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  1. Come & enjoy Wallace Stevens at Spades Park

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    July 12, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    The Spades Park Poetry Club will meet again on the last Tuesday of the month, July 29th, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Neophytes, scholars, and everyone in between are invited…


  2. “In the Nursing Home” by Jane Kenyon

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    June 27, 2014 by Reader's Connection

      “In the Nursing Home” from Jane Kenyon’s Collected Poems (Graywolf, ©2005) appears by permission of Graywolf Press.               In the Nursing Home She…


  3. If you’ve ever spammed this blog, you may have made it into a poem. Stand tall!

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    June 18, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Okay, I should say, You may have made it into a fake poem. I saved the first sentences of spam messages over several months, knowing that there was poetry in…


  4. The mosquitoes are arriving. You can repel them by reading this poem aloud.

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    May 13, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Some users get results by just chanting the line I know your game now, streaky sorcerer. For maximum protection, though, read the whole poem at the top of your lungs. D.…


  5. You think being the court poet, back in the kings-and-castles day, was an easy deal? Guess again.

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    April 21, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Ron Koertge’s “Occasional Poems” appears in his collection The Ogre’s Wife, and is reprinted by permission of Red Hen Press. That Red Hen link will take you to their website,…


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