Learning from Philip Levine on – What Work Is

I was watching an interview with Philip Levine as he remembers his life in the Ford's River Rouge Plant. As he talks about his life there; a time when his young self never knew if he would ever have a way out of there and not even in his wildest dreams did he think it …

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Poem of the Day – City That Does Not Sleep – Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca was one of the most famous and the youngest face in the’ Generation of 27’ an influential group of poets that arose in Spanish literary circles between 1923 and 1927. The Generation of ’27 refers primarily to ten authors, Jorge Guillén, Pedro Salinas, Rafael Alberti, Federico García Lorca, Dámaso Alonso, Gerardo Diego, …

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Poem of The Day – 25 minutes to Go; By Shel Silverstein

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999). This is one poem of Shel that I have liked so much and want to share with you all... The poem takes you through the 25 minutes from the cell to the Noose as he looks at the world and communicates, minute by minute..... …

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New Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; A new Direction to his House :)

The Library of Congress has named Juan Felipe Herrera as the next Poet Laureate. He will be the first Latino poet to be appointed for the position. And now I guess he will add this new direction to his house :). Let me quote his Poem "Five Directions to My House Go back to the grain …

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