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Let’s Talk about a Poem

Join us at the East Branch for another morning of poetry with Somerville’s own poet laureate, Lloyd Schwartz. This morning we will be hearing two poems, with a discussion to follow. The poems are Sailing to Byzantium by William Butler Yeats and Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats. This event is free and everyone is welcome!


Scouted: Ricardo Fitten, Poet and Scientist

By Martha Spizziri Walking around Davis Square sporting his beret, Ricardo Fitten looks like a poet. He is, in fact, just that. On any given day, you might spot Fitten selling copies his poems for $5 each, outside Diesel Cafe. He pulls out a folder with printouts and photocopies. Some of the older poems are […]