Poet & Writing Community Poet Community
About Publish FAQ's Bookstore Free Poetry Contest
MoonTownCafe Home for Poets


  Search

Advanced Search
MoonTownCafe Home My Cafe Write Poems, Stories, and more Publish your Poems, Stories and Book My Friends on this Site Log-in
  Poetry & Writing ForumsFree Poetry ContestJournal

*The Game Room \

Poetry & Poets in Rags of September 9th



Poetry & Poets in Rags of September 9th
By rus bowden on 09/09/2008
Viewed: 263
Reviews: 0
Rating: No Rating
Dear Poetry Aficionados,

IBPC: Poetry & Poets in Rags:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/wire_rags.htm

We begin this week with a poem by Carol Ann Duffy being removed from the secondary school syllabus in the UK for being too violent. It sounds to me like they don't trust the teachers. But, then again, why would we think an exam board called the General Certificate of Secondary Education would? Wouldn't it be better if the teachers as an organization set the rules and guidelines for the GCSE?

We have a very interesting News at Eleven, and I think you'll agree. Many of the stories qualified in their singularities to be our Back Page item. I went with the one on Great Regular Ted Kooser's book "The Blizzard Voices" being used as a basis for an "Opera Omaha oratorio". Everything about this story seemed to have a unique angle to it.

On Saturday morning, I leave Massachusetts for the rest of the month. I'll be going to a poetry summit of poet friends in The Keys, and then back north to the Dodge Poetry Festival. Here's a post I made for the occasion: Babilu: Florida or Bust (http://pochapocha.com/babilu/read.php?3,1467,1467#msg-1467). Important here is that, even though I intend to have a new Poetry & Poets in Rags for each Tuesday, I cannot promise this for the next three weeks. Two years ago, when the poets summit was in Norway, I skipped a week, and then put out a blockbuster issue. We'll see.

Yours,
Rus

Our Links:

IBPC: Poetry & Poets in Rags:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/wire_rags.htm

Poetry & Poets in Rags blog:
http://poetryandpoetsinrags.blogspot.com/

IBPC Home:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/

~~~~~~~~~~~

© By rus bowden On 9/9/2008 7:34:54 PM
Read User Reviews
Write Review
Report Poem

Add To Friend

Send To Friend

The Best Online Poem and Writing Community for all
 Members
   Username
Forgot Username?

Password
Forgot Password?
Not a member?
Sign up for free!

Premium Membership

  Newsletter

  Enter your email:
  Site Stats     Online members:0      Online guests:58      Total Users:23897      Total Poems:62986
© 2000-2016 MoonTownCafe.com. All rights reserved. LinksLink to UsPoet LinksContactPrivacy