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  • The Body Electric

    May 21, 2020
    I hope you enjoy today's reading as much as I did in preparing it. As part of celebrating Walt Whitman's 201st ...
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  • O Captain, My Captain

    May 14, 2020
    Today's poem is part of the collection Drum-Taps and Sequel to Drum-Taps that are much of Whitman's reflections on his ...
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  • Walt Whitman’s ...

    May 07, 2020
      We start May celebrating Walt Whitman's 201st birthday ALL MONTH LONG! He was born on May 31st, 1819, in ...
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  • Drink to Falernus!

    April 30, 2020
      Wine, mythology, poetry, reading aloud . . . it's all come together in today's blog post! Hear how this ...
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  • Gone Too Soon–A ...

    April 23, 2020
    As part of celebrating National Poetry Month, I found the first African-American woman to publish her poetry! Phillis ...
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  • Off to Canterbury!

    April 16, 2020
    Continuing to celebrate National Poetry Month, I'm reading part of the prologue to Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury ...
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  • ...

    April 09, 2020
    Last month, during National Women's History Month, I ran across Enheduanna, the world's first poet and author, well, ...
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  • America’s first ...

    April 02, 2020
    Happy National Poetry Month! April is just that, so we kick it off with a poem from a woman recognized as America's ...
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  • Codes of ...

    March 26, 2020
    This is the last installment of the "Introduction" to Dr. Mary Edwards Walker's Unmasked. She hints at further ...
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  • We are products of our ...

    March 19, 2020
    Parceled out, Dr. Mary Edwards Walker's "Introduction" to Unmasked can pack a lot of thoughtful points to be made about ...
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