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"A Baroque Wall-Fountain in the Villa Sciarra"

Something about the title of this poem just makes me think of The English Patient, as a troubled yet humane Hana helps carry the man known as the EP up from the train and towards the bomb-damaged Villa San Girolamo. 505 more words

(nyt)- Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Winner, Dies at 96. - October 15, 2017 - entertainment 9:03 pm

U.S. poet laureate, one Richard Wilbur has died.
His son Christopher confirmed his death, in a nursing home.
Mr. Wilbur had quite the history.
Per the NYT: “Across more than 60 years as an acclaimed American poet, Mr. 356 more words


Poet Laureate two-fer

Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and the Washington 129 anthology will enjoy a full day of poetry in Bellingham on Friday, October 20, 2017… 173 more words


Cupertino Poet Laureate - 2018-2019

It’s official! I’ve been named the 2018-2019 Poet Laureate for the City of Cupertino! I’m excited and honored to serve in this position for the next two years, and I look forward to the opportunities this will bring to meet community members and explore the power of poetry together. 12 more words

The Writing Life

Voices of the City: Robin Coste Lewis' fierce and arresting poetry has its roots in Compton

By Jeffrey Fleishman

From: Los Angeles Times

The white fence is new but the tree she planted as a child still stands in front of the wood house, now stucco, pale yellow and cracked, forgotten Christmas lights hanging from its eaves. 327 more words



Dana Gioia

Echo of the clocktower, footstep
in the alleyway, sweep
of the wind sifting the leaves.

Jeweller of the spiderweb, connoisseur
of autumn’s opulence, blade of lightning… 69 more words


Man killed in north Columbus fire identified

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Fire Chief Steve Martin has confirmed one person is dead after a single-family residence caught fire Friday morning.

Crews were called to the 1400 block of Republic Avenue just after 4:25am. 102 more words