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Financial commitment to Smart Columbus program grows to $417 million

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Linden resident Marvin Williams relies on buses and bicycles to get around. He knows the struggle of inner-city transportation.

“The business that I might have to get to might be maybe 2 miles away from the bus stop, so I have to use my bike in order to get there,” Williams said… 302 more words

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Who will be the next Poet Laureate of Alabama?

The Alabama Writers Conclave is one of the oldest writers organization in the US. It was founded in 1923 and has been going strong since then.  353 more words

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Strawberries ~ Edwin Morgan. Poet.


Abandoned like a child

from your eager mouth

the taste of Strawberries

in my memory

lean back again

let me love you

Following on from my post yesterday about my Grass Snake at the allotment and Emily Dickinson’s poem Snake, today it’s still about the Strawberries in this beautiful emotional poem Strawberries by the Scottish poet Edwin Morgan who was born in Glasgow 1920. 101 more words

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Community, religious leaders discuss Columbus's approach to community and police violence

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Local community and religious leaders gathered for a meeting at Linden Library on Friday to discuss the city’s approach when it comes to dealing with community and police violence. 313 more words

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Live Streaming at the CBU library

Adam and I helped Chris Jones set up for the live streaming for the African Heritage Celebration 2017 talk being given by Canada’s poet laureate George Elliot Clarke at the CBU Library Student Lounge at 5:30 PM this evening.

I am Tacoma

They want

a laureate…

they want to know

how one would represent

this city.

Well,

I would have to say:

I am Tacoma.

I have always been… 116 more words

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Martin Luther King Essay and Poetry Contest

By Jocelyn Gallardo

January 16 was Reverent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s (MLK) 88th birthday. In celebration of everything that he has done, the MLK Essay and Poetry Contest is held every year at the Arlington Theater in Downtown Santa Barbara. 271 more words

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