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Updated by Paul Hugh O'Mahony on Sep 18, 2017
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Febooary 2017

#Febooary17 Day1 - Thoughts.

#febooary #2017 #febooary17 #day1 #thoughts

#febooary17 day 1: Audio platform

An audioBoom by passion4pno

Thankful for friends like @marloft and for truly social audio like @anchor #febooary17

That's a snap of a free piece of essential equipment sent by a long-time viewer of my Flickr photostream.

Using @anchor nowadays #febooary17

Dropping an Anchor clip into my creaky Audioboo account because it's Febooary.

#febooary17 day 2

An audioBoom by passion4pno

‘The Fourth Sign of the Zodiac’ (excerpt)

Selected by Natasha Trethewey.

#Febooary Day 8: my beliefs and how they have evolved

Here is my rather lengthy response to the prompt for Day 8. I hope this actually is of interest to someone. :-) #Febooary

#Febooary Day 7: a belief I literally stood up for

Here's another brief story from me in response to Day 7 of the #Febooary Challenge. #Febooary

#Febooary17 6. A funny hair story

An audioBoom by Jazminr07

We are not afraid of you, president Trump

Before he died last year, Uzbekistan president Islam Karimov was a killer. Accused critics and dissidents were tortured and died in prisons under his quarter-century rule. On a state visit to neighboring Turkmenistan during the 1990s, Karimov walked up to me, his finger wagging. "We hope that one day you will understand our country," he said,...

In a Walt Whitman Novel, Lost for 165 Years, Clues to ‘Leaves of Grass’

Readers who picked up The New York Times on March 13, 1852, might have seen a small advertisement on Page 3 for a serial tale set to begin the next day in a rival newspaper.

Poetry unbound

Professor enlists Nas, Gehry, and others to increase teachers’ reach | Harvard Professor Elisa New's Gen Ed course, “Poetry in America,” attracts students from across disciplines.

Poetry Foundation lists 10 most popular love poems

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Poetry Foundation lists its top 10 most popular love poems, as measured by page views.

Why Great Critics Make Disastrous Judgments

Voltaire thought Shakespeare "a drunken savage," and Mencken dismissed Gatsby as an improbable "glorified anecdote."