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Poetry Scenes: Seattle

by Paul Nelson Poetry and Poetics
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Seattle likes to pride itself on being one of America’s Most Literate Cities.

Herman Melville Drinks Your Milkshake

by Micah Towery Academia
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I was fortunate enough to have a American Literature professor who blew off the typical survey class BS and just gave us some of the best literature of the 19th century: Hawthorne, Dickinson, Melville, among others… In that class, I read Moby-Dick for the first time. I believe I read most of it over the course […]