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Mark Laskowski
Western Massachusetts
The worst they can do is shoot us at dawn.
Interests: the written word, craft beer, culinary arts, domesticated plants, walking
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You've probably encountered Emily Dickinson's renowned definition of poetry before: "If I read a book [and] it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at The Pleroma Aperture
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Googling through some of the archival photos of poet Weldon Kees can almost convince me that he might have been one of the missing archetypes that has inspired some of the look—intact but aloof—that legions of today's hipsters seem to be aiming for (and with this thought it occurs to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at The Pleroma Aperture
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Innovative TV comedian Ernie Kovacs mocked pretentious poetry with his character Percy Dovetonsils And what should any of us average yet upstanding American citizens do in the face of yet another National Poetry Month? Since The Academy of American Poets launched National Poetry Month in April of 1996 the concept... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at The Pleroma Aperture
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