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nice big poetry day

awesome passionate chats with Steve Wiley (poet and co-organizer of Openned reading series) and Graham (manager of West End Lane Books).

Picked up:

1) Seeking Air by Barbara Guest
2) Loop by John Taggart
3) Don't ever get famous essays on New York Writing after the New York School
4) The Green Lake is Awake selected poems by Joseph Geravolo
5) My Vocabulary Did this to me: The collected Poems of Jack Spicer

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Another Ireland: Part Two
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