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Need a shot of creativity? Go on a Jabber Walk!

Jabberwalking, by Juan Felipe Herrera, (March 2018, Candlewick), $22.99, ISBN: 9781536201406

Recommended for readers 7-12

Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican-American Poet Laureate in the U.S.A., encourages readers to spark their creativity by going on a Jabber Walk. 293 more words

Tween Reads

Flyer warning residents of officer's return appears in Linden

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A flyer posted anonymously on a telephone pole that warned residents that officer Zachary Rosen will be back on patrol is gathering a lot of attention in the South Linden community. 271 more words


Billy Collins At The Tucson Festival Of Books, 2018

One of my favorite living poets is Billy Collins, and no less than the Wall Street Journal has called him “America’s Favorite Poet.” If you were to do a search on this blog, you would find five references to Billy Collins. 172 more words

Reinstated officer to be assigned to his old patrol zone, police say

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — New information is coming to light regarding reinstated Columbus Police Officer Zachary Rosen.

Last April, Rosen was caught on cell phone video using his foot to stomp on a suspect. 392 more words


City's first poet laureate sets the bar high for successor

As Windsor’s first poet laureate, Marty Gervais set the bar dauntingly high for the next candidate and he had a whole lot of fun doing it. 568 more words

Local News

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….

City shutters notorious Linden carryout

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus City Attorney’s Office shuttered a notorious carryout in the Linden neighborhood Tuesday.

According to Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein, long standing problems at A to Z Market, located at 1015 E. 269 more words