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Poetry Reading

Poems I have read

A few years ago (in October 2013) I began a challenge to read 1001 poems in 1001 days. Unfortunately I did not complete the challenge within that time frame but it did start me on a good habit of consuming a poem or two for breakfast and sometimes also for lunch or a snack in […]

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Bringing a daughter back from the brink with poems

A beautiful article about how a Mom put poems in her daughter’s shoes when she was going through a period of despair: Before she went to school in the morning, I wanted her to read the poem “Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver that talks about not having to be good and not having to walk […]

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A Dog on his Master

As young as I look, I am growing older faster than he, Seven to one is the ratio they tend to say. Whatever the number, I will pass him one day and take the lead the way I do on our walks in the woods. And if this ever manages to cross his mind, it […]