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“No one else is around to drink with you from the watery fog. . .” (Edward Hirsch)

These days there’s a lot of prattle by the talking heads on TV from FOX to MSNBC about President Obama’s “legacy.” Usually the topic is what the President is doing to shape (or reshape or create or change or . 1,115 more words

Poetry

Narratives as Food

Recently I listened to a podcast of the Diane Rehm show, “A Special Readers’ Review: Why Fiction Matters,” which opened with a Ph.D. candidate at the New School discussing a study which suggested readers of literary fiction performed better on tests of recognizing the emotions of others. 329 more words