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Recorded poetry: Laureate Listening Project

Tacoma Poet Laureate Lucas Smiraldo has partnered with the City of Tacoma and The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation to launch the Laureate Listening Project, an… 269 more words


That 70s Show mom resigns as NC Poet Laureate

Kitty Forman, the mother on television’s That 70s Show, resigned as North Carolina Poet Laureate mere days after Governor Pat McCrory appointed her to the two-year post. 265 more words

Pretentious Poets

This article about the North Carolina poet laureate’s resignation got me thinking about poetry in general, which I don’t usually think about that often because I stopped writing poetry a couple of years back. 336 more words


Ticket to Ride, Chapter 1, Get Behind Me Satan

Get behind me satan,

quit ravishing the land

does it take the children to make you understand?

- from “Donkey Jaw” by America, 1972

Friday, April 28, 1975… 280 more words


Poetry Wars: The New Battlefield

Another battle in the field of writing has taken place in North Carolina. The governor had the audacity to select an indie writer as the new poet laureate for the state. 169 more words