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Celebrating Poetry | Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892)
(From a talk I had lately with a German spiritualist)

Nothing is ever really lost, or can be lost, 110 more words


“Time tells me what I am. I change and I am the same. . .” (Mark Strand)

Never. That’s when I was in the peak of physical condition, able to do what I wanted to do and feeling healthy and sexy.

Yep. Never. 1,194 more words


Epilogue by Robert Lowell d. 1977

Robert Lowell was one of the Boston Lowells, noted in the John Collins Bossidy doggerel, Boston Toast:

And this is good old Boston, 261 more words

Roger Miller d. 1992

When I was very young I heard Roger Miller and was fascinated by the Do-Wacka-Do and Chug-a-lug, Chug-a-lug of his songs. There was not a record store within miles of my town, but somehow my parents managed to find this album for me. 153 more words


Ezra Pound's 'A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste'


Ezra Pound was a friend of the brilliant T. S. Eliot, and a fellow modernist poet. He was a pioneer in imagism, which he made official in 1912. 254 more words

Celebrating Life through Poetry

by Eleanor Lerman

This is what life does. It lets you walk up to
the store to buy breakfast and the paper, on a… 370 more words

for i.

The Journey 

One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
kept shouting
their bad advice–
though the whole house… 132 more words

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