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From Berkeley’s Lunch Poems

I went to hear Rita Dove, a former US Poet Laureate, read at the UC Berkeley Lunch poems series this week.¬† Here is one of her poems: Exit Just when hope withers, the visa is granted. The door opens to … Continue reading

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Ignoring the news

I was wondering this morning whether¬†if each insane massacre was basically ignored by the media, if it received the most minimal coverage possible on page 18 of the paper, would that remove a big incentive? Isn’t the publicity a huge … Continue reading

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