Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

It’s difficult to ignore love poems when discussing poetry. Perhaps because poetry of any genre is filled with passion. For today’s selection – the second, if you’re counting – I’ve chosen “i carry your heart with me” by e. e. cummings, whose affinity for the lowercase always makes it difficult for me to type his …

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Because it’s April and because April is National Poetry Month and because public libraries (mine included) are closing all around the country because of the pandemic, I’m going to try something different this month. A poem a day. Nothing by me.* Because Rick Astley took up yesterday’s post, I will post two today – one …

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