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Abusing the albatross in the name of politics January 24, 2011: The Miami Herald's Michael Doyle brings you the literary understatement of the year by way of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner: "Politics can turn poetry upside down." Poetry fits well into today's talking point-driven political rhetoric, particularly well known passages that function almost like a shortcut to a reader's [...] by

Poetry from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch December 19, 2010: Victoria Sloan Jordan reads two poems inspired her visits to Midway Atoll at TedxGreatPacificGarbagePatch. Jordan originally traveled to Midway Atoll as part of the MidwayJourney.com team, a project that brings artists to witness and comment on the environmental devastation on the islands, particularly the effects on the albatross [...] by