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A Hundred Poems

Reading a short story a day took a short vacation. It’s not a habit yet, but it’s one I would like to have. I’ll keep trying. Whenever I write poems, I write down the numbers and keep track of how many I write. I’ve done this since 2010. In 2010 I wrote 254 poems, and …

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Books you need to read

I expect this list to grow as I continue reading, but as of right I now, I recommend reading these books. Which books do you recommend to others? Classics Winesburg, Ohio-Sherwood Anderson Persuasion-Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen The Canterbury Tales-Geoffrey Chaucer As I Lay Dying-William Faulkner The Great Gatsby-F. Scott Fitzgerald For Whom the …

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Prompt–Monday, October 31

Take a book you’ve read recently that you underlined like crazy because you liked the language so much. Now create a found poem with your favorite lines. Feel free to break for lines and whatnot. Name the title and author. Cane by Jean Toomer Over the crest of the hill he couldn’t sing to them. …

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