Monthly Archives: September 2012

The New Voice of Poetry

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By Ginny Masullo On the last Tuesday of every month (except December), the Ozark Poets and Writers Collective hosts a featured reader and open mic. At 7 p.m. this Tuesday, slam poet Houston Hughes is the feature, but he definitely will not be reading to the audience sitting in the Nightbird Books breezeway on Dickson…

Bananas, Boobs and Blood

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by Rachel Birdsell I just read in “So, Now You Know” that “a report introduced into the U.S. Senate states that a child will have witnessed 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence on television before completing elementary school.” I’m not sure if I believe that. The name of the report isn’t given, and whether…