Feature Poet: Geoff Kagan-Trenchard

Today Geoff Kagen-Trenchard joins JM and Shawn for a lengthy conversation about equality, understanding privilege, and masturbation. He even reads a few poems!

Geoff’s poetry book/workshop guide “Murder Stay Murder” is now available as a digital download or only $5.00!

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Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature

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The Classics

Browse works by Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad and other famous authors here.

  1. Classic Bookshelf: This site has put classic novels online, from Charles Dickens to Charlotte Bronte.
  2. The Online Books Page: The University of Pennsylvania hosts this book search and database.
  3. Project Gutenberg: This famous site has over 27,000 free books online.
  4. Page by Page Books: Find books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.G. Wells, as well as speeches from George W. Bush on this site.
  5. Classic Book Library: Genres here include historical fiction, history, science fiction, mystery, romance and children’s literature, but they’re all classics.
  6. Classic Reader: Here you can read Shakespeare, young adult fiction and more.
  7. Read Print: From George Orwell to Alexandre Dumas to George Eliot to Charles Darwin, this online library is stocked with the best classics.
  8. Planet eBook: Download free classic literature titles here…

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Feature Poet: Dawn Shimp

Ohio Poet Dawn Shimp joins us via phone to talk recite a few poems for us and talk about a slew of topics. One being the poem-a-day challenge in April (NaPoWriMo).

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Watching Poetry: Francis, Wakefeild, and Watsky

Shawn and JM watch some of their favorite poetry videos on youtube.

The videos featured are as follows:

Slow Down Ghandi – Sage Frances (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0ceZiNO3XM)

Air Horn Into Bedrooms and Battle Scars – Buddy Wakefield (http://youtu.be/ZHUJaZNdl-Y)
Letter To My 16 Year Old Self – George Watsky (http://youtu.be/Z-cT8Qe7y3k)

and to play us out : Amplified feat. Rafael Casal (http://youtu.be/43QoDAWwJ5M)