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"superb in love and logic" (from a poem by Robert Hayden)

I’ve brought you my own (previously published) poems, but I don’t believe I’ve shared another poet’s work. Today, I wanted to share with you a poem by American poet Robert Hayden, as this poem has been on my mind. 206 more words

Poetry

North Linden man leads by example to restore neighborhood

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man who’s spent the last decade taking care of the his North Linden neighborhood property says he’s tired of landlords letting vacant properties sit and go to waste. 213 more words

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City shuts down carryout described as 'epicenter of crime'

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus City Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that the city has obtained a court order to board up a Cleveland Avenue carryout. 784 more words

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Poem Challenge

Where Are You From?

Some time ago a Facebook friend*, who is also a follower of this blog, challenged us to write about where we are from. 484 more words

Family

Poet laureate

We love their work. The poet laureate. Their readings become part of who we are. Yes, they are not here anymore. But, it wasn’t so long ago that they were alive and kicking, writing their thing. 381 more words

Poetry

A Poet's Personal Journey

J was a graduate student when I met her. We were in the same poetry writing class in the mid-80’s. I was an undergrad. (I was in my mid 30’s, divorced, with three children, two teens and a pre-teen.) She is a year older than I am. 977 more words

Autobiographical