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Two Poems From Michael Klein's
The Talking Day
Poet and writer living in Portland, Oregon
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?
Writer, Poetry teacher
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)
Culture Zohn: Poetry Cocktails--Come Join The Party
Culture Columnist, CultureZohn,
Another way to parse the frenzy of red and blue or devastation and death is a more considered, but no less passionate reaction: reading or writing a poem.
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