Magnetic poetry (Or: In the public library of The Hague)

When I was in the central library last week in The Hague, I came across a poetry exhibition using magnetic poetry:

magnetic poetry at The Hague public library

I had a few magnetic sets of my own over the years, but they ended up just gathering dust in my closet. I did give instructions to Mom to give them to the neighbor’s kids if they were interested, so maybe the random joy of making (and destroying) poems can come alive again.

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2 thoughts on “Magnetic poetry (Or: In the public library of The Hague)

  1. I need to get some of those! Also, I am finishing up a book called “My Father’s Gun” by the man named Brian McDonald. It is about 3 generations of NYC cops that got their start in Pearl River. Thought it was pretty neat. 🙂

  2. Cool read! I had no idea – never heard of the book, although I only lived in Pearl River for just over three years. If you’re interested in New York City and cops, I highly recommend “Friends of the Family” ( which is a true story about two cops who helped the Mafia by giving them information leading to eight murders. They were indicted in 2005.

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