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David Foster Wallace – In His Own Words

David Foster Wallace was a remains a literary giant.  This is a speech he gave at a commencement ceremony in 2005.  It’s long, as these speeches tend to be, but it’s certainly worth a read. This is the comencement address … Continue reading

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Michael Lee – Pass On (Spoken-Word)

I’m no expert on spoken-word poetry but have begun to develop a strong respect for it after befriending a spoken-word poet and started hearing it and seeing it performed.  I stumbled across this beautifully-shot and powerfully-performed poem I think it … Continue reading

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Todd Boss – The Hush of the Very Good

I believe I’ve shared some of Todd Boss’ work on this blog before, but I feel inclined to share more.  He’s a fantastic poet who weaves heady strands of music through his work, unlike so many of his contemporaries.  He’s … Continue reading

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