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100 Worthy Poets from the Past 100 Years

Ah yes, Yeats, a brilliant man.  (Thursday Oct 16 | post #10)

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For Dear FlowerChild

Hello Flower Child... yes, finally found my way back to good old Topix, maybe I can stick around a spell. Yes, Junk Fest was great, and I wrote it up in this month's Playgrounds Magazine column, so I'll post that for you... http://www.playgro undsmag.com To The Magic Store by Will Dockery "I intend to collect all my work and reinsert my pantheon of uniform names, leave the long shelf full of books there, and die happy..." -Jack Kerouac Sketches of Shadowville... for 30 years Kerouac's statement of intent has been my driving force in poetry, music, art, to tell "the story". With the required (as deemed by Rock Killough) 500+ works, I can lay them down & line them up chronologically, the story of Shadowville Speedway and her people. If you are reading this you probably are one of those people. *** Junk Fest 2014 best one ever, all agree *** We just came off the Junk Fest weekend, heavy fun and enlightenment. Junk Fest was a blast... I had a great time hanging out at Junk Fest today and truly enjoyed playing music with my brothers in The Shadowville All-Stars. Thanks to Gina Klinner Waters-Colbert and Mark, Sean Rox Michael Schoff, Dan Davidson, Gini Woolfolk Davidson, Wildman Steve and all the others who make this happen. It was fun.... Wildman Steve said it best, anyhow: "...Best Junkfest EVER! Thank you to Columbus Hospice, Gina, Sean Rox Michael Schoff, Spicer's Music, The Deadfields, Wayne Minor, Will Dockery, The CyberKats, Shady Branches, Rick Edwards, and everyone else that graced the stages, volunteered, and the fabulous artists that displayed their talents today at Junkfest. I appreciate you all and had so much fun I nearly died! Love to you all!" -Wildman Steve Hope all are fine, a big hello to y'all!  (Thursday Oct 16 | post #24388)

Columbus, GA

June 8: Expect music, barbecue, ukulele jam at JunkFest Luau

And... the opinion of "Jungle Jim" means anything here... in what way? Just sayin'.  (Friday Oct 3 | post #6)

Columbus, GA

June 8: Expect music, barbecue, ukulele jam at JunkFest Luau

Wildman Steve said it best, anyhow: "...Best Junkfest EVER!!! Thank you to Columbus Hospice, Gina, Sean Rox Michael Schoff, Spicer's Music, The Deadfields, Wayne Minor, Will Dockery, The CyberKats, Shady Branches, Rick Edwards, and everyone else that graced the stages, volunteered, and the fabulous artists that displayed their talents today at Junkfest. I appreciate you all and had so much fun I nearly died! Love to you all!"  (Monday Sep 29 | post #4)

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100 Worthy Poets from the Past 100 Years

Of course Poe tops an all-time list but I was sticking to "recent" , within the last 100 years.  (Monday Sep 29 | post #4)

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For Dear FlowerChild

Good morning Flower!  (Monday Sep 29 | post #24346)

Columbus, GA

June 8: Expect music, barbecue, ukulele jam at JunkFest Luau

Did that too...  (Monday Sep 29 | post #3)

Columbus, GA

June 8: Expect music, barbecue, ukulele jam at JunkFest Luau

Today's Junk Fest was a blast... I had a great time hanging out at Junk Fest today and truly enjoyed playing music with my brothers in The Shadowville All-Stars. Thanks to Gina Klinner Waters-Colbert and Mark, Sean Rox Michael Schoff, Dan Davidson, Gini Woolfolk Davidson, Wildman Steve and all the others who make this happen. It was fun.  (Saturday Sep 27 | post #1)

Columbus, GA

How hot will Columbus be after 100 more years of climate ...

True, and there's been some rain to help, also.  (Sep 5, 2014 | post #3)

Lenoir, NC

Judge Orders Topix to Identify Anonymous Trolls

It does look like things are better under control on the Topix forums these days...  (Sep 1, 2014 | post #122)

Poetry

Poetic injustuce: Locals respond to N.C.'s poet laureate ...

