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Thursday, May 21,2015

Poetry

(Press 53, 2014). Poem reprinted by permission of Terri Kirby Erickson and Press 53. Introduction copyright 2015 by The Poetry Foundation. The introduction’s author, Ted Kooser, served as United States Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004-2006.
Thursday, May 21,2015

Words | Week of May 21, 2015

From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess — Meg Cabot..
Thursday, May 14,2015

Poetry

she mumbles under her breath Ward strapped in leather cracks his whip choke holds her pearls breaking the strand each bead pings onto the linoleum clean it up Bitch before the Beav comes home.
Thursday, May 14,2015

Words | Week of May 14, 2015

Atlantis in Peril, The Wisdom of Merlin, and The Hero’s Trail — T.A. Barron..
Thursday, May 7,2015

Poetry

Take me back and away Away away away Way-way, way back To a boat in a lake With my mother and father Way back to a time when we’d flee this life This life…the life we’d been told Should be lived some other way…and away we would go To the calm...
Thursday, May 7,2015

Words | Week of May 7, 2015

Listen to Your Mother — Anne Stewart Zachwieja, Kaitie Wise, Yook Park and Eddy Jordan..
Thursday, April 30,2015

Poetry

The elk, the moose, the bear and deer they all have once or twice passed here, But of today it will not be it’s just the eagle, fish and me. — Joe Penta.
Thursday, April 30,2015

Words | Week of April 30, 2015

7 p.m. Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-495-3303..
Thursday, April 30,2015

Looking past the uniform

Helen Thorpe’s new book details the lives of three women in the military

By Amanda Moutinho
A uniform solidifies a sense of sameness, but as Helen Thorpe set out to write her latest book, Soldier Girls, she realized that behind the uniform, experiences are anything but alike. “I’ll never look at somebody in a uniform and make assumptions about them again,” Thorpe says. “I think that it’s easy to see someone wearing a uniform and imagine and therefore think you know a lot about that person, and you can guess how they vote or what their thoughts are. … But you can’t just assume you know anything about them as an individual.”
Thursday, April 23,2015

Poetry

the one who loves poetry, carries Mary Oliver in her backpack, the one whom poets can’t help loving, the spreading young ivy’s luxuriant growth that clings to the wall of our imagining,.
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