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“Rectify, Rectify” by Leanne Grabel

Article: “Rectify, Rectify” by Leanne Grabel

To rectify. To remedy. To make right. / As in Got to rectify the situation. / Fix it. Fix it! / Classical Southern tragedy. / A dead girl and mistakes. / A blurry murderer with glittering eyes.

Doc, note I dissent a fatness. I diet on cod.

Article: Doc, note I dissent a fatness. I diet on cod.

Popular stand-up comedian and actor Demetri Martin has cornered the palindrome joke market as evidenced by his epic 224 word palindrome poem. Palindrome of course “is a word, phrase, number or other sequence of units that can be read the same way in either direction.” If this tickles your funny bone, then you will probably…

Gil Scott-Heron's "Whitey on the Moon"

Article: Gil Scott-Heron's "Whitey on the Moon"

A friend of mine recently posted this sharp and witty poem on his blog in between his busy days working on his MD/PhD in biomolecular chemistry. Like him, I was surprised by my unfamiliarity with what Slate called “one of the one of the finest, funniest protests ever recorded.”