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Coffee Break Confidential: Debriefing Marc Harshman

It’s Katherine, writing from Timbuktu — which is, incidentally, not that far away . . . at least when you have military aircraft capable of reaching Mach 3 at your disposal. 760 more words


Coffee Break: A Day in the Life of Marc Harshman, Author and Poet

It warms our hearts when we have the chance to spend an afternoon in person with our authors! Marc Harshman, author of One Big Family… 114 more words


on poetry

“Poetry is language that sounds better and means more.”
Charles Wright
(b. August 25, 1935)
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photo of Charles Wright by Slowking4


Louis Untermeyer says:

My sweetheart has the hungriest lips
They seek and press unsparingly;
They probe until she almost slips
Among her kisses into me….

Thirtieth Anniversary Report of the Class of '41

We who survived the war and took to wife
And sired the kids and made the decent living,
And piecemeal furnished forth the finished life… 94 more words



Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born on August 6, 1809(-October 6, 1892). He was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland for most of Queen Victoria’s rein.