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Entries by John Lundberg from 11/2008

A Poem For Election Day

| Posted 11.02.2008 | Healthy Living

Walt Whitman lived in that tenuous time before flag pins when threshing the patriots from the terrorist-loving socialists was a difficult business. S...

Basking In The Election Afterglow

| Posted 11.09.2008 | Healthy Living

Very early Wednesday morning in Grant Park, Barack Obama gave us one last smile and wave before following a gaggle of beaming Bidens and Obamas out of...

A Protesting Poet Pays Dearly In Burma

| Posted 11.17.2008 | Healthy Living

Last year, a Burmese poet named Saw Wai published a Valentine's Day poem in the aptly named Love Journal, a popular Burmese magazine. His poem, entitl...

Can Poetry Heal?

| Posted 11.23.2008 | Healthy Living

I know a few poets who I think could use some therapy (including myself), but until recently I'd never considered the art as a serious therapeutic too...

A Little Poetic Gluttony

| Posted 11.30.2008 | Healthy Living

I once heard a nutrition expert claim that no matter how much you eat, it's impossible to gain a pound during a meal. Well, on one day a year, all of...