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From William Carlos Williams

Footnote 151.22 re Sappho (From William Carlos Williams, Selected Poems, Edited by Robert Pinsky) This is a translation of Sappho’s Fragment 71. When it was published in Poems in Folio (1957), Williams included this note: I am 73 years old. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo, Day 3

For Day 3, NaPoWriMo wrote: “Today I’d like to challenge you to write an elegy – a poem that mourns or honors someone dead or something gone by. And I’d like to ask you to center the elegy on an … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 1

this telling of sky: •
the love it holds out to clouds •
protective of stars. Continue reading

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Another Tuesday, Another…

Grey rainy Tuesday. I’m tired of having a scratchy hoarse throat. But, I got up, took care of the cats and headed out. Two missions: to get a few of the colors that one watercolorist/vlogger keeps touting and maybe some … Continue reading

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Last night’s poetry discussion

…stupid as a man who bought his stupid at a two-for-one sale… Continue reading

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