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· The Goddess and The Skylark, Dancing Through the Word Labyrinth


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· 13 Years of Lessons Since 911

· Mother of Scott Sisters Praises God for Her Daughters' Freedom

· Michael Jackson's Mother's Book: Where to Buy Never Can Say Goodbye

· The Cylons Cometh: Human-Machine Hybrids and our Impending Immortality

· It's the Old Spice Guy: Look at Him, Now Look at Your Man

· 300 Plus Words on Aberjhani, Award Winning Writer

· Michael Jackson's Message on a Napkin, Have Mercy

· Making a Killing: Charlaine Harris and Sookie Stackhouse

· I See a Child's Blood (The Revelus Family Tragedy)

· The Eleventh Hour TV Show's Stem Cell Storyline


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· Woman Found with Heart Missing

· Note to Self, Number One

· What Shall I Make of My Broken Heart? (Video)

· Aberjhani's Angel for New Orleans

· Poets Should Not Post Love Poems On The Internet

· Brokenhearted Survivor's Sonnet

· I See It Now

· An Unhappy Christmas Poem

· And then I Had Not One Delusion

· A Long Week of Thanksgiving

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· A Decade of Women of Color in Blogging: What Does WOC Mean?

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Did you know Walt Whitman has a connection to New Orleans?

 

As good poems do, New Orleans opens hearts. It split wide the soul of Walt Whitman, the man who became the nation's poet during America's darkest hour, the Civil War.

The city itself is a poem, pricking over the ages the imaginations of writers around the world. Its unique rhythm is the beat of human passion rushing through every city artery and canal, cloaked in music and poetic mystery. And so, since April is National Poetry Month and since Walt Whitman once slept here, we have a ready excuse to gaze at NOLA and consider how the city influenced literary history.

More than likely, you know of Whitman even if you don't consider yourself a poetry lover. Across this nation you'll find schools, parks, and buildings named to honor him. Furthermore,you may have had to study his poems in a class. But did you know that the first lines of his most famous work, Leaves of Grass, evolved after he lived for a time in New Orleans? The Crescent City directly influenced Whitman's beliefs about human rights and the power of the individual voice.   ... Please continue reading at The New Orleans Literature Examiner.

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