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Poem of the Week: Bianca Spriggs

January 25, 2013
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Ornithology Lesson

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Poem of the Week: Aricka Foreman

January 18, 2013
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dream in which you survive and in the morning things are back to normal

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Poem of the Week: Amy King

January 11, 2013
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AND THEN WE SAW THE DAUGHTER OF THE MINOTAUR

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Poem of the Week: Rosebud Ben-Oni

January 4, 2013
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To the Night Shark

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2011: End of the Year Poem & Book Roundup

December 29, 2011
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b bearhart, Alexander Long, and Jonterri Gadson name their favorite books and poems from the 2011.

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Poem of the Week: Sridala Swami

October 31, 2011
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[A work of art is a problem]

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Poem of the Week: Roy Pérez

October 25, 2011
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[Lessons in Solitude from Men]

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Poem of the Week: Saeed Jones

October 20, 2011
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[The Blue Dress]

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Poem of the Week: Jonterri Gadson

October 12, 2011
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[To Women Waiting at the Gynecologist]

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Poem of the Week: b bearhart

October 6, 2011
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[He Who Talks With A Fist And The Voyeur]

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Briefly remembering

February 15, 2010
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Lucille Clifton said many things outside of poems that felt like poems, and many of us who were blessed to sit in front of her and hear her speak remembers these words.

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{insert shrug}

February 13, 2010

Here we are in the early days of Black History Month, churning steadily towards Women’s History Month, & chugging heartily towards National Poetry month; it is 2010. We are ending the Year of the Ox, charging headlong to the Tiger’s year; Valentine’s Day will, for some of us, be (wonderfully) subsumed by Chinese New Year. […]

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