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Poetry ain't dead. Check out these good bones.

(poetry diary 144) As the child of poets/college professors, I grew up hearing discussion after discussion after discussion about whether or not poetry is dead. After growing up and reading thousands of articles about poetry for this blog I’ve learned that is that there is no way in hell that it is, especially now that we’re in the Digital Age.   194 more words

“I’m going to say something very rude to you: fuck you.” – Maggie Smith in Quartet (2012) directed by Dustin Hoffman


Happy New Year

Happy New Year!  I thought I would only have a couple of resolutions for this year and here they are:  Well everyone has to have hopes and dreams . 43 more words

Happy Birthday, Maggie Smith

There are many who dream of earning their living as a performer. For all those who dream, only a small percentage will see their dreams become reality and an even smaller percentage will become legends for their performances. 118 more words


December 28: Happy Birthday Denzel Washington and Maggie Smith

Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington celebrates his 62nd birthday today.  After studying drama at Fordham University, Washington began working in television and theater in the late 1970s and made his feature film debut in 1981.  1,052 more words

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The Librarian's Cellar: The Lady in the Van

The Lady in the Van is based on a true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the mysterious homeless woman, Mary Shepherd, who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and ended up staying there for 15 years. 217 more words

The Librarian's Cellar