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final day of Poem-a-Day Month: “On Fishing” and “These Heroics”

In this post two very different poets (both from Knopf’s Poem-a-Day), one who wrote about fishing almost five hundred years ago in Korea, and a Canadian, who turned his poems into songs. A good poem doesn’t have to be hard … Continue reading

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because April is Poetry month: “God says Yes to Me” by Kaylin Haught

I discovered this poem at Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac for April 17, 2011. God Says Yes To Me by Kaylin Haught I asked God if it was okay to be melodramatic and she said yes I asked her if it … Continue reading

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April is Poetry Month – The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop

It’s April, which means it’s poetry month over here in the United States. Each day, for the thirty days of April, thousands of us are receiving daily poems from sites like The Academy of American Poets, and Knopf Poetry in … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: because it’s Poetry month…

We try to be helpful                                   by Rosanne Freed  every day I stand at my cash register  watching tourists crowd into the museum store:  school … Continue reading

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National Poetry month: Alfred Brendel

April is National Poetry month.   There are several sites that will send you a poem a day for the 30 days. You can sign up with The Academy of American Poets at: www.poets.org/poemaday This poem by Alfred Brendel comes from Poetry … Continue reading

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