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Twitter for Poetry Lovers: 12 Accounts You Should Follow

May 5, 2014

In this fast-paced electronic age, poetry is severely undervalued and under read. Luckily, some poetry fans have taken their passion to the interwebs and regularly tweet excerpts from their favorite poems. This list includes only active accounts (i.e. accounts that have tweeted within the last three months). There are a number of abandoned accounts worth [...]

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Our Reading Lives: Confessions of a Reluctant Poetry Convert

Jun 10, 2013

I have a confession to make: I used to hate poetry. Reading poetry is a lot like meditating and I hate that too. I’ve tried it at least a dozen times–in lotus position (my back started to ache), lying on the floor (I fell asleep), and sitting in a chair (I gave up after the [...]

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April ’12 Wrap-Up

Apr 30, 2012

I’m afraid this has been another slow month, both on the blogging and reading fronts. I still haven’t completely pulled out of my reading slump, though I did read more this month than in March. Still, I only posted eleven times in April, which is less than what I had hoped to get done. Posts [...]

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