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Potassium Chloride, bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, ( based on Potassium, #19, K) from the Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Potassium Chloride Janet Kuypers (bonus poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series, based on Potassium, #19, K) 10/25/14 Once worked for a company who stopped selling their drugs to state correctional facilities who used them in cocktails to kill

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti. A Poet’s Ode to Underwear

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  As poet, playwright, publisher, and activist, Lawrence Ferlinghetti helped to spark the San Francisco literary renaissance of the 1950s and the subsequent “Beat” movement. Like the Beats, Ferlinghetti felt strongly that art should be accessible to all people, not

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Billy Collins Poet – What Dogs Think!

John Updike praised Collins for writing “lovely poems…Limpid, gently and consistently startling, more serious than they seem, they describe all the worlds that are and were and some others besides.” But Collins has offered a slightly different take on his

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Irish Voices. Paul Muldoon. Poet. Saoirse (Freedom)

  Paul Muldoon is one of Ireland’s leading contemporary poets. He was born in Portadown, County Armagh and raised near The Moy, in Northern Ireland. Muldoon’s work is full of paradox: playful but serious, elusive but direct, innovative but traditional.

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