heaven ("Or that Chauvinist above?"). Kim Cherub
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Poem Today Sep 18
Road to the Yoshiwara Coming to you along the Nihon Embankment Suddenly the road was darkened By a flock of wild geese Crossing the moon. Amy Lowell
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