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Archive for December 2020

POLEMICS

Hi Sue:  Thanx for this poem but I can’t use it.  Truthfully I am not looking for any writing on SARSCOV2 COVID19.  Way to polemical from my perspective. Not a subject I wish to see addressed in poems.  Leave it to the debate between maim stream media and alternate nooz outlets. Larry Ziman

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DIFFER ANTS

 The principal principle of individual satisfaction in aesthetics is the very reason a healthy culture has a diversity and adversity of work and opinion in the arts. A monolithic mindset among artists and artist’s critics is the greatest enemy of joy.  This principal principle of aesthetics derives from the principal principle of morality, exercise freewill with…

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CASEY AT THE BAT

Is the baseball ballad, “Casey at the Bat,” written by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863-1940) and published under the name “Phin” in The Daily Examiner in San Francisco on June 3, 1888, the greatest American poem of all time ? You be the judge. Casey at the Bat The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville nine…

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NO OFFENSE TAKEN

TGAPS is the most open site to submit to.  I accept unlimited submissions so I can find what I am looking for which I don’t know until I find it.  A writer could submit 50 pieces to TGAPS and have them all rejected, but then the 51st piece is accepted because it just happens to…

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EXERCISE FREEWILL WITH GOODWILL TOWARD SELFRULE

The principal principle of individual satisfaction in aesthetics is the very reason why a healthy culture has a diversity and adversity of work and opinion in the arts. A monolithic mindset among artists and artists’ critics is the greatest enemy of joy. This principal principle of aesthetics derives from the principal principle of morality, exercise…

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CHARLATANS, DILETTANTES AND CONNOISSEURS

I have been publishing poetry since 1978 when I put out my first anthology magazine called URTHKIN. And since then I have literally perused tens of thousands of “so-called” poems.  The single most misunderstood issue in the poetry culture in America and probably around the world is just what does the word “poetry” means and…

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