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Junior's Nightmare

Daddy Dragon hurried to his son’s cave.  He found Junior sitting up on his bed of gold, panting.  Plumes of smoke shot from the youngster’s nostrils.  432 more words

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this is it

Gillena welcomes us this morning at the Imaginary Garden

Hello Toads: FASHION ME YOUR WORDS : The way you see it.

Choose a poem preferably one you think you know pretty well.

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The Two Coolest Books I Own

Several years ago, I lost count of how many poetry books I have (can you ever have enough?). But there’s absolutely no doubt which are my favorites collections. 473 more words

National Poetry Month: New Recordings Uploaded to Recorded Poetry and Literature Archive (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: National Poetry Month: New Recordings Uploaded to Recorded Poetry and Literature Archive. “In honor of National Poetry Month, the center has digitized and uploaded 50 new recordings to its online Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature. 27 more words

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Shelley and the Professor

“Open up, Professor!” Shelley hammered on the laboratory door.  “Please!”  Her words trailed off into a mixture of sobs and screams.

Professor Snark paused his frantic calculations on the chalk board.  458 more words

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The Refugee

Brother Almo shuffled along the paved walkway.  Even through the soles of his sandals, he could feel the coolness of the stone slabs.  He thrust his hands into the wide sleeves of his habit and, huddled against the breeze, hurried to the front gates.  530 more words

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William Stafford

Cutting Loose

Sometimes from sorrow, for no reason,
you sing. For no reason, you accept
the way of being lost, cutting loose
from all else and electing a world… 85 more words