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Slovak (IRE)

Age: 3 (Foaled March 9th, 2012)
Sex: Chestnut Filly
Sire: Iffraaj
Dam: Bratislava
Trainer: J Tate
Owner: Mr Saeed Manana

A full sister to Wootton Bassett and also related to plenty of other winners. 7 more words


Success Comes to Cow Creek, by James Tate

I sit on the tracks,
a hundred feet from
earth, fifty from the
water. Gerald is
inching toward me
as grim, slow, and
determined as a… 174 more words


'The Workforce' - A Poem by James Tate

How often do you find yourself in negotiation with management and suppliers to acquire the resources necessary to meet your objectives?

In the poem ‘The Workforce’, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning poet, … 412 more words


poem to some of my recent poems :: james tate

My beloved little billiard balls,
my polite mongrels, edible patriotic plums,
you owe your beauty to your mother, who
resembled a cyclindrical corned beef
with all the trimmings, may God rest… 144 more words


Poetry Corner: James Tate

Tracy Wuster

As a poor-quality young poet,  my verses were overwrought, melodramatic, and a bit odd.  Then I discovered James Tate, and I decided that if I was to be a poet, then an odd humor would be my game.   493 more words

Humor In America

Coda by James Tate

Love is not worth so much;
I regret everything.
Now on our backs
in Fayetteville, Arkansas,
the stars are falling
into our cracked eyes.

With my good arm… 80 more words


“Teaching the Ape to Write Poems” by James Tate

They didn’t have much trouble
teaching the ape to write poems:
first they strapped him into the chair,
then tied the pencil around his hand… 35 more words