Monthly Archives: January 2012

Poets for Justice

Poetry–like music, like theater, like many arts and community activities–brings people together. And when people get together, as the world screen has displayed prominently in the past year, stuff happens–good stuff. Empowerment. Liberation. Education. Social justice. Political rallying is not … Continue reading

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Top Ten New Year’s Tips for Poets

(also known as Tune Up Your Engine and Buckle Your Belt: What Your Auto Mechanic-Turned-Horse Trainer Will Never Tell You) 10.  Maintaining your engine requires no wrench, no grease, no change of oil, no gasket, no brake. Even the muscular … Continue reading

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