Poet’s Spotlight

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An Interview with Carl Adamshick, Publisher of Tavern Books

“A man said no person is educated who knows/only one language, for he cannot distinguish/between his thought and the English version,” Jack Gilbert wrote in “Foraging for Wood on the Mountain.”  But it is nearly inescapable for Americans to be monolingual, as our country is isolated by two oceans from most other languages.  If we …

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Poet’s Spotlight: Westward Expansion, The Discovery of Medford

WESTWARD EXPANSION: The Discovery of Medford Dee Chadwell “Go west, young man,” Horace Greeley declared, and a hundred years later we did. From six miles up we watched as the patchwork quilt of the plains rolled past beneath us and wrinkled into ridge after ridge of mountains. We changed planes in San Francisco and veered …

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