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  1. 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,…


  2. On Lockerbie Street with James Whitcomb Riley

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    April 11, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    It’s National Poetry Month and, more specifically, it seems to be James Whitcomb Riley Week on our website. A JWR post went up on the Kids’ Blog, this week, and…


  3. 3 Poems by Cecilia Llompart

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    April 1, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    April is National Poetry Month, and we begin with three poems from a new poet. “‘Blessed Are the Wingless . . . ‘” and ”Six Owls” and “Five Horses (A Gratitude)”…


  4. 3 Poems by Kabir

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    April 29, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    These poems are from Songs of Kabir (2011, New York Review Books), and are used here with the publisher’s generous permission. Kabir was born in Benares, India, to a family recently converted…


  5. Poems and Simplicity

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    April 23, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    Sent by Susanne: There are long, epic poems, and then there are concise, simple poems. Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) epitomized the simple form, living as she did a relatively small and…


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