Entries Tagged as 'Poetry'

Seamus Heaney on President Barack Obama: “A bardic presence in The White House…” (BBC interview, 1.16.10)

Published on January 22nd, 2010 by Malachi

The BBC World Service’s Laurence Pollard recently interviewed Ireland’s (and quite possibly the world’s) best known poet, Seamus Heaney. The interview ran on 1.16.2010 and can be listened to online if you go to the BBC World Service website. It’s a fascinating interview in so many respects, and I have listened to it, already, several […]

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POEM: “Post-racialist logic” –a poem for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2010

Published on January 18th, 2010 by Malachi

POEM: POST-RACIALIST LOGIC! Barack Obama is our first Black President; Barack Obama is our first Mixed Race President; Therefore– Barack Obama is our first White President! Finally, something we can ALL celebrate! Have a nice rest of the day. [Malachi McCormick, Staten Island, 1/18/2010]

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Those First-Sex Poems: Are we ready for a Tristan Tzara Whole-hog Dada Write-of-Passage “First-Sex” Cut-up poem?

Published on January 11th, 2010 by Malachi

After the “Poetry to the Max” reading at 70Bay yesterday I blogged some thoughts on the Category of Write-of-Passage FIRST-SEX POEMS with some suggestions for a Generic FIRST-SEX poem –we had several poems yesterday that fitted –more or less– into the category.) Then I had another idea/ suggestion: Do a Tristan Tzara combination of all […]

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