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Mr. Leaves by James Tate

One of the best things about the 10/31 Lamplighter show at Club Passim in Harvard Square last night was Peter Mulvey’s reading of “Mr. Leaves” a poem by James Tate. 25 more words

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Marijuana licensing ordinance passed by Detroit Council

Medical Marijuana Centers across Detroit are now under tougher restrictions after the Detroit City Council adopted a new ordinance regarding licensing.

“We applaud Councilman Tate and his colleagues along with the Detroit Law Department for enacting reasonable regulations that will help protect Detroit’s medical marijuana patients,” said Robin Schneider, legislative liaison of the National Patients Rights Association. 96 more words



 James Tate

I wish the stone lady would come to me.
Parakeet or no parakeet
the night is a vial of lighterfluid.
And I have been good, composing the perishable song… 164 more words


Dream Weaver 1.7

Last night’s dream had James Tate–and several other poets, and me–doing final judging on submitted poems (to a journal? a contest?) “Next poem!” he kept saying with authority and we’d shuffle our stack of papers. 500 more words


DPF / Halpern

For children, from The Best American Poetry 1997, guest editor James Tate, series editor David Lehman.

from Her Body / by Daniel Halpern

the smallest finger poking the air, pointing toward the first heat… 24 more words