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Rick Santorum for President?

Posted 01-05-2012 at 03:58 PM by ChrisGeorge
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On my personal blog, today, I've written about "Will They Learn to Love Mitt.... Or the Tale of the Activist Judges."

Of course, it's about Mitt Romney's narrow win in the Republican caucuses in Iowa on Tuesday, in which he defeated conservative former Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Rick Santorum by a mere eight votes. Also about the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision of 2010 which enabled Romney's private PACs to viciously attack former House speaker Newt Gingrich of...
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The Spicileging Art

Posted 01-14-2014 at 07:01 AM by Steve Bucknell
Updated 01-14-2014 at 08:48 AM by Steve Bucknell
I wake at three in the morning feeling alert , as if listening for something. Then I start to think of Steve Marr’s question in response to critiques of his poem The Universe Impresses “How would you express the vastness and beauty of the universe making a strong impression on you?” After turning this question over for a few restless minutes I find I’m in my study, pulling out books in which I think I can find distant stars.

Words and Days ‘A Table Book of Prose and Verse’ by Bowyer...
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Your Support--A Reminder, etc.

Posted 10-18-2015 at 05:12 PM by Alex Pepple
Dear Eratosphereans,

Once again, it's time (or past time, going by the endless months of dry spell) to remind those can or are willing to, of the need to support Able Muse/Eratosphere per all the 'donate' links on the Sphere pages. It's especially important this time because I've been putting off upgrading the forum software, etc., which is now several releases out of date. However, it's now time for me to take the technical and financial adventure to get it done! The reasons for...
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Bake-off Google Protection

Posted 02-25-2009 at 02:56 PM by Catherine Chandler
In answer to a submitter's question on protection from Google, Alex has been kind enough to inform me:

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As for protection from Google, there was no protection at all with the previous sonnet bake-offs. However, this time we will add a 'noindex' code as the first thing for each finalist sonnet post, instructing Google robots not to index the thread where it appears. If the discussion spans several pages, the first response of each subsequent page should be edited by a moderator to add
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One week to go . . .

Posted 03-02-2009 at 10:42 PM by Catherine Chandler
Into the golden vessel of great song
Let us pour all our passion; breast to breast
Let other lovers lie, in love and rest;
Not we, - articulate, so, but with the tongue
Of all the world . . .
Edna St. Vincent Millay


In a half-forgotten box in my parents’ attic, there is an old black and white photograph of my sister Debby and me sitting on the lawn of the Vassar College campus, Poughkeepsie, NY, circa 1954. On the back of the picture, my mother wrote those...
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