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Zachary Bos
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Poem: "Mindfulness Exercise"
meditation and water are wedded for ever -- from Moby Dick each returns to his original land to eat and walk about -- from the Amitābha Sūtra As instructed, I closed my eyes. I slowed my breathing. I let each wrist lay across a thigh loosely, limp, like bon...
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Praise for Collins; poo-poo for ethical witness.
The following comment on contemporary po-biz comes from the essay "Wind from All Compass Points," as appears in the Clayton Eschleman reader Archaic Design , published by Black Widow Press of Boston: Not long ago in an issue of the politically liberal New Y...
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The prose George-Konrád's The City Builder is piled heavily upon itself, less like rows of bricks than like the buildings of new Troy built upon the layered ruins of earlier Troys. The narrator, a city planner in an unnamed E...
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Quatrain: about corn
Y ya lo creo! ¿Habrá cosa mas rica que una humitaen chala? ¿Qué les parece á ustedes una mazamorra con leche que haya sido traída desde cinco leguas en el tarro, del lechero? Y díganme con franqueza, ¿hay cosa mas deliciosa que un pastel de choclo? ¡Si es c...
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In limericko veritas
There once was a poet who went To very great lengths to invent An excuse for his boner Which shamed its poor owner And turned his shorts into a tent The author: @notrollergirl . The occasion: "Gatwick" by Craig Raines .
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A Ben Mazer quatrain
A wedding in the house of Frankenstein. A thousand tapers rising to the ceiling. Victor tells his bride what's yours is mine. Dressed in white satin she is most appealing... <source: FB >
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The joy of English pronunciation
Worthy remembering: "The Chaos" by Gerard Nolst Trenité (1870–1946), a poem purporting to playfully portray the peculiar way in which the spelling of words in English is not always a guide to pronunciation. The following text version (with interlineated IPA...
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In John Barth's Chimera (1972) -- a book the Washington Post called "stylishly maned, tragically songful, and serpentinely elegant" -- a character called the Genie (a stand-in for the author himself, and avatar for authors in general) confesses ( p.24 ) wha...
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Superimposed Penguins
In sorting through a large lot of used books I inherited from a retired academic, I came across an odd case of overprinting which I think is worth sharing. The cover of the Penguin Classics edition of Anatole France, The Gods Will Have Blood (ISBN 014044352...
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"Hell is other atoms": a microfiction
I think Joseph, Inès and Estelle are lovely names for atoms, but how do you tell which is which? By their choices and their history. However, even this set of facts is insufficient to fully determine them. They are condemned to quantum indeterminacy.  Josep...
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Un quatrain (terrible)
The opening of " Visiting Westminster Abbey " by the inimitable (I dare you to try) Amanda McKittrick Ros : Holy Moses! Take a look! Flesh decayed in every nook! Some rare bits of brain lie here, Mortal loads of beef and beer.
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Poem poster: "... hymning the mundane miracle... "
From my long poem sequence “Aubade Chorus”: this is dawn’s daily violent returning ... molten flowing into the casting cup the bowlful of fire overbrimming mankind hymning the mundane miracle Grab this pin for sharing on Pinterest (or Tumblr, or Facebook, e...
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Drop me in the desert with a pack of matches, and I'll build you a pyramid.
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On July 24th a critical vote is happening in Congress that could defund some of the NSA's surveillance program.

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[edit] Early life. John Wheelwright was the son of Robert Wheelwright of Cumberworth and Saleby. His grandfather was John Wheelwright of Mum

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Squandermania and other foibles: Very much on the attack
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