AUTHOR EVENT: William Powers


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Join author WILLIAM POWERS in discussion at the Penn Book Center on Thursday, November 13th at 6 PM about his new book, NEW SLOW CITY: LIVING SIMPLY IN THE WORLD'S FASTEST CITY (from New World Library). The event is free and open to the public!

POEM of the DAY

Spooky! Scary! A week of Halloween themed poems:

 All Hallows

Even now this landscape is assembling.
The hills darken. The oxen
sleep in their blue yoke,
the fields having been
picked clean, the sheaves
bound evenly and piled at the roadside
among cinquefoil, as the toothed moon rises:

This is the barrenness
of harvest or pestilence.
And the wife leaning out the window
with her hand extended, as in payment,
and the seeds
distinct, gold, calling
Come here
Come here, little one

And the soul creeps out of the tree. 


-Louise Gluck 


from Ray Bradbury's The Halloween Tree 

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