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message 1: by Brixton (new)

Brixton | 10 comments Mod
I am currently reading Spoon River Anthology, by Edgar Lee Masters.
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29...

Small poems "written" from beyond the grave by the townspeople of the fictional Spoon River. Example:

Henry got me with child,
Knowing that I could not bring forth life
Without losing my own.
In my youth therefore I entered the portals of dust.
Traveler, it is believed in the village where I lived
That Henry loved me with a husband's love
But I proclaim from the dust
That he slew me to gratify his hatred.


message 2: by Shawn (new)

Shawn (chewthegristle) | 3 comments It's been a while since I've read a good poem, thanks for sharing!


message 3: by Brixton (last edited May 09, 2009 12:56PM) (new)

Brixton | 10 comments Mod
I am reading An Ordinary Man, the autobiography of Paul Rusesabagina, subject of the film "Hotel Rwanda". Nicely written, I expect it to be a very quick read.
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54...

What else have people got goin' on?


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