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Jose Padua: My Definition of a Boombastic Poetry Style

Going up to bed early
on the night before
his first day of school for the year
our four year old son asks,
“Is Daddy coming up too?” 49 more words


Paul Christensen: Walmart, Walt Whitman and me

I admit it. I sometimes go down to Rutland, Vermont to the Walmart Superstore. My friends are all good liberals and the conscience of Middlebury ways, so I know reconsiderations can’t help but be made about me. 1,814 more words

Social Justice

Doug Anderson: Walt Whitman at the Huntington Malls along Walt Whitman Avenue

I celebrate myself even amid this sheet-rocked temple of kitsch,
even in the asphalt tributaries of traffic in which giant Bentleys
bumble like Junebugs through the lesser Hondas of the sales staff, 181 more words

Opinion Leaders

Louisiana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Pelican State has to offer!

Whether you’re a born-and-raised Louisianan, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Louisiana Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Louisiana native Bonnye Stuart takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sites in the Pelican State. 76 more words

Humor And Satire

Jose Padua: The Wayward Path to all the Mystic Revelations and Revolutions of the Soul

Walking down New Street in Staunton,
Heather, Maggie, Julien, and I are in a line,
and lurching toward us are three big guys
in big coats, big baggy pants, snapback hats… 235 more words


A Dirty Job

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Charlie Asher is a pretty normal guy with a normal life, married to a bright and pretty woman who actually loves him for his normalcy. 60 more words

Literature & Fiction

Video: Coming Soon! Pope Francis in "The Encyclical"

The amount of hype from the climate change deniers over Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, which will be released on June 18, is getting pretty absurd. 36 more words

Art And Cinema