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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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Foccaccia Pizza with Anchovies and a Bit of Flash Fiction, Because, Why Not?

I was so happy with my jaunt into to baking that isn’t really baking because it’s only flat bread that I’ve gone and done it again. The classic Neopolitan thin crust pizza with tomatoes, anchovies, mozzarella, and basil as seen … 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: 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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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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