Category Archives: Poets Day

P.O.E.T.S. Day: Walt Whitman, The Anti-P.O.E.T.S. Day “Poet”

From the more rugged part of the British Isles, where whisky is spelled properly, we take the P.O.E.T.S day tradition (Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday). This week’s patron falls somewhat outside of the traditional P.O.E.T.S. Day mold, having never been … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S Day: Christopher Marlowe

From Scotland, the top of the world’s acceptable living conditions, we take the finest tradition of the working class: P.O.E.T.S. Day (Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday). This weeks patron is Christopher “Kit” Marlowe, so possibly Shakespeare if you forgot your … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus as Channeled by Geoffrey Lehmann

From the moderately chilly land of Scotland (61° Fahrenhiet and mostly cloudy as of this writing) we take the P.O.E.T.S. Day tradition: Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday. This week’s patron wordsmith: Emperor Nero, at least his persona as assumed by … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Sir William Topaz McGonagall, Knight of the White Elephant, Burmah

From the cold and dreary shores of Britain, where beach volleyball players take medical times out to alleviate frozen toes, we take the P.O.E.T.S. Day tradition: Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday. This week’s patron, a man widely hailed as the … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Dylan Th… Oh Dear Lord… Dylan Thomas

With sudden trepidation we take the Scottish P.O.E.T.S. Day tradition (Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday). For the glory of an early weekend, we highlight a poet, preferably disreputable, degenerate, and debauched to serve as patron and toastee as we celebrate … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest: Scottish Science Edition

We give credit to the Scots as being great and glorious for the invention of P.O.E.T.S. Day, but we had no idea. In a week of sciencey breakthroughs the Scots have shown themselves more better greater and gloriouser than ever … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Edgar Allan Poe

From the great, glorious, and at times hard to understand Scots, we take the P.O.E.T.S. Day tradition (Piss Off Early. Tomorrow’s Saturday). Maintaining your reputation post-mortem, lesson the first: Take steps in life to assure that a man you have … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Robert Graves

From the Hibernian heights of Scotland we take the P.O.E.T.S. Day Tradition (Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday.) This week is brought to you by Robert Graves; in my unhumble opinion, the best of the War Poets. In an effort to … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Charles Baudelaire

From the great and glorious British Isles, we take the P.O.E.T.S. Day tradition: Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday. This weeks edition brought to you by the British Tabloid industry: Naughty Frenchman Charles Baudelaire, whose surname, while not itself a synonym … Continue reading

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P.O.E.T.S. Day: Arthur Rimbaud

From the great and glorious Scots we take the tradition of P.O.E.T.S. day: Piss Off Early, Tomorrow’s Saturday. This week’s invitation to look your boss right in the eye and tell him to go stuff it/sneak out the back and … Continue reading

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