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Some people flee some other people. In some country under a sun and some clouds. "Some People" poem by Wislawa Szymborska bit.ly/3MJRalH
David Lehman introduces "Double Indemnity" on Cinqo de Mayo at Cornell Cinema, May 5 bit.ly/3MIODIn You don't want to miss this classic film noir.
"She couldn't sleep for a week." Celebrating the Fifty Year Anniversary of the New York City Ballet Stravinsky Fes... bit.ly/3k3JiiI @nycballet
⚡️Zelensky: Ukraine can lift siege of Mariupol if it receives heavy weapons.
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NOW: Ukrainian intelligence has published the names, ranks and passport details of Russian soldiers who fought in Bucha in order to help identify them for prosecution for war crimes.
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Howard's Way (49 minutes) youtu.be/RwfeMWTXbFI via @YouTube We've lost a giant. May his memory be a blessing.
Richard Howard, 1929-2021 [by David Lehman] bit.ly/36OsN71
“And as she saw me, she started laughing and smiling and crying at the same time and she ran toward me, flung her arms around me, and she spoke some words I didn’t understand then, but they were ‘You shall be loved.’ And loved I was.”nyti.ms/36MfROX
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Denise Duhamel’s "Kinky" turns 25! [by Stacey Lehman] bit.ly/35blWDW
“Russia, stop the war.” Seen in Bucharest.
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Friends, if you wish to make a donation, these generous folks in Romania are helping Ukrainians directly. This is a reliable way to offer aid. Consider supporting them... twitter.com/TaraSkurtu/sta…
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RT: My friends @MichelleKelso & @salexe are raising money & driving supplies to Ukrainian border. Today they brought $3000 of requested meds & supplies. They’re making more runs these weeks to Ukrainian partners there. If you’d like to donate, Paypal [email protected] 1/
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It’s like the prologue to The Handmaid’s Tale. This is truly shocking. twitter.com/karenforky/sta…
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An opera choir in Odessa sing ‘Va, pensiero’ (Choir of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco, as the city braces for a Russian attack.
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"Perky Cuties I Had a Crush On": Movies and Beauty [by Mark Strand] bit.ly/3HJzvb2
Step aside, Walter White—antiheroes in film and TV are nothing new. In 1973’s THE DAY OF THE JACKAL (1973), “You may find yourself rooting for the Jackal despite knowing that what he does is morally reprehensible.” Read more from @BestAmPo: theamericanscholar.org/the-plot-to-ki…
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Who Will Stop the Madman – A Gogol's Prophecy [by Lera Auerbach] bit.ly/3sHKwoO
Latinx Poets! If you haven't published your first full-length poetry book yet, the deadline for the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize is March 15th: letraslatinas-ilsnd.submittable.com/submit/154166/…
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Cheering: it was done. But soon the Great War would be renamed World War One. "Retronym time" from "Time Pieces" [by Rachel Wetzsteon, 1967-2009] bit.ly/3032Uwx
"What's Happening": David Shapiro in memory of Kenneth Koch - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3sQfzhg
My Back Story [by Molly Arden] bit.ly/36lF5mN
Mary Jo Salter Presents the sonnet sequence “The Death of Argos” by Nicholas Pierce (Day 3) bit.ly/35iAuBq
Read this & you might fall down laughing, or crying: Michael Palmer: Pick of the Week [ed. Terence Winch] - "Falling Down in America" bit.ly/3H2dqUH
"Jew You" in 2002 and today [by David Lehman] - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3sWLvRf
Denying Jewish students kosher options because they “have ties to Israel” is antisemitic. Full stop.
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Knott as a Stranger: "Why Can't I Just Write My Crummy Poems?" bit.ly/3LDd8r3 (Do you remember this @brendashaughnes ?
"When life in NYC was the height of glamour." RIP Jason Epstein, 1928-2022: Visionary Publisher [by David Lehman] bit.ly/3GS8lhB
Found on our lawn & others in our Austin neighborhood.
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For the Love of Ballet: In conversation with Dana Gioia [by Stacey Lehman] bit.ly/3JqxpOD @nycballet
For the Love of Ballet: In conversation with @DanaGioiaPoet [by Stacey Lehman] - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3JqxpOD
For the Love of Ballet: In conversation with Dana Gioia [by Stacey Lehman] - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3JqxpOD
Hymns to Hymnself [by Tom Disch] bit.ly/3LooSxt
"tidemark" by Jane Gibian [Introduced by Thomas Moody] bit.ly/3Bb6WBq
Dramaturgy [poem by Jason Schneiderman] bit.ly/3GGNBJy
I loved this poem by @kafkaboy when it appeared in @VQR and was pleased to see it on @Poetry_Daily Happy to share it with a wider audience. Dramaturgy [poem by Jason Schneiderman] - The Best American Poetry bit.ly/3sDFNUe
Here's A. R. Ammons's 1993 poem "Ping Jockeys," in which he marvels over the fact that he, Schuyler, and O'Hara all trained to be sonar operators during WWII: "Gosh! Imagine! How did it happen? I am virtually New York School poet"
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Why can't we by single measuring spoons and cups? I like a whole set but I would also like multiples of tsp & tblsp,eg.
See this Instagram video by @ instagram.com/tv/CZfChzNp0E_… So helpful.
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