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by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I’m sure you’ve been longing to know how I choose my subjects each week. It’s different every time, but this week will give you an idea. At the beginning of April, I printed out a list of poets … Continue reading

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WORLD POETRY DAY: A Billy Collins Poem

It’s World Poetry Day again. Even if you think you don’t like poetry, I’m betting that you will like Billy Collins. ________________________________________________________________  Here’s a poem he wrote about what he’d like people to get out of his poems, and what … Continue reading

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by Nona Blyth Cloud The rarest, most daunting kind of poetry to write well is obvious yet original, and funny but profound, all at the same time. Typically, young poets start out writing poetry steeped in angst and tortured imagery, … Continue reading

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