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I hoped I’d made that word up, but no such luck: poets can be laureated, making them poets laureate, and the act of doing so is laureation. The dictionary says so. Laureation, specifically the laureation of poets, is enjoying a … Continue reading

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Singing for Our Lives

We are a gentle, angry people and we are singing, singing for our lives . . . — Holly Near The spirituals choir sang at Union Chapel Saturday night. I knew it was going to be a good night when … Continue reading

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Spirituals at East Chop Light

I’d managed to miss all chances to hear the Martha’s Vineyard Spirituals Choir, despite best intentions and the fact that several friends sing in it, but this week I made up for lost time by hearing them twice, first at … Continue reading

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