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sun worship

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To the east, where the watermelon rind horizon, creamy-white washing upwards to rosey shades, deepens as the second hand sweeps time from there to gone until the daily diva blasts onto the scene we...
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It Hits You

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Alone, on my way home for Thanksgiving one year– pleased to finally be an adult (of legal drinking age, that is) with (semi)proper virtues, some decisions to make, some to cage out of college...
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Hate

The four letter word It has taken a million lives Some in an instant Some leisurely with sadistic pleasure Still we harbor it Feed it At times take pride in it Greed swamps our hearts It is blacken...
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Trethewey's a 'cheerleader' for poetry - Mail Tribune

Trethewey's a 'cheerleader' for poetryMail TribuneAs U.S. poet laureate, the 46-year-old describes herself as a "cheerleader" for the written word.
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Wickenburg rustles up Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering - YourWestValley.com

Wickenburg rustles up Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering - YourWestValley.com | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Wickenburg rustles up Cowboy Christmas Poetry GatheringYourWestValley.comFeatured cowboy poets/entertainers include: Mary Kaye, Matt Robertson, Cory Padilla, Chris Isaacs, Sally Bates, Tom Hiatt & the Sundown Riders, who will mingle with guests at...
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The Protagonist: "The Versed" Poetry Podcast is Born

The Protagonist: "The Versed" Poetry Podcast is Born | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
“This podcast is literally our last hope,” jokes Rachel Fields, co-producer of "The Versed" poetry podcast and healthcare magazine editor.
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Santa Has Tattoos Now

Santa Has Tattoos Now | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Is this sight a skimmed surface mirage, this dump of contents mimicking post hurricane havoc on my living room floor? The fleck of yellows, reds blues and greens on wiry ends a secret code held wit...
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be prepared

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be prepared was what i learned in girl scouts but they never prepared me for anything besides making boondoggle & granny squares though mine were circles because i can never remember not to add...
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on being prepared to be prepared–

on being prepared to be prepared– | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
i love James Bond, not because he’s sexy (though he is) but mostly cause he always is prepared, for everything, within split seconds, eyes and senses sharp, a seismograph, detecting every tiny shif...
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Poetry Publishing: A call for Essays by Immigrant Poets in America ...

Poetry Publishing: A call for Essays by Immigrant Poets in America ... | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
If you are a poet, if you are an immigrant in the United States, if you would like to submit your works and to publish them, now it's essayer. Until next April 15, 2013, you can send your works to Black Lawrence Press.
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Def Poetry: Season 3/Episode 6

@PoeticalTv https://twitter.com/PoeticalTv Def Poetry, also known as Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry or Def Poetry Jam, which was co-founded by Bruce Geo... (RT @adamwright83: thx @DavidNAtchison for my induction into def poetry jam.
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Plastic Daffodils

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How do you prepare yourself for life as a little girl lost How do you prepare yourself for a sharp February morning when the chill bites your nose and the [...]...
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