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Even though Nancy Breen has left the blog officially, she still shares various news she finds. And she's literally on the other side of cubicle wall--so she's still very close to Poetic Asides HQ (both in spirit and physical location). Here are two bits she shared with me this past week:

"Heath Ledger And The Poem To Remember Him By," by John Lundberg from The Huffington Post, discusses Ledger and poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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Sandra Soli, a contributor to the in-progress 2009 Poet's Market, was recently notified that her chapbook collection Trees has been chosen as a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award.

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