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April is National Poetry Month!

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Okay, so we’re a little late in the game — almost 2/3 of the way through April — but I couldn’t resist doing a poetry shout-out.  I tend to be particular about poems.  I’m usually somewhat ambivalent, but the ones I like, I love.  So here is one of those poems that I love: Daddy, by Sylvia Plath.  It has an incredible rhythm and rhyme to it.  It’s a dark poem, but in my opinion the best poems make you want to read them out loud, and this one certainly does.

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