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Sports Sunday Roundup

JoJo White in his prime. In the spirit of those Boston Globe columnists who would fill a hole in the paper with a Just Thinkin’ piece, here are some thoughts about local sports. One of the best Boston sports days is Patriots Day with the Marathon and Red Sox as…

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‘Dick Van Dyke’ in a Poem

For National Poetry Month, here’s a poem re-posted from my blog from last July. We’ll try to get a few more poetry-writers on the blog this month. Our readers have seen Mark Reimer this week. Here in Amesbury there’s a banner for National Poetry Month on the main street…

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Mark Reimer: Four Poems

Mark Reimer is a former colleague of mine at UMass Lowell who now works at another college and “moonlights as a poet and a musician,” in his words. His poetry has been published in America magazine; still: a journal of short verse; Christianity and Literature; and Pontoon: An Anthology of Washington State Poets. I had…

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