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Eccentric Genius – Synonyms

“What am I in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person — somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then … Continue reading

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Assault On The Arts

The National Gallery of Art opened on Saint Patrick’s Day in 1941. In the dedication speech on opening day President Roosevelt said, “To accept this work today is to assert the purpose of the people of America — that the freedom of the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Of An Extraordinary Woman

If Barbara were sitting here watching me write this, she’d scratch every sad, soggy, sentimental word, so in respect for her memory and our friendship I will keep it light. It took no time for Barbara to become a close friend of mine. Poet, writer, community … Continue reading

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Poetry Walk

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Poet in the Ring

Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Champion, Hu manitarian Muhammad Ali  January 17, 1943 – June 3, 2016 Muhammad Ali was a poet in the ring who backed up his verse, “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee / The hands can’t hit what the … Continue reading

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Poetry in Motion on Instagram

Follow Poetry in Motion on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rite2run/ What will you find at Poetry In Motion on Instagram? Philly street art, mosaics of tile and glass, sculptures in wood, iron and whale bone, inspiring murals, jazz musicians and Golden Retrievers, The Big Lebowski and … Continue reading

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Chilly Philly Love

“The more an empty writer perseveres plowing through barren fields, the closer he is getting to the good stuff.” – jb The LOVE ice sculpture mirrors the original creation by sculpture Robert Indiana. Artist Peter Slavin helped Fear No Ice with the sculpture as part of a Valentines Day … Continue reading

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