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Freaky poem to think/try not to think about while swimming in the sea

Poem I always think about when swimming in the sea:

NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING
Stevie Smith
Nobody heard him, the dead man,
But still he lay moaning:
I was much further out than you thought
And not waving but drowning.
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Poetry

How early is too early to sell a doll based on a dead person? + more on Ginsberg/high school teacher controversy

For those following the story of the high school teacher who was fired for reading “Please Master” to his class:  Today’s Daily Beast has an article about what an excellent teacher he was, plus contains a quote in defense of him by the renowned poetry critic… 348 more words

Poetry

What use to me is an Ism?

What use to me is an Ism?

When face to face with a Chasm

Your hand, dear friend is a Prism

The angry just cause, a Spasm…

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Thoughts

21 May 2015

SG ~ The pain of a suicide can never be completely healed. The grief of those connected with that person can be endless, and they may question themselves: ‘What might I have done differently? 124 more words

Poem

Friday Fictioneers - Surface Tension

Last week’s literary references seemed to go down well with most of the Fictioneers – anyone would think you were a bunch of readers as well as writers. 326 more words

Writing

Greg Hodnett & PA Posse sweep Lincoln podium in World of Outlaw win

By CATHERINE HOGUE

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA -The PA Posse is 1/1 against the invading World of Outlaws after Wednesday night’s racing action in the Pigeon Hills, keeping the rivalry alive as they head into a weekend of racing at Williams Grove. 790 more words

410 Sprints

Postcards from Virago Press: Stevie Smith's 'Me Again'

What I like about post cards is that even if in an envelope, they are made to circulate like an open but illegible letter… (Derrida, The Post Card)

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