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Two Poems From Michael Klein's The Talking Day

Bobby Elliott | Posted 05.08.2013 | Books
Bobby Elliott

For the past month I have been trying to work out a review of Michael Klein's The Talking Day. Over the years, Klein has become a poet's poet -- every teacher of mine has pointed me toward his work, beloved but never quite given its due.

What Poem Would You Carry In Your Pocket?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

There is something comforting about carrying a poem in your pocket. The rest of day, that little talisman of blessing, so antithetical to the muddy and necessary aspects of life, helped me to keep things in perspective.

Bill Murray Reads Emily Dickinson To Construction Workers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We're not sure what to say about this video of Bill Murray reading poetry to Manhattan construction workers. The actor stopped by during the construct...