Free Verse Fails as Political Satire

Writing free verse, Robert Frost once noted, is like playing tennis without a net, and although I disagree with that overly simplistic characterization, I do think when it comes to political verse …

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Chat Away — The Obama Diary

On This Day: Carolina Garcia Delfin, 94, a Filipina nurse who fought in the resistance against Japanese forces during World War II, kisses President Barack Obama after he mentioned her in his remarks to American and Philippine troops at Fort Bonifacio in Manila, Philippines, April 29, 2014 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Free Verse Fails as Political Satire — You Do Hoodoo?

Writing free verse, Robert Frost once noted, is like playing tennis without a net, and although I disagree with that overly simplistic characterization, I do think when it comes to political verse satire, you’re better off possessing the talents of Ogden Nash over those of William Carlos Williams. In other words, you want the inherent […]

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Saudi Prince hits the clubs looking like an average Joe — New York Post

He wasn’t Manhattan’s typical clubgoer — a portly and disheveled man in dad jeans and sandals with a cane, sipping soda through a bendy straw. But unbeknownst to the glitterati partying at the swanky Chelsea hot spot Avenue on Monday night, the shabby man was actually Saudi Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd, whose fortune likely…

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