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Poem: I Had A Friend, A Sniper

I Had A Friend by Ron Olsen I had a friend A sniper Not a movie A sniper Who came back unable to live with us When we went shooting He never missed He was in the jungle Tied to

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti. A Poet’s Ode to Underwear

  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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