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A favorite piece of writing from Sandra Cisneros.

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Charles Bukowski, "A Terrible Need" I definitely need to keep this in mind. I'm on a petty route with more than one person and I need to let it the eff go if I want to maintain my sanity.

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Mary Oliver (b. 1935) writes both prose and poetry about the natural world. She won the 1984 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her fifth book, 'American Primitive.' Critics have compared her work to poets including Walt Whitman, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Elizabeth Bishop.

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LANGUAGE OF LIFE - BILL MOYERS ON PBS. Interviews with 8 poets....wonderful show and now available on PBS.

Sylvia Plath may be a bit dark at times but the results are wonderful.