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Better Know A Poet Laureate: Robert Frost

"He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding." – John F. Kennedy, who invited Frost to read at his... More 
The American Poetry Review reaches a worldwide audience six times a year with the finest contemporary poetry, columns, interviews, photos, translations, and reviews. Every issue includes new voices, established masters, and... More 
For more than twenty years, Poets & Writers Magazine has been a trusted companion to writers who take their vocation seriously. Within its pages, our readers find provocative essays on the literary life, practical guidance for... More 
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Better Know a Poet Laureate: William Carlos Williams

Poetry can be written without strict adherence to rules of rhythm and rhyme. Appointed to his position in 1952, a combination of cold war McCarthyism and poor health prevented... More 
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Better Know A Poet Laureate: Billy Collins

What do people want from poetry? A song to sing, an image to remember, a rallying cry that inspires? Wait, it's okay, I'm not sure either! One of the jobs of the US Poet Laureate is to... More 
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Better Know a Poet Laureate: Charles Simic

Poetry does not have to be difficult. Many of us seem to imagine poems as odd word puzzles demanding to be solved while the wick of a cartoon bomb burns, threatening to... More 
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Better Know A Poet Laureate: Louise Glück

Louise Glück was one of the first poets to make a major impression on me. Hold on, it’s okay, I don’t get poetry either! This Better Know A Poet Laureate series is about not... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 14, 2013

1066 - The Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeated the English army and killed King Harold II of England at the Battle of Hastings, which was actually fought on Senlac Hill, seven miles... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 3, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!      1863 - President Abraham Lincoln declares that the last Thursday in November will be recognized as Thanksgiving Day along with Thursdays, November 30, 1865 and... More 
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Poetry Workshop with Eboniramm Join us for a jazz infused poetry workshop! 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18 Bostick Auditorium Poetry Lounge & Open Mic Let your voice be heard! Hosted by Eboniramm. Sign-up starts at 6:30 p.m. Open mic starts at 7:... More 


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