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Poetry may find its way back to New York’s subways after all March 29, 2011: The New York Times' City Room reports that the MTA has begun talks with the Poetry Society of America to bring back Poetry in Motion. The program ended in 2008 and was replaced with Train of Thought, which met its own demise earlier this year. Since then, the New York subways have been devoid of the literature and philosophical quotes that had [...] by

Train of Tears December 22, 2010: The New York Times blog continues its coverage of the end of Train of Thought, the subway placard series which prominently displayed literary quotations between ads for accident lawyers and laser acne removal. Today they've published a few comments from readers and subway-goers who are sad to see the series go, such as this from college student [...] by

Saturnalia Didactic October 28, 2009: Thought I'd throw this on the fire. Embedded mid-level to centurion's height, one pupil, ever-seeing...nay the seers. Worming through rush hour. People...what a heave! Says the underground spray-maker while stenciling a baseball logo on a subway map. How much, son? Fifteen, pops...but this one's got pinstripes in neon, like that gat on the [...] by