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Mar 03 2018
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American Life in Poetry #675

American Life in Poetry #675

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE My late friend, the poet and novelist Jim Harrison, used to tease me about the buckets of bent nails in my barn, which I planned to straighten on some rainy day but which only accumulated.  Here’s a fine bent nail poem by Thomas R. Moore, from his new book Saving Nails, from Moon Pie Press. Moore lives in Maine. Saving Nails I strip the porch roof, pick out the used nails,…

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