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Fucking Trolls!!!

If you’re not on the Sheen side you’re on the troll side. Duh,
winning.

http://skywriter.diaryland.com

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TBB; A Moth Danced / James D. Senetto

Betty’s Poetry Page
Today on The Betty Blog:
A Moth Danced by James D. Senetto

One evening
red lights flashed
outside my window
and my face
throbbed red
[...]

http://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2011/04/moth-danced-james-d-senetto….

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POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY More ebooks, Online Reading Tomorrow

     43 E-books so far will be given away in the Free-For-All – Join in!
   43 e-books have been sent in for the Poetry Super Highway’s 7th
   Annual Great E-Book Free-For-All since we announced it on Friday.
   Join in! Send us your e-book during the month of April and we’ll add
   it to the pile of e-books which will be freely available to download
   by anyone on earth for 24 hours on May 1st, 2011…a free-for-all.

   More info? Click here: http://poetrysuperhighway.com/pshffa.html or
   e-mail ffa-guideli…@poetrysuperhighway.com to have them sent to you.

     PSH Live Open Reading Tomorrow!
   Tune in Sunday, April 10 at 2:00 pm (pacific) for the next PSH Live
   open reading. Hear poets from all over the world read their work and
   call in to read yours! It’s a world-wide open reading and you’re
   invited. Listen to our past shows in the archive:
   http://poetrysuperhighway.com/pshlive.html

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THE POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY WEEKLY VIRTUAL UPDATE
http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/
Issue # 704 – ISSN: 1523-6587

April 11-17, 2011

   this week:

   ~ This week featuring poets from Santa Maria, CA and Corvallis, OR

   ~ 1 new poetry and writing link added this week.

   ~ A Poet’s Haggadah: Passover Through the Eyes of Poets edited by
     Rick Lupert featured this week in the PSH Bookstore:
     http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1456437232/poetrysuperhighw

   ~ PSH LIVE Schedule: Next reading, Sunday, April 10, 2pm (pacific) –
     TOMORROW!

   ~ Poetry / Writing related Classified Ads.

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POETS OF THE WEEK

   ~ This week’s featured poets are Daniel Wilcox and Steven Kunert:

   Daniel Wilcox’s (Santa Maria, California) first book of poetry, Dark
   Energy, was published by Diminuendo Press. His writing has appeared
   in many magazines including The Copperfield Review, Counterexample
   Poetics, Yes, Poetry, Tipton Poetry Journal, Midwest Literary
   Magazine, The Write Room, and The Danforth Review. Before that he
   hiked through Cal State Long Beach (Creative Writing), Montana,
   Europe, Palestine/Israel (kibbutz near Bet She’an); worked in a
   mental institution, on an Indian reservation, and taught literature
   to teenagers. He lives with his wife on the California central coast.

   Steven Kunert (Corvallis, Oregon) teaches at Oregon State University
   in Corvallis and his poems previously appeared in PSH in 2008 and
   2010. His latest publications include a creative nonfiction piece,
   "Hometown: Four Memories, in wordriver (2011) and a prose poem,
    William Stafford Once Told Me, in Six Sentences: Volume 3 (2010).

   Read their work by clicking on "POETS OF THE WEEK" from the main PSH
   menu at http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/

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NEW POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY LINKS

   Here are all of the new sites added to the Poetry Super Highway’s
   poetry and writing links sections.

   You can find the actual links on the PSH website in the 3 poetry links
   categories. Click on "Add Your Link Here" from the main PSH menu to
   add your poetry/writing website to our directory.

   NEW INDIVIDUAL POETS PAGES LISTINGS THIS WEEK:

   Poetic Ventures Writers Collective
   A blog describing the life and thoughts of poet/singer Osayimwese
   Nadir Karume. An author and recording Artist Osay has brought his own
   style of writing and performing to stages all over the country. Sit,
   Listen, and enjoy

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POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY BOOKSTORE

   A Poet’s Haggadah: Passover Through the Eyes of Poets edited by Rick
   Lupert featured this week in the PSH Bookstore.

