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Poet laureate

We love their work. The poet laureate. Their readings become part of who we are. Yes, they are not here anymore. But, it wasn’t so long ago that they were alive and kicking, writing their thing. To name just a … Continue reading

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Henry David Thoreau influenced me

Henry David Thoreau influenced me. How? It happened when I was a young teen. Thinking back nearly fifty years, I think I identified strongly with his essay ‘Civil Disobedience’ (as I was skeptical about nearly everything, especially the

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Edgar Allan Poe the man behind the Poet

Edgar Allan Poe (the man behind the poet) got me excited about writing poems of my own as a young teen. The poem ‘Annabel Lee’ affected me greatly, being that I was a

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At odds with Socrates

At odds with Socrates not just some mediocre lame a _ _ tease! doesn’t necessarily appease and bring you to your knees I’m too busy now making friends with my invisible pal Poe you don’t know what gone means till it

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Henry Charles Bukowski

I don’t know if we would have been friends or not, but there’s that undefinable quality I like about Henry Charles Bukowski. I respect the blatant in your face honesty, yet I don’t care much for some of the

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