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Defending Walt Whitman by Sherman Alexie

Watching Duke play San Diego State in the NCAA tournament at the same time reading poems by Sherman Alexie, recommended by a friend: Alexie is the real thing, a singer of true-sounding songs of native experience, of long disappointment and buried injustice, who refuses to stay in the sad places.  707 more words

Tributes

Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

Sometimes I start at the end and move backwards to the beginning. Give credit where credit is due. But now, it won’t share! The wheel keeps spinning. 7 more words

Poetry

Nature attacks

The only remark I can give about today is that nature has it out for me.  Between a goose that almost flew into me and gouged my eyes out and the cockroach I stumbled upon in my laundry room I’m feeling a bit stressed.   476 more words

Death

From the Heart - A Journey of Love #4 Bestseller in Middle Eastern Poetry

From the Heart – A Journey of Love by the Jordanian-American author and HuffPo Passionista Hadel S. Ma’ayeh (Hope & Life Press, 2014) is now the #4 Bestseller in Middle Eastern Poetry books in Canada. 14 more words

Books

Celebrating Poetry | Emily Dickinson

Dear March – Come in – (J1320)
by Emily Dickinson, (1830-1886)

Dear March – Come in –
How glad I am –
I hoped for you before – 146 more words

Poetry

The Merwin Conservancy on Maui

Founded in 2010, The Merwin Conservancy on Maui preserves the home, literary legacy and native palm trees of W. S. Merwin. On a cold night in Massachusetts, with snow piled way over our heads, it’s good to ponder all this. 254 more words

Tributes

HER MADNESS WAS GENIUS AND SHE HAD TO PAY

Tulips
BY SYLVIA PLATH

The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here.
Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in.
I am learning peacefulness, lying by myself quietly… 628 more words

Ebooks