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2006-12-19.15:22

Let the pimping begin...

There are some great features to be read over at GP. See below for the recent ones.

Intl Review of Bad Children's Books: Intl Review of Bad Children's Books
The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry or How to Kill a Cat

In which we look at what grown-ups think children need to read when they are told to read poetry....
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Bilbio - Other Bible Stories: Bilbio - Other Bible Stories
The Bed- Chapter Three, Parts Of Seven

Threads and Fragments, and Eleventh Hours-Two

Once there were three women from different villages that all came to be married to the three Sons Of Noah. The marriages were more-or-less happy, and the women were likely satisfactory spouses. And ...

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How to Succeed as a Failing Writer: How to Succeed as a Failing Writer
Serving Neither Master

Notes toward a new poetry
By Victor D. Infante

1.) The Roads More Traveled

The latest kerfuffle in the world of poetry was launched by Poetry Foundation president John Barr in the Octo...

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Chrysanthemum - a serial novel: Chrysanthemum - a serial novel
Chapter 50 - i love you, no matter what happens; Russia

My mom’s on the phone while I’m cooking, the stove warming the kitchen. I’m running out of words and the food’s almost done. I tell her, “I don’t know anymore.”

“Look - what can it hurt?” she says. “You’ve got a full scholarship, you’ll learn the language bette...

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Girls Want Porn Too: Girls Want Porn Too
It Ought to Rhyme!

Tony Brown and Scott Woods aren't the only ones calling for poets to be more precise and meticulous in their crafting. I ran across this little bit at Cowboypoetry.com......
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The Naked News Letter: The Naked News Letter
The TOTVI Part 3, 11-30-06

The TOTVI Part 3, 11-30-06

"I love your pants around your feet
And I love the dirt that's on your knees
And I like the way you still say please
While you're looking up at me
You're like my favourite damn disease."

Exerpt from the lyrics to "F...

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Stolen Snapshots: Stolen Snapshots
SLAM POET: Jack McCarthy: Poem & Interview

Jack McCarthy performs at Eric ZORK Alan's White Plains, NY monthly slam poetry series.

Jack was a member of the Boston team at the ... all » 1996 National Poetry Slam, and was an engaging minor character in the feature film "Slamnation," which documented those proceedings, and he wa...

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Poetry Is Doomed: Poetry Is Doomed
Poetry Is Doomed #4: Why Preaching to the Choir Doesn’t Work

Since it’s election time, let us discuss political poetry and poets, and how they waste our time....
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Aisle 9: Aisle 9 - the Regular Coulmn
Career Options

I’ve been in the supermarket business for over 36 years. The hours are long, the pay and benefits good, and the responsibility of supervising over 100 associates, at the very least, daunting.

From time to time, I’ve tried to break away from retailing and make a living writing wor...

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-John Powers



GotPoetry News as of Tue, 19 Dec 2006 15:56:41 GMT

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The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry or How to Kill a Cat
All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Poets
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MA - Worcester's rep to iWPS is...



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