   36 Poets reinterpret the traditional themes and text of the Passover
   Haggadah through their own unique lenses. Guaranteed to add something
   different to your own seders and a great read! Edited by Los Angeles
   Poet Rick Lupert (Creator of the Poetry Super Highway) Includes work
   from Helen Bar-Lev, Lynne Bronstein, Salvatore Buttaci, Howard
   Camner, Larry Colker, devin davis, Barbara Elovic, Robert Klein
   Engler, David Gershator, Leslie Halpern, Claudia Handler, Daniel Y.
   Harris, Elizabeth Iannaci, Marc Jampole, Rachel Kann, Beth Kanter,
   Peggy Landsman, Michael Levy, Jake Marmer, Ellyn Maybe, Heather
   McNaugher, Daniel Olivas, Judith Pacht, Jaimes Palacio, Jonathan
   Penton, Joan Pond, Lanie Shanzyra P. Rebancos, Richard Schiffman, G.
   David Schwartz, Adam Shechter, Diana Sher, Scott Alixander Sonders,
   Julia Stein, S. Thomas Summers, Pam Ward and Misha Weidman.

   Click here for more and to order:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0972755586?tag=poetrysuperhighw&camp=14573&c…
ive=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=0972755586&adid=18T5K5SJPXGBV79TVQCY
&

   Paperback, 106 Pages, Published by Ain’t Got No Press, (April, 2008)

   ~ If you are or were a featured poet of the week on the Poetry Super
   Highway AND  you have a book available through Amazon.com, please let
   me know so we can feature your work in the Poetry Super Highway
   Bookstore in a new section just for former featured poet’s books.
   Write bo…@PoetrySuperHighway.com with your name and the title of
   the book.

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UPCOMING POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY LIVE EVENTS

   Our Live events are hosted through BlogTalk Radio and can be accessed
   during the event by visiting http://blogtalkradio.com/psh and
   clicking on the "Click to Listen" button.You can listen to the shows
   through your web browser as well as call in and ask questions live
   through by dialing (646) 716-7362 during the live broadcast.Can’t or
   don’t want to call in? You can ask questions live during the show’s
   broadcast time by sending an instant message to RickPoet on AIM.If
   you can’t make the live time, you can also listen to any past show by
   visiting http://blogtalkradio.com/psh and clicking on the show’s
   title. (As well as subscribe to all of our shows through iTunes or
   any other software you use to listen to podcasts.

   Upcoming Shows:

   April 2011 Worldwide Open Reading – Tomorrow!
   Sunday April 10, 2011 ~ 2:00 pm (pacific)
   Join our monthly open reading by listening to the show live and/or
   calling in and sharing a poem. No content or style
   restrictions…it’s open reading and you don’t even have to leave the
   house to participate!

   Recently Archived broadcasts:

   March 2011 Worldwide Open Reading
   Sunday March 6, 2010
   Our March, 2011 open reading featured the debut of my spoken word
   track "An Israeli Breakfast" along with readers who called in from
   San Clemente, CA, Newark, NJ, Rochester, NY, Tucson, AZ, Desert Hot
   Springs, CA and Phoenix, AZ.

   February 2011 Worldwide Open Reading
   Sunday February 6, 2010
   Our February 2011 Open Reading featured callers from Newark, NJ,  
   Rochester, NY, Sonoma, CA, Birmingham, AL, Milwaukee, WI, and Los
   Angeles. Check out Los Angeles poet Sheb’s reading at the end of the
   show!

   Poetry Super Highway Live would love to host your reading, interview,
   contest promotion or other poetry/writing related show. Please e-mail
   your show idea to R…@PoetrySuperHighway.com, and we’ll take it from
   there.

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POETRY CLASSIFIEDS

   For information on placing Poetry Related classifieds ads on the
   Poetry Super Highway web page and weekly e-mail outburst, send an
   e-mail to: classifi…@PoetrySuperHighway.com

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   War Poetry Contest – Closing Next Month

