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“I adore social media.  FaceBook and WordPress have been incredible avenues of not only reading the words of poets world-wide, but also gaining friends, virtual but real  . . .The poets are people like me and you who want the same thing: respect, a safe and healthy environment for family and friends, and the freedom to have fun without being hurt or harming others.  I think the great [William Shakespeare] would have… Read More

“Alas! a woman that attempts the pen, Such an intruder on the rights of men, Sucha presuptuouos Creature, is esteem’d, The fault can by no virtue be redeem’d … How are we fallen, fallen by mistaken rules? Ad Education’s , more than Nature’s foods, Debarr’d from all improve-meats of the mind, And to be dull, expected and designed … -Anne Finch, The Poems of Anne Countess of Winchilesea, ed. by Myra Reynolds… Read More

“Write till your ink be dry, and with your tears Moist it again, and frame some feeling line That may discover such integrity … William Shakespeare, Two Gentleman of Verona E tu Brute He did not beware the Ides of March And thereby hangs a tale As luck would have it It beggared all description In my mind’s eye: Is this a dagger I see before me? Good riddance, you said Fight… Read More

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