THURSDAY: Poetry is the New Prose and Odd Couples Part III

Celebrate “A YEAR OF POETRY” at Brookline Booksmith with famous local scribe and BU Creative Writing prof ROBERT PINSKY, the Phoenix’s own LLOYD SCHWARTZ, 11 other local poets, plus Alhambra’s Poetry Calendar 2007 editor SHAFIQ NAZ. What would the next 365 days of your life be without some free verse and iambic pentameter? The gang will read and sign their own works and read from those of the masters at Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline | 7 pm | free | 617.566.6660.

And now, for a fun game we're stealing from our super-special OTD friends. We'll call this one Odd Couples Part III: Separated-At-Birth Poet Laureates: 



Just ignore the haircut because obvs if you Google the Pinsky you'll find a ton of pics of him with a floppy mop. However:

1. Smoldering "Come hither, I'm an artist of sorts and I can caress your soul" eyes. Check.
2. A chin so square you could bounce a penny off it. Check.
3. Same schnoz. Check.
4. On the brink of an "I know it all" smirk.
5. Holy hotmess eyebrows. Check.

Yup. When we're right, we're right.

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