   Tenth year. Fifteen cash prizes totaling $5,000. Top prize $2,000.
   Submit 1-3 unpublished poems on the theme of war, up to 500 lines in
   all. All entries that win cash prizes will be published on
   WinningWriters.com (over one million page views per year) and
   announced in the Winning Writers Newsletter, with over 35,000
   subscribers. Winning Writers is one of the "101 Best Websites for
   Writers" (Writer’s Digest, 2005-2010). Postmark deadline: May 31.
   Final judge: Jendi Reiter. Include cover sheet with contact
   information. No name on poems. $15 entry fee. Submit online or mail
   to Winning Writers, Attn: War Poetry Contest, 351 Pleasant Street,
   PMB 222, Northampton, MA 01060. More information:

   http://www.winningwriters.com/war

   _____

   "He’s the Salvador Dali-Lama!" "This man holds the keys to the Wisdom
   of the Universe!" "When it’s good you clap, when its cool you Snap
   and there’s a hole lot of snapping and clapping going on here!" These
   are just some of the comments received regarding "Laughing" Larry
   Berger’s style of spoken word. Find out for yourself what this
   incredible poet has to offer. Instant Poetry (Just add words!) is now
   available on Amazon.com (click here), and from the publisher at
   www.iuniverse.com.

   http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1450255523/poetrysuperhighw

   _____

   SECOND SUNDAY POETRY SERIES: This open mic poetry reading series,
   hosted by Alex M. Frankel, takes place on the second Sunday of every
   month at the Cafe Alibi in Old Town Pasadena. Great local and
   national poets are featured. They perform their work, sell and sign
   books and mingle with audience members and open mic participants.
   Admission is free but there is a one drink minimum.

   Next reading: Sunday, April 10, 5 pm. Features: John Harris, Florence
   Weinberger and Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. This is Pasadena’s leading
   poetry event! For more about the series please email
   alexmfrankel2…@att.net The Cafe Alibi is at 84 South Fair Oaks Ave,
   Pasadena, near Green St.

   _____

   CALL FOR ENTRIES!
   Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest. Write a poem, thirty lines
   or fewer on any subject or write short story five pages maximum on
   any theme, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme,
   fiction or non-fiction. Multiple entries are accepted. Postmark
   deadline: July 31, 2011. Awards: Writing Contest First Prize is $500;
   Second: $250; Third: $100. Poetry Contest First Prize: $250; Second:
   $125; Third: $50. All contest winners will be published online in the
   Dare to Dream pages, on August 31, 2011. Entry fees: $10 per short
   story/$5 per poem. Info: Include title of poem or story, your name,
   address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little
   about yourself) on the coversheet; add a self-addressed stamped
   envelope for entry confirmation. Entry fees payable to:
    DREAMQUESTONE.COM – Mail to: Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing
   Contest, P.O. Box 3141, Chicago, IL 60654. Visit
   http://www.dreamquestone.com for details and to enter!

   _____

   Sinzibuckwud! The Poet’s Experiences in, and on the way to and from,
   Montreal by Rick Lupert

   Rick Lupert s 13th collection of poetry, written during a week-long
   adventure in, and on the way to and from, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
   Rivers are crossed, food is eaten, French is spoken, art is looked
   at and it is all disassembled with Lupert s characteristic wit. This
   poetic travelogue is a must for fans of Lupert s work and anyone who
   is considering travelling to Montreal or who has ever been or who has
   ever heard the word Montreal. Sinzibuckwud is the native Canadian
   word for Drawn from Wood as in maple syrup. Sweetness is also drawn
   from these poems Sugar off with Lupert.

   (106 Pages, Ain t Got No Press, December 2010)

   Learn more about Sinzibuckwud!, read sample poems and get your own
   copy here. http://poetrysuperhighway.com/rick/about/sinzibuckwud/

   _____

   Publish and sell your book, music or film on Amazon.com and other
   channels using free tools from CreateSpace. Get started:
   http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-4089070-10801883

   _____

   A Poet’s Haggadah: Passover Through the Eyes of Poets edited by Rick
   Lupert

   36 Poets reinterpret the traditional themes and text of the Passover
   Haggadah through their own unique lenses. Guaranteed to add something
   different to your own seders and a great read! Edited by Los Angeles
   Poet Rick Lupert (Creator of the Poetry Super Highway) Includes work
   from Helen Bar-Lev, Lynne Bronstein, Salvatore Buttaci, Howard
   Camner, Larry Colker, devin davis, Barbara Elovic, Robert Klein
   Engler, David Gershator, Leslie Halpern, Claudia Handler, Daniel Y.
   Harris, Elizabeth Iannaci, Marc Jampole, Rachel Kann, Beth Kanter,
   Peggy Landsman, Michael Levy, Jake Marmer, Ellyn Maybe, Heather
   McNaugher, Daniel Olivas, Judith Pacht, Jaimes Palacio, Jonathan
   Penton, Joan Pond, Lanie Shanzyra P. Rebancos, Richard Schiffman, G.
   David Schwartz, Adam Shechter, Diana Sher, Scott Alixander Sonders,
   Julia Stein, S. Thomas Summers, Pam Ward and Misha Weidman.