Absolutely... poetry, art and music should be required classes in any school.  (Aug 25, 2014 | post #2)

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100 Worthy Poets from the Past 100 Years

Here it is... the 41 Worthy Poets from the Past 100 Years (part one of 100). E.E. Cummings Robert Frost Dylan Thomas T.S. Eliot Ezra Pound Jim Morrison Patti Smith Allen Ginsberg Jack Kerouac John Berryman Well, that's ten, in no real order, love all those poets. Seems I can go possibly to 20 without a big wait: 11.) Frank O'Hara 12.) Gregory Corso 13.) Pablo Neruda 14.) Charles Bukowski 15.) Lawrence Ferlinghetti 16.) Rod McKuen 17.) Carl Sandberg 18.) Anne Waldmann 19.) Bob Dylan 20.) Anne Sexton Okay, all of the above have been important poetss to me at some time or another in my life and studies, and I find I can easily make thirty, now that the coffee is working on my head. 21.) Leonard Cohen 22.) Sylvia Plath 23.) Carson McCullers 24.) William B. Yeats 25.) Edna St. Vincent Millay (newest poet on the list to me!) 26.) Rudyard Kipling 27.) Robert W. Service 28.) Leroi Jones aka Amiri Baraka 29.) Dale Houstman 30.) Phil Ochs And, on to 40... there really was Some good/interesting poetry produced in the 20th Century... 31.) Tom Snelling 32.) Stuart Leichter 33.) Seaborn Jones 34.) Gary Snyder 35.) Richard Brautigan 36.) Ken Nordine 37.) Shel Silverstein 38.) Dennis M. Hammes 39.) Ayn Rand 40.) Delmore Schwartz 41.) Lou Reed Okay, that's getting about it for right off the top shelf poets. There's probably a dozen more at least I'm not remembering right off hand, locals and Usenet writers would fill 20-30 spots easy, and they do count. Placing this elsewhere, you are encouraged to come and add your favorite poet list as well. https://groups.goo gle.com/d/msg/alt. arts.poetry.commen ts/MHWofBjCDtQ/Qj8 00ajPhxYJ And so it goes.  (Aug 25, 2014 | post #1)

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For Dear FlowerChild

Good morning Flower... spent a few minutes this morning thinking about poets, and am thinking it would be interesting and fun to see what the Topix folks think, and maybe come add thir lists, kind of a poll of sorts: Here it is... the 41 Worthy Poets from the Past 100 Years (part one of 100). E.E. Cummings Robert Frost Dylan Thomas T.S. Eliot Ezra Pound Jim Morrison Patti Smith Allen Ginsberg Jack Kerouac John Berryman Well, that's ten, in no real order, love all those poets. Seems I can go possibly to 20 without a big wait: 11.) Frank O'Hara 12.) Gregory Corso 13.) Pablo Neruda 14.) Charles Bukowski 15.) Lawrence Ferlinghetti 16.) Rod McKuen 17.) Carl Sandberg 18.) Anne Waldmann 19.) Bob Dylan 20.) Anne Sexton Okay, all of the above have been important poetss to me at some time or another in my life and studies, and I find I can easily make thirty, now that the coffee is working on my head. 21.) Leonard Cohen 22.) Sylvia Plath 23.) Carson McCullers 24.) William B. Yeats 25.) Edna St. Vincent Millay (newest poet on the list to me!) 26.) Rudyard Kipling 27.) Robert W. Service 28.) Leroi Jones aka Amiri Baraka 29.) Dale Houstman 30.) Phil Ochs And, on to 40... there really was Some good/interesting poetry produced in the 20th Century... 31.) Tom Snelling 32.) Stuart Leichter 33.) Seaborn Jones 34.) Gary Snyder 35.) Richard Brautigan 36.) Ken Nordine 37.) Shel Silverstein 38.) Dennis M. Hammes 39.) Ayn Rand 40.) Delmore Schwartz 41.) Lou Reed Okay, that's getting about it for right off the top shelf poets. There's probably a dozen more at least I'm not remembering right off hand, locals and Usenet writers would fill 20-30 spots easy, and they do count. Placing this elsewhere, you are encouraged to come and add your favorite poet list as well. https://groups.goo gle.com/d/msg/alt. arts.poetry.commen ts/MHWofBjCDtQ/Qj8 00ajPhxYJ And so it goes.  (Aug 25, 2014 | post #24252)

Columbus, GA

SOA Watch may protest on Fort Benning Road under new plan

Excellent point... we pick and choose what causes we want to support, or even spend our time hearing about. freedom works like that, both ways.  (Aug 25, 2014 | post #2)

Q & A with Will Dockery

Headline:

Shadowville All-Stars

Hometown:

Columbus, GA

Neighborhood:

The Edge of the Forest

Local Favorites:

Fountain City Coffee, Del Ranch, SoHo Bar

I Belong To:

Shadowville All-Stars

When I'm Not on Topix:

Facebook & Google Groups

Read My Forum Posts Because:

"Have a laugh on me... I can help." -Elvis

I'm Listening To:

Everything by The Kinks

Read This Book:

Anything by Halan Ellison

Favorite Things:

Art, music & poetry

On My Mind:

"I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me..." -Humphrey Bogart

Blog / Website / Homepage:

http://www.reverbnation.com/willdockery

I Believe In:

Church of the Antelope