June 12th, 2009

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Pay What You Can

I'm pleased to see this community-friendly response to the recession:

Business Booming at Pay-What-You-Want Cafe
As restaurants compete for customers in a cash-strapped economy, the SAME cafe in Denver has doubled its business since the recession. The reason is that there are no prices on the menus, just a "Pay what you can" philosophy. If you can't afford to pay at all for the largely organic, homemade food, you can volunteer to wipe tables, weed the garden or wash dishes.(Reuters Video)
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Generally Sponsored Poetry Poll for June 2009

Some general funding has arrived, so here is the generally sponsored poetry poll following the June 9, 2009 Poetry Fishbowl. You get your pick of one poem in the $10-15 range.

Poll #1415000 Generally Sponsored Poetry from June 2009 Fishbowl

Which of the following poems would you most like to see published?

The Bringers of Spring
0(0.0%)
Keeping the World on Course
4(26.7%)
The Promises of Paper
3(20.0%)
Quicker Than the Eye
1(6.7%)
The Work Revealed
1(6.7%)
Immersed in Miracles
2(13.3%)
The Witch and the Frizzled Hen
4(26.7%)