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Your Average Poet Writes a Poem for Super Bowl

“Youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman to recite poem before Super Bowl LV” – CNN, January 27 When Sunday comes we ask ourselves Where can we find the football among these infinite channels? Will we eat of wings (chicken) festooned in … Continue reading

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Song of the Virtuous Isolator

Who’s that out walking? I’m looking to see Are they stretching their legs Or just out for a spree? Are they friends from two houses Or one family? I am ready to judge from my door Look, in that driveway, … Continue reading

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Cranky Poems for a Late Spring

Song for Municipal Workers There are potholes aplenty just outside my house, Some big as a manhole, some small as a mouse, One shaped like the head of my dear cousin Klaus. They came by to patch them last week. … Continue reading

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I want to be the guy who drives the snowplough

O, I want to be the guy who drives the snowplough through the town. A vanquisher of snowstorms, mighty king of streets and roads. How I wish I were admired for my ploughing skills and courage As I drive and … Continue reading

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Beach Poets Society

“The Russians are not going gentle into that good night.”  – Olympic broadcaster calling a Women’s Beach Volleyball game between Russia and Brazil Welcome back to Rio and the semi-final match of Famous Poets’ Beach Volleyball. Coming up: the U.S. … Continue reading

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