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Teachers Matter

Continuing this idea of the importance of looking back, I wanted to reflect on some of the teachers that played such an important role in my creative development. 2,334 more words

MS - Missing person in Philadelphia | WTOK

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK) – The Philadelphia Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing person.

Police say Bruce Scott Smith was last seen on April 8 on Robinhood Circle. 16 more words


Rural round-up

The drama and politics of water – Andrew Curtis:

Until recently I really had no idea how many freshwater experts live in New Zealand.  

It seems just about everyone has something to say about the supposed declining state of our rivers and who’s to blame for it. 720 more words


VIDEO Why I pleaded guilty to a crime I didn’t commit, Ada JoAnn Taylor Time Served: 19 years

Jan 23, 2017

Four years after a 68-year-old woman was raped and killed in her Beatrice, Nebraska, home, six people – three men and three women – were convicted of committing the crime together. 1,317 more words

"some of the feelings that led people who had real concerns to choose Trump are in Bruce Smith’s poetry"

(poetry diary 131) I’ve been depressed by the defeated tone of Stephen Burt’s recent Washington Post interview, in which he says that poetry is unlikely to “make America better or ameliorate the mess we’re in now.” There’s a lot of other good bits of the interview, though, including recommendations like this: 188 more words