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Poet's corner: The Clearest Blues

The Clearest Blues Dee Rusin, Kenai The clearest blues Many hues Filled with streaks of white Joined together Marshmallow puffs Forming photos Made of fluff Pastel lines of purple and pink Darker stripes of grey Form a mural Angelic drawn Sculpted figures by Angry gods Rainbows on the way To span the grandest of the skies Only in Alaska

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Arts & Entertainment
Poet's Corner: Soft Grows the Rose

Soft Grows the Rose Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch Woman won't live by bread alone; but a little flower helps. Happy the home where this is known and rewards rise from tender lips.

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Arts & Entertainment
Cal Thomas: Scotland's future hangs in the balance

"The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." - Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786)CAIRNRYAN, Scotland - For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-30/cal-thomas-scotlands-future-hangs
Opinion
Cal Thomas: Robin Williams - comedy and tragedy

...factors, we may never know.In one of his most profound roles, that of poetry teacher John Keating in the 1989 film "Dead Poets Society," Williams told his students: "We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-18/cal-thomas-robin-williams-comedy-
Opinion
What's Happening

Events and Exhibits ? Kenai Fisher Poets 2013 takes place this weekend. The event...Cultural Center with readings from featured poets, including Pat Dixon, Meezie Hermansen...writing workshop with celebrated Fisher Poet Pat Dixon and song writing workshop with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-09-25/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Locals gather to celebrate salmon

Local poets, fishermen and musicians gathered to share stories and songs about the...Schnoonmaker and Meezie Hermansen recited poetry. Both have participated in Fisher Poets events in the past and both had the audience laughing, sometimes nodding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-08/locals-gather-to-celebrate-salmon
News

...full of sorrow and beauty, of which this roving and nostalgic Colombian is but one cipher more, singled out by fortune.""Poets and beggars, musicians and prophets, warriors and scoundrels, all creatures of that unbridled reality, we have had to ask...

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Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...conductor, he has a good vantage point from which to do so."What I realized it's that it's a role that seemingly, I've been training for all my life," he said. "I'm a presenter, I'm a poet, and I'm a Southeast Alaskan."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-06/tram-conductor-gives-tlingit-lessons
News
Strength for all seasons

Poets and preachers have long pointed out the similarities between the seasons of the year and life. In effect, we're all born in...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042310/rel_620873319.shtml
Religion
Casting a wider net: Fisher Poet events expand during third year of local performances

...in 1998, brought poets, songwriters and...for Kenai's fisher poet gatherings - brought...said the fisher poet events started larger...were several fisher poets in the area, Pat...little fun. Veteran poet Schoonmaker grinned...he said. Several poets used their performances...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-30/casting-a-wider-net-fisher-poet-even
News

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