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CIBC Poem of the Week

SEBAGO There was rumored big ice, extending for miles. Sebago’s set up, the first time in a while. An expedition ensued to sort out the facts. Iceboats were loaded and lashed to the racks. They drove and they steered, like … Continue reading

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Poem of the Week

Without intending to un-joint summerlovers, we observed to passing of the summer solstice yesterday and the longest day of the year. It can only mean that now the days are getting shorter. In spite of all the fun to come … Continue reading

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Poem for the Week

Crocuses The Crocuses have croaked the season, Brashly up through frosty dew, Mushed the ice for no good reason, Turned it into sloppy goo. Soon will come the tulips too. But I haven’t had enough, have you? Why sleep late, … Continue reading

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Poem of the Week

Boston Boys at Circus Time It’s the Boston Boys at circus time On the ices of New England: Leo and Hal, and Stu and Sid, Boys full grown, Big Bill Converse and Henry Stone; metal tailors, Mean sailors, Bred racers … Continue reading

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Poem of the Week

Here’s another from Larry Hardman, but for some visual poetry check out this video sent by T at the NEIYA. It’s hands down the best iceboat racing video ever. Part of the magic is that it celebrates the travelling to … Continue reading

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Poem Of The Week

Dave Fortier has mined all the old CIBC newsletters for the poems of Dave Wilkins and the late Larry Harman. We will be adding them to the ice poetry department, see above, but meanwhile we will all have the pleasure … Continue reading

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