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poetry http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/439/all en Poem: Early, Early Mud Season http://addisonindependent.com/201503poem-early-early-mud-season <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> Gary Margolis </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong><em>Early, Early Mud Season</em></strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> I&rsquo;d like to disappear, too,</p> <p> for a few years</p> <p> in that rut</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> the cars and tractors make</p> <p> of my road, the pick-up trucks</p> <p> lose themselves in.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> That trench, that furrow,</p> <p> that man-made cave.</p> <p> I&rsquo;d like to feel walled-in</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> in clay. A bowl</p> <p> on a potter&rsquo;s wheel</p> <p> down there with the stones.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> And further below</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/29054/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/29054">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503poem-early-early-mud-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog Gary Margolis poetry Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:43:04 +0000 Trent Campbell 29054 at http://addisonindependent.com Poem: Two weeks in November http://addisonindependent.com/201411poem-two-weeks-november <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> Gary Margolis </div> </div> </div> <h1> <strong><em>Two Weeks in November</em></strong></h1> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">I need to teach the deer to read.</span></p> <p> To stand behind a row of posted</p> <p> orange signs. Not that I don&rsquo;t eat</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> what&rsquo;s been penned and killed.</p> <p> Not that I haven&rsquo;t learned to shoot</p> <p> a gun. Or read a report the state sends</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> saying there&rsquo;s more than enough</p> <p> of them to go around. And that they&rsquo;d</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/26775/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/26775">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411poem-two-weeks-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog deer poetry Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:36:08 +0000 John McCright 26775 at http://addisonindependent.com Sitting Next to a Stranger at the Town Hall Theater http://addisonindependent.com/201406sitting-next-stranger-town-hall-theater <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> Gary Margolis </div> </div> </div> <p> Pardon me for thinking this armrest</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; was ours. For assuming what they were</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> singing had more to do with our lives</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; than theirs. What, I&rsquo;m guessing, brings</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> you here, too. It&rsquo;s hard to read the titles</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; above the tenor&rsquo;s head, without wanting</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> to say the same thing to you. How chance</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; finds two strangers sitting on a bench</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/23702/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/23702">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406sitting-next-stranger-town-hall-theater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog Gary Margolis opera poetry THT Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:01:05 +0000 John McCright 23702 at http://addisonindependent.com Gary Margolis reflects on student trip http://addisonindependent.com/201405gary-margolis-reflects-student-trip <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> Gary Margolis </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong><em>Standing With Your Diversified Occupation</em></strong></p> <p> <strong><em>Students at the Wall and Later</em></strong></p> <p> <strong><em>at the National Gallery&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p> Some of them have never flown before,</p> <p> crossed a border, slept away from home.</p> <p> All of them can read a carved-in name,</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> trace a carving in a stone.</p> <p> You&rsquo;ve taught them to learn with</p> <p> their hands, to go beyond themselves</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> when they can. To take their place</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23175">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405gary-margolis-reflects-student-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Hannaford Career Center Margolis poem poetry Wed, 07 May 2014 23:14:52 +0000 Trent Campbell 23175 at http://addisonindependent.com Poetry workshop to focus on memorization http://addisonindependent.com/201403poetry-workshop-focus-memorization <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-22451" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201403poetry-workshop-focus-memorization"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Poetry workshop Ginger Lambert.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Poetry workshop Ginger Lambert.jpg" title="Poetry workshop Ginger Lambert.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GINGER LAMBERT </div> </div> </div> <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> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Ginger Lambert will conduct a workshop called &ldquo;Poetic Methods of Memorization&rdquo; on Tuesday, April 1, from 7-8 p.m. in the Community Room of the Ilsley Public library in Middlebury.</span></p> <p> Lambert was recently published in the March edition of <em>Vermont Maturity </em>magazine. The article, &ldquo;Some Very Good Reasons to Memorize Poetry,&rdquo; describes the benefits of learning a poem by heart.</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/22452">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201403poetry-workshop-focus-memorization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Ginger Lambert poetry Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:15:34 +0000 Zach Despart 22452 at http://addisonindependent.com Robert Frost letters unveiled, show great poet's thoughts on religion http://addisonindependent.com/201301robert-frost-letters-unveiled-show-great-poets-thoughts-religion <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15220" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201301robert-frost-letters-unveiled-show-great-poets-thoughts-religion"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/frostdonor.thumbnail.jpg" alt="frostdonor.jpg" title="frostdonor.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JONATHAN REICHERT POSES with some of the materials from his father Rabbi Victor Reichert’s rare collection of Robert Frost materials that were gifted to the University of Buffalo archives. The collection offers insights into Frost’s previously unknown spiritual beliefs. Photo by Douglas Levere/Poetry Collection of the University Library, University of Buffalo </div> </div> </div> <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> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> BUFFALO, N.Y. &mdash; On the 50th anniversary of Robert Frost&rsquo;s death on Jan. 29, a rare collection of private artifacts that include religious musings during his time in Vermont and shed light on the great poet&rsquo;s personal beliefs will be made available to the public for the first time.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15212">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301robert-frost-letters-unveiled-show-great-poets-thoughts-religion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ripton Featured Frost poetry Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:10:08 +0000 Addison Independent 15212 at http://addisonindependent.com Spring Street Poets celebrate poetry month http://addisonindependent.com/201104spring-street-poets-celebrate-poetry-month <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7591" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201104spring-street-poets-celebrate-poetry-month"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/poetrygroup0416_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="poetrygroup0416.jpg" title="poetrygroup0416.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE SPRING STREET Poets, a group of well-established writers, meet twice a month to share and critique each others’ work. The group includes, from left, David Weinstock, Ray Hudson, Abigail Carroll, Jennifer Bates, Janet Fancher and Mary Pratt. Poet Karin Gottshall, not shown, is also a member of the group. Independent photo/Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <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> Andrew Stein </div> </div> </div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; A group of well-published poets will rattle off a series of fresh poems at the New Haven Community Library this Thursday at 7 p.m. in celebration of national poetry month.</p> <p> The Spring Street Poets, who perform in public only three to four times a year, is comprised of seven Addison County writers: Janet Fancher and Mary Pratt of New Haven, and Middlebury residents Jennifer Bates, Abigail Carroll, Karin Gottshall, Ray Hudson and group founder David Weinstock.</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/7582">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201104spring-street-poets-celebrate-poetry-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County arts poetry Spring Street Poets Mon, 11 Apr 2011 18:00:27 +0000 Andrew Stein 7582 at http://addisonindependent.com