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Bastardization or Modernization of Classic Literature

Inspired by this tweet from @funnyordie and the subsequent responses, I got to thinking about the age old modern versus classic battle. And I am sad to say we often … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 17 Comments

2Chainz is the New Bob Dylan.

**** Post does contain explicit language **** @poetryquestion of course, it’s already all around us right now. Dylan and Chuck Berry lives through 2 Chainz. — Pigeon John (@dothepigeon) April … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Natasha Trethewey Says it Matters

I find this one to be a bit timely. About a month ago, I sent current Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey, a message about the relevance of poetry in the current era. She … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Haiku Attack!

Haiku Attack! This recent post by NPR got me thinking… Why don’t I write more Haiku? There is no acceptable answer to this question. Join me, writers, and stretch 17 … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

True Stream of Consciousness: Brought to you by Google

“Nope. Can’t use that reference. No one knows who that is.” I don’t care anymore if you’re immediately familiar with my references. I don’t have to care about that anymore. … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

QOTD: History vs. History Via Literature

I do not believe in history. There, I said it. It never happened. Not in a “the holocaust isn’t real” diluted way, but rather in the “every textbook got it … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

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