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POETRY FRIDAY: Jesse Winchester, A Singer and Songwriter with Roots in the American South (VIDEOS)

By Elaine Magliaro According to Mandalit Del Barco (NPR), singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester had planned to become a lawyer after he graduated from college. In 1967, however, he got his draft notice and fled to Canada. Barco said that when he … Continue reading

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POETRY FRIDAY–“I, Too, Am America”: The Poetry of Langston Hughes

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro Back in August of 2013, I did a post about the poetry of Langston Hughes for Res Ipsa Loquitor. The impetus for my doing that was the—at times contentious—discussions we had been having about race, racism, … Continue reading

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POETRY FRIDAY: Fractured Nursery Rhymes

By Elaine Magliaro Here are some of my original “fractured” nursery rhymes. Note: The poem Jack and June was included in a children’s poetry anthology titled My Cat Is in Love with the Goldfish and Other Loopy Love Poems. The … Continue reading

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