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Of Poets and Poetasters: National Poetry Month

So what’s a poetaster? Most people are pretty sure they know what a poet is, but poetaster, first used by Ben Jonson in 1600, has fallen into disuse. Well, fact is, though we throw the word poet around with flippant … Continue reading

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This year’s National Poetry Month poster

National Poetry Month (is this an organization, an alliance or what?)  in this great land of ours is April and “it” has just released its annual poster which is rather cute.

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The Flower That Splits the Rocks: What Poetry Has to Do With Everything

  It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.[21] William Carlos Williams 1883-1963 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Carlos_Williams Related articles spring… and all (in2thewood.com) The therapeutic capacity of POETRY (connectingmindbodybreath.wordpress.com)

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