Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Day 9 Poems - Tupelo Press 30/30 Project

https://www.tupelopress.org/the-30-30-project-december-2020/ 

In Memoriam: John Lennon 1940-1980

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBcdt6DsLQA 


      Above a link to my favorite song of his. Of all the Beatles, his personality most closely matches mine. My wife and I saw Paul in concert last year, and were going to see Ringo this year. George became a solid composer. But John's wit, love of wordplay, those were the things that drew me to him. I gave up trying to learn the guitar as a teenager, but always appreciated good music of any kind. 

       Below an interesting story with a good quote from John. The math I would never comprehend, but reaching into one's own past for songs/poems, I totally understand!

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/554392/who-wrote-beatles-my-life-according-math-it-was-john-lennon




Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Day 1 of Tupelo Press 30/30 PRoject

https://www.tupelopress.org/the-30-30-project-december-2020/ 


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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project Begins Today

 

https://www.tupelopress.org/the-30-30-project-december-2020/


30 poems in 30 days, nine poets: do the math!

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