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April Is National Poetry Month! Quote on Poetry

I am a bit under the weather, so no post yesterday.  Today, a quote to think about; here’s two: “A writer is someone who pays attention to the world — a writer is a professional observer.” — From Susan Sontag’s 1992 … Continue reading

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APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! Marie Kane

Let’s look at other quotes about poetry: “Sometimes there’s no one to listen to what you really might like to say at a certain moment. The paper always listens.” ~ Naomi Shihab Nye What a true quote about poetry!  The … Continue reading

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“You can tear a…

“You can tear a poem apart to see what makes it tick…. You’re back with the mystery of having been moved by words. The best craftsmanship always leaves holes and gaps… so that something that is not in the poem … Continue reading

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