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It’s Summer, Have Some Poetry on a Stick

From Minnesota’s KSTP: The Minnesota State Fair isn’t the only place you will find something on a stick. This week, Jason Davis meets up with a poet who distributes his poetry the Minnesota way. David Bengston thinks outside the box. In order to get his poetry out into the public, he prints cards of poetry [...]
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Meeting Poet S.A. Griffin & Viewing The Poetry Bomb

Writing / Poetry : Poetic Asides (4 years ago)

S.A. Griffin is one of those cool poets who really lives for poetry and spreading he word about poetry. Recently, he's undertaken what I think is just an awesome poetic experiment called The Poetry Bomb. Basically, he bought a bomb,... Read Post

The New York Times asks, “Does Poetry Matter?” -- Poetry News

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog (4 years ago)

In response to David Biespiel’s essay in this month’s Poetry Magazine, Gregory Cowles investigates whether or not poets have a place in civic life: I had some fun substituting “pipe fitter” for “poet” throughout