beechwood 45789's Diaries
Print Story Poem of the Day: "The Art of Dying" by Tom Disch
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By Beechwood 45789 (Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 08:46:00 AM EST) (all tags)
"The baffling murder of Stephen Vincent Benét."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "Ajamil and the Tigers" by Arun Kolatkar
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By Beechwood 45789 (Sat Jul 05, 2008 at 09:49:16 AM EST) (all tags)
"We feel that means are more important than ends.
We're coming to see you as friends.
And that's the truth."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus
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By Beechwood 45789 (Fri Jul 04, 2008 at 03:19:55 AM EST) (all tags)
"A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "A Description of a City Shower" by Jonathan Swift
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By Beechwood 45789 (Thu Jul 03, 2008 at 05:55:50 AM EST) (all tags)
"A sable cloud athwart the welkin flings,
That swilled more liquor than it could contain,
And, like a drunkard, gives it up again."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "Shine, Perishing Republic" by Robinson Jeffers
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By Beechwood 45789 (Wed Jul 02, 2008 at 01:50:14 AM EST) (all tags)
"There is the trap that catches noblest spirits, that caught - they say -
    God, when he walked on earth."

(2 comments, 202 words in story) Full Story

Print Story Poem of the Day: "The times are nightfall . . . " by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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By Beechwood 45789 (Tue Jul 01, 2008 at 02:46:26 AM EST) (all tags)
"Nor word now of success:
All is from wreck, here, there, to rescue one—
Work which to see scarce so much as begun
Makes welcome death, does dear forgetfulness."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "De Imagine Mundi" by Haris Vlavianos
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By Beechwood 45789 (Mon Jun 30, 2008 at 02:09:33 AM EST) (all tags)
"These two with their secret conceit confirm
that love is something more
than a game of longing."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "I Worshiped Too Many Gods" by Gür Genç
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By Beechwood 45789 (Sun Jun 29, 2008 at 03:04:33 AM EST) (all tags)
"I'm back, and have little time, so tell me."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: Marlowe's Shepherd and Co., Day 6: "Invitation"
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By Beechwood 45789 (Sat Jun 28, 2008 at 04:55:04 AM EST) (all tags)
"Talk to me; prove the day like Proust;
Let what comes next rise to inspection."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: Shepherd and Co., Day 5: "Love Under the Republicans (or Democrats)"
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By Beechwood 45789 (Fri Jun 27, 2008 at 04:53:37 AM EST) (all tags)
"We'll live in a dear little walk-up flat
With practically room to swing a cat."

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