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The Caprice of Prosody

by Joseph Auslander (1897 – 1965)

I will not make a sonnet from
Each little private martyrdom:
Nor out of love left dead with time…

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Blest Be The Day

another poetry walk

We haven’t added a locale to our poetry walk collection for a while, so here’s a new one: Nanaimo, BC, Canada. The Vancouver Island city is embedding a poem in the sidewalk outside the… 60 more words


John Masefield, Stanley Kunitz, and "Continuity of Being"

John Masefield, the British poet laureate from 1930 until his death in 1967, is now running a close second to Shakespeare as my favorite sonneteer. He was a bookish lad, an addiction which his aunt, his guardian when his parents died in his childhood, sought to break by sending him to sea at age 13. 505 more words

Poetry And Prose

Mother, daughter speak out about school fight controversy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The headlines shocked viewers, “Mother, daughter, goddaughter arrested after fight at school“.¬†¬† Roxxane Craine is in the center of the controversy. 325 more words


Police recover gun from Linden McKinley High School

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police have recovered a loaded gun from a student at Linden McKinley High School.

According to Columbus police, another student alerted administrators to the presence of the gun Thursday morning. 41 more words


November Highlights & December Announcements 

Congratulations to the Cupertino Poetry Contest Winners!

I had the honor of selecting and presenting the poetry awards (Adult category) of the Cupertino Poetry Contest sponsored by outgoing Cupertino Poet Laureate, Ann Muto. 220 more words

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Check out this update from the Santa Clara County Poet Laureate!

advice for poets

Earlier in November, Erin Woo at The Stanford Daily interviewed Tracy K. Smith, the current Poet Laureate of the United States. In the short interview, Smith says, 64 more words