Poem of the day from Poem.com Newsletter

 November 15, 2021What Sparks Poetry is a serialized feature that explores experiences and ideas that spark the writing of new poems. In The Poems of Others, invited poets pay homage to the poems that led them to write. Each Monday's delivery brings you the poem and an excerpt from the essay.PetitionW. H. AudenSir, no man's enemy, forgiving … Continue reading Poem of the day from Poem.com Newsletter


WORD OF THE DAY Anadromous ə-NAD-rə-məs Part of speech: adjective Origin: Greek, mid 18th century 1 (Of a fish such as the salmon) migrating up rivers from the sea to spawn. Examples of Anadromous in a sentence "Oregon’s Willamette River contains many anadromous fish." "Anadromous creatures spend part of their life in freshwater and part in the ocean."

Seth Godin Newsletter: – Push, PUll, Lead

* Pushing, pulling and leading [ https://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=182061403&f=1081591&c=8019326&u=5102652 %5D Tug boats don't usually tug. They push. That's because pushing is more mechanically efficient than pulling. When we pull, there's tension and slack in the ropes, and the attachment between the puller and the pushed keeps changing. But the metaphor gets far more interesting when we think about leading … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter: – Push, PUll, Lead

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Did you know... ... that today is I Love To Write Day? Founded in 2002, this day is designed to be the world's largest party for writers. Celebrate today by writing something: a poem, a greeting card, an essay, a love letter, anything your heart desires! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "The only way to get … Continue reading Did you know…

Top 10 Celebrity Deaths That Never Happened

by David McCabe fact checked by Jamie Frater Death comes to us all. No matter how rich, powerful, or well-loved you might be, no one lives forever. When it’s a celebrity that’s died, the news tends to travel fast—so fast in fact that it precedes the actual death. Sometimes news outlets jump the gun, sometimes rumours are … Continue reading Top 10 Celebrity Deaths That Never Happened