Happy 80th birthday to Margaret Atwood!
The line in this strip is from “Backdrop Addresses Cowboy“
Read the rest of Carol Ann Duffy’s Armistice Day sonnet here.
Leonard Cohen would have been 85 today.
Strangely, I’m finding there are still people who haven’t heard the song.
Also, if you’re curious about the history of the song, here is an article about the woman who inspired it and two women with the same name who didn’t.
If people tell you the dead are voting, they’re probably trying to keep the living from doing the same. Don’t let them. Find your polling place here or here, and vote tomorrow (Tuesday, November 5).
Read the rest of “Of History and Hope” by Miller Williams here.
Can’t decide if you should be cute or spooky this Halloween?
Try a costume that’s two things at the same time!
The Poetry Crisis Line honors Carrie Fisher, who would have been 62 today, had she not drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra.