Commentaries - September 2008

Gigabytes of poetry

As of today there are 16,325 free downloadable files (mostly audio — a few video) of poets reading their own poems in the now-enormous PennSound

Old man beaver split into singles

Have you been checking on “PennSound Daily” lately? Good stuff there. Almost daily entries compiled by Mike Hennessey.

Featured meme

The folks at have linked the newest PoemTalk episode.

Googling lipstick on a pig

“Lipstick on a Pig” is the title of a book about “winning in the no-spin era by someone who knows the game” (i.e., its author, Torie Clarke). (The jacket photo of Ms.