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Print Story Poem of the Day: Marlowe's Shepherd and Co., Day 4: "Raleigh Was Right"
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By Beechwood 45789 (Thu Jun 26, 2008 at 02:49:08 AM EST) (all tags)
"We cannot go to the country
for the country will bring us no peace."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: Marlowe's Shepherd and Co. Week, Day 3: "The Bait"
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By Beechwood 45789 (Wed Jun 25, 2008 at 02:47:40 AM EST) (all tags)
"And we will some new pleasures prove."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: Marlowe's Shepherd and Co., Day 2: "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd"
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By Beechwood 45789 (Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 02:04:34 AM EST) (all tags)
"In folly ripe, in reason rotten."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: Marlowe's Shepherd and Co., Day 1: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"
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By Beechwood 45789 (Mon Jun 23, 2008 at 01:31:01 AM EST) (all tags)
"If these delights thy mind may move,   
Then live with me and be my Love."

The focus of this week's Poem of the Day diaries is Christopher Marlowe's The Passionate Shepherd to His Love and five poems that have been written as replies, tributes, and satires. Monday begins the series with Marlowe's original poem. Tuesday to Saturday, starting with Sir Walter Raleigh's famous resply, the Poem of the Day will cover another response.


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Print Story Poem of the Day: "I have often imagined that glances" by Valerio Magrelli
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By Beechwood 45789 (Sat Jun 21, 2008 at 02:52:10 AM EST) (all tags)
"As if they were poles,
measuring rods, lances
thrown in battle."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "City of the Missing" by Rui Pires Cabral
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By Beechwood 45789 (Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 01:32:58 AM EST) (all tags)
"When in the cafés
They were already disconnecting the coffee machines
and from the other end of the line no one
would ever answer
the way I wanted."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "Night, every night" by Violeta Rangel
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By Beechwood 45789 (Thu Jun 19, 2008 at 01:44:22 AM EST) (all tags)
"I spread out like a corpse
and enjoy myself."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "So Many Things" by Guy Goffette
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By Beechwood 45789 (Wed Jun 18, 2008 at 01:32:15 AM EST) (all tags)
"By indulgence or distraction you left,
let so many things die off."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "Remembering an Account Executive" by Alan Dugan
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By Beechwood 45789 (Tue Jun 17, 2008 at 01:43:50 AM EST) (all tags)
"We joked that he fucked them up the ass to make more customers."

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Print Story Poem of the Day: "Ode to a Can of Schaefer Beer" by Campbell McGrath
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By Beechwood 45789 (Mon Jun 16, 2008 at 01:54:44 AM EST) (all tags)
"Its modest honesty
come by, pressing the courage
of its simple convictions
like the unsuspected gunfighter
emerging from shadow
to defend the weak from tyranny."

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