Never know who might drop in
from YouTubeYou never know who might drop in on Springfield, Ill. Thanks to Obama and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield has slowly become a name on the tip of America's tongue, and a small-city or large-town destination for the curious.
Why is that cool and what does it have to do with folks dropping in on Springfield?
Well, Myer’s poem sounded familiar to Huck.
So Huck looked her up on the Internet. And, lo and behold, Myers was in
"Here and Now" will be broadcast in about a half hour, running from 1-3 p.m. Myers poem, “Shrinking
Women” has gone viral with over 3 million hits since being recorded at the semi-finals
of the Collegiate National poetry slam in
The next Springfield Poets and Writers Open Mic is Jan. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Open mics are each third Wednesday of the month.
HERE IS THE NPR PROGRAM. It broadcast at 2:20 and ran about eight minutes.
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