Entries from THE DRESSING tagged with 'Mary Oliver'

Poetry Taken to Other Levels

After attending Washington, DC's Marine Corps Marathon to watch her New Jersey shore daughter-in-law finish in four hours and two minutes, the Dresser has a new appreciation of what marathon means to anyone who persists in any kind of endurance course. And especially after the news last night that the good Mayor Michael Bloomberg has bowed to the outrage of conducting the New York City Marathon when so many of his constituents are suffering after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. OF MARATHONS & MOOC MANIA The word marathon derives from a Greek village and plain northeast of Athens where the...

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