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Grave Spotting

I asked the question this way: "Where would you want to be buried?" Not "do," but "would." That is to say if, by chance, you were to die, unlikely as that might be, where would you want to spend all of nonexistence?
Spooky? A bit, but Massachusetts's cemeteries are also the bucolic, final resting places of many great American writers.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 18, 2010

Rhyme schemes

In honor of poetry month, these books have been plucked from the torrent.
Some 'Poetry Month' bon-bons
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  April 10, 2007