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So Long ‘Frisco! 1906 Quake and Fire Inspire Turgid Verse

Survivors pick through the still smouldering rubble of the San Francisco Earthquacke and Fire of 1906. When the morning fog finally lifted over San Francisco on April 19, 1906, the air hardly cleared.

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April 18, 2018

Some how I got the reputation as THE poet of the Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation in McHenry, Illinois largely on the strength of being pushy and obnoxious about putting myself forward

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National Poetry Month Patrick Murfin Sue Rekenthaler Tree of Life U U Congregation Anne Porter Gale Harris Jane Richards Phylis Cole-Dai poetry group Rev. Sean Parker Dennison

Frank Bidart—Pulitzer Winner Not for the Weak Kneed

Frank Bidart. If you turn to poetry for soul soothing comfort, this is not for you.   If you seek to be inspired and uplifted, this is not the guy.   If you are looking for cheap thrills and slasher p

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National Book Award Bakersfield Frank Bidart Golden State Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 Herbert White James Franco Pulitzer Prize for Poetry short film The Sacrifice Wellesley College

John Millington Synge—Anglo-Irish Channel of the Catholic Peasantry

John Millington Synge. John Millington Synge is best remembered as playwright,   chronicler of the peasantry of the Aran Islands and the untamed Gaeltacht of the West of Ireland, a founder of the Abbe

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Voices from Syria—Poets Stand for Humanity Amid Madness

Cruise missels fall on Damascus on Friday. On Friday Donald Trump, teetering on the edge of a collapsing Presidency, ordered the launch of swarms of cruise missiles armed with allegedly smart bombs a

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