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Get into Poetry Month

Poetry and news aren’t a good combination, in most cases. The classic example is a verse composed by fictional reporter Roy Bensinger of The Tribune in Ben Hect’s play “The Front Page,” which became a movie that was later remade as “His Girl Friday”:

“And all is well, outside his
cell, But in his heart he hears the
 hangman Calling and the gallows
falling And his white-haired mother’s
 tears ...”

But poetry, like most things, has its place and this month Barton Community College is joining the national observance known as Poetry Month. There will be live brown-bag ...

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