   More info and get the book here: http://www.poetseder.com/

   _____

   Instant Publisher offers the ability for you to print professional
   quality, perfect bound, with glossy full color cover books, which you
   lay out yourself directly from your computer.

   Your book can be any number of pages with any design you want in black
   and white or full color for the front and back covers.

   You simply download the Instant Publisher software to your computer,
   lay out your book using any program you want (Publisher, Microsoft
   Word, Quark XPress, Adobe Indesign, etc…) and then when you’re
   ready, you print over the internet to the Instant Publisher servers.

   In less than 2 weeks, you’ll get your books in the mail!

   You can order as few as 25 books if you want. They can also provide
   ISBN and Barcodes for your book if you want, and full color cover
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   This is the cheapest way to get bookstore quality books of your
   poetry or any other work in almost any quantity.

   Visit http://www.instantpublisher.com/default.asp?afcc=1172 for
   more info!

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   I AM MY OWN ORANGE COUNTY – 11TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION by RICK LUPERT

   "Irreverent and yet somehow deeply empathic, many of the pieces
   showcase Lupert’s Prevert-like instinct for finding the profound in
   the absurd."

                  – Brendan Constantine

   Rick’s second book, originally published in 1997 with all of the
   original selected poems from artwork, introduction and orange-ness,
   along with a newly written "Re-Introduction" and a "bonus material"
   section featuring a selection of 29 additional (sometimes even MORE
   sophomoric) poems from the I Am My Own Orange County ‘era’.
   http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/iamooc.html

   _____

Lupert: It’s The Website – & – Poetry Super Highway
http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/

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TBB: Red Lipped Stranger / Will Dockery

Today on The Betty Blog;
Red Lipped Stranger, by Will Dockery:

Her creep crawls
the narrow stairway
of the Candlelight Motel
[...]

http://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2011/04/red-lipped-stranger-will-doc…

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re: Twittering

Stop by me a moment now for thinking past, remember how we were
before. You wore my love like listening along, a covenant, cemented
sounds of soul bound unto a heart you stole and wear, uncaring on your
sleeve; taking every thought I leave unfettered, flawless; falling
fast as if the gift of thinking past were passed between, unseen
somehow.
So, stop. Buy me a moment. Now, afford this rhyme some time
considering "should". If good, it’s worth reTwittering.

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TBB: how far away it was / ray heinrich

Betty’s Poetry Page
Today on The Betty Blog:
how far away it was, by ray heinrich

i’m standing over my father
in the hospital
he’s stopped breathing
[...]

http://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2011/04/how-far-away-it-was-ray-hein…

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TBB: The Bridge at Flatline / Adam Lynn

Betty’s Poetry Page
Today on The Betty Blog:
The Bridge at Flatline, by Adam Lynn

Time and worms have turned their skulls to soil.
You mumble, "There are no good wars…", shoulders
slumped against a white stone in October.
[...]

http://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2011/04/bridge-at-flatline-adam-lynn…

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Auguries of Innocence / William Blake

Auguries of Innocence

[...]

Every night and every morn
Some to misery are born,
Every morn and every night
Some are born to sweet delight.

Some are born to sweet delight,
Some are born to endless night.

-William Blake

http://www.artofeurope.com/blake/bla3.htm

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TBB; Winter Skies / Dave Holloway

Today on the Betty Blog:
Winter Skies by Dave Holloway

Red, white and blue
and a thousand lies
hang limp against
the winter skies.
[...]

http://gdancesbetty.blogspot.com/2011/04/winter-skies-dave-holloway.html

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re: Twittering

Stop by me a moment now for thinking past, remember how we were
before. You wore my love like listening along, a covenant, cemented
sounds of soul bound unto a heart you stole and wear, uncaring on your
sleeve; taking every thought I leave unfettered, flawless; falling
fast as if the gift of thinking past were passed between, unseen
somehow.
So, stop. Buy me a moment. Now, afford this rhyme some time
considering "should". If good, it’s worth reTwittering.

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