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Poem: For Billy

I could have gone and been properly killedwith the children of my generation, but I waitedfor death on more familiar turf, near places Ipracticed...

A nicht to remember

The Martha’s Vineyard Scottish Society held its 30th annual Burns Nicht Supper at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown on Saturday. The event mirrors...

Poets’ Corner: Father Ocean

I'll find him on the ocean break.It's where I see him best.Sixty-something, hale and free.Gray hair nearly white with ageAnd pink across his chest.Great...

Poets corner: Ishmael Reconsidered, or The Protagonist

Ishmael Reconsidered, or The ProtagonistIn which Ishmael, having learned of the publication of "Ahab's Wife," cries out forour attention.Call me simply Queequeg.I didn't survive...