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Leonard Gibbs http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/2165/all en Opinion: God and the PSB control sunshine? http://addisonindependent.com/201501opinion-god-and-psb-control-sunshine <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Leonard Gibbs </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> Your news report, &ldquo;Solar project denied,&rdquo; of Jan. 5, 2015, clears up some of my confusion. I had previously thought that God owned our solar power source. Thanks to the PSB for straightening us out on this. We now know that both God and the PSB share control of the sunshine.</p> <p align="right"> <strong>Leonard Gibbs</strong></p> <p align="right"> <strong>Panton</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27856">full story</a></h4> Opinion God solar Wed, 07 Jan 2015 20:22:04 +0000 Zach Despart 27856 at http://addisonindependent.com Poet's Corner: A lurid tour of Boston flashes before the eyes of a worried passenger http://addisonindependent.com/201401poets-corner-lurid-tour-boston-flashes-eyes-worried-passenger <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Leonard Gibbs </div> </div> </div> <p> Our Poet: Gary Margolis, Ph.D., is emeritus director of mental health services and associate professor of English at Middlebury College. He was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his book &ldquo;Fire in the Orchard.&rdquo; His life of other honors and accomplishments is too long to give here. Suffice it to say that we are greatly honored to have this distinguished poet with us.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/20911/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/20911">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201401poets-corner-lurid-tour-boston-flashes-eyes-worried-passenger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog blog Leonard Gibbs Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:44:21 +0000 Alex M 20911 at http://addisonindependent.com Poet's Corner: Autumn is felt in the heart http://addisonindependent.com/201310poets-corner-autumn-felt-heart <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Leonard Gibbs </div> </div> </div> <p> <u>The poet:</u> It would be hard to imagine anyone with more artistic and literary credentials than Ann Day. She is a writer, photographer, naturalist, and above all, poet! She publishes an illustrated day-book, using her own photographs. She collaborates with other poets in publishing books of poetry. She is a member of at least two poetry groups. For years she has published a weekly column called &ldquo;The Nature of Things,&rdquo; etc. Also, she is a splendid luncheon companion.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/19316/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/19316">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201310poets-corner-autumn-felt-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog Poet's Corner Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:57:51 +0000 John McCright 19316 at http://addisonindependent.com Poet's Corner: A poet can show us the comfort in pain and fear http://addisonindependent.com/201309poets-corner-poet-can-show-us-comfort-pain-and-fear <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Leonard Gibbs </div> </div> </div> <p> The Poet: Deb Chadwick, a retired social worker, began writing poems to deal with an important loss, and then continued because she fell in love with the written word. She is a member of the Poetry Society of Vermont.</p> <p> The Poem: Poets are not generally calm and peaceful people, protected from pain. Life is painful, and we need to share that pain &hellip; not for sympathy alone, but for the recognition of our common humanity. Poets and non-poets alike seek community. Poets are blest, or cursed, with a need to share, and to share dramatically &hellip; in words!</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/19145/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/19145">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201309poets-corner-poet-can-show-us-comfort-pain-and-fear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog Poet's Corner Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:18:40 +0000 John McCright 19145 at http://addisonindependent.com Poet's Corner: Let's talk poetry — show me your work http://addisonindependent.com/201307poets-corner-lets-talk-poetry-%E2%80%94-show-me-your-work <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Leonard Gibbs </div> </div> </div> <p> What is a poem?</p> <p> Music? Yes &mdash; an ode to joy, a funeral dirge, a marching song, or a sunrise celebration &hellip; if I call it a poem, it is a poem! Some cultures sometimes have demanded adherence to strict rules of composition, but not in America anymore. Anyone can join and usually does.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17710">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307poets-corner-lets-talk-poetry-%E2%80%94-show-me-your-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:21:20 +0000 Devon Vila 17710 at http://addisonindependent.com