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Canucks Hat Trick: Head shots hit the back burner, should Henrik sit for the team's benefit and the Kings' dominance

The Canucks skated today, getting ready for Friday’s game vs. Anaheim. Ahead of Wednesday’s off day, some thoughts to tide you over…


Who cares about head shots? 645 more words

The White Towel

Arrests made in Crown Heights stabbing death of 17-year-old

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A man and a woman have been arrested in the June stabbing death of a teen who was killed during an especially violent few hours in Crown Heights that saw another young man killed just a block away from where the stabbing victim was slain. 264 more words


Catchy self-help poem

Skipping around in The Poet’s Tongue.

Here’s number 126:


On Monsieur Coué 

Charles Cuthbert Inge (1873-1922)


This very remarkable man

Commends a most practical plan; 61 more words


NYPD: 2 Teens Fatally Stabbed A Block Apart In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD says two teens were stabbed to death about a block apart in Brooklyn.

The first stabbing happened Wednesday just before 7 p.m. 227 more words


"Even the horrific is preferable to loneliness." (More on "The Strange Visitor")

1. After posting the poem “The Strange Visitor” yesterday, I did some research on the word “muckle.”  I originally thought that it meant “small,” but (as I found out after another library worker /friend told me via Facebook) it actually means “big.”  The word “mickle” also often means big, … 314 more words


"A universal art can only be the product of a community united in sympathy...." (quickie quote 2)

“Artistic creations may be produced by individuals, and because their work is only appreciated by a few it does not necessarily follow that it is not good; but a universal art can only be the product of a community united in sympathy, sense of worth, and aspiration; and it is improbable that the artist can can do his best except in such society.”

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W.H. Auden

Things to keep in mind when "compiling an anthology"

W.H. Auden and John Garrett on making selections for The Poet’s Tongue, the out-of-print anthology that I’m going to excerpt as much as possible ( 328 more words