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Poetry-related gifts you should consider giving this year

Have you finished your holiday shopping? Because whether you’re a beginning or veteran poet, a regular or infrequent reader of poetry, here are some verse-themed gifts that would make great stocking stuffers: Magnetic poetry kits. Have you ever played with … Continue reading

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York poet Noel Sloboda explores monsters real and figurative in new book, ‘Our Rarer Monsters’

“They are slices of everyday suburban life where there’s an eruption of the weird,” said Windsor Township’s Noel Sloboda of the poems that comprise his latest book, “Our Rarer Monsters.” Relying on mythology, a wide range of forms and the … Continue reading

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The natural world of York native Steve Ausherman’s ‘Creek Bed Blue,’ a chapbook of poems

“Pull me down into the stout mud of buried crayfish and broken clay pots” (p. 20), into the world recreated in the poetry of Steve Ausherman. And hurry, because this place is disappearing. The aim of Ausherman’s chapbook, “Creek Bed … Continue reading

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Poem by Julia Hvalacik, Teen Takeover blogger-poet, and some sonnet love

It should be immediately noted that I am a huge fan of the sonnet. Big-time. Traditional or experimental, I have nothing but love for the form that my favorite poet and former teacher Molly Peacock says has “a primitive appeal … Continue reading

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