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DPF / Cooley

For beauty sleep, from Poetry 180, edited by Billy Collins.

from The History of Poetry / by Peter Cooley

Centuries yawned and fell back, stuporous,
eons stretched out

Poetry

I've been tagged

I don’t think I’ve been tagged before; if so, I must have missed it. Something about it feels odd, but also sort of flattering. Kate… 796 more words

Literary Life

In Elite MFA Programs, The Challenge Of Writing While 'Other'

by Lynn Neary August 19, 2014 3:54 PM ET

For many writers, a contract with one of the major publishing houses is the Holy Grail — and getting accepted to a prestigious Master of Fine Arts program may bring aspiring writers one step closer. 1,661 more words

Writing

Salinger and Me

I watched a documentary recently on the writer J.D. Salinger, entitled simply, Salinger. There were remembrances by people who knew him and a discussion of his work, his life, and ultimately how he became a recluse until his death. 639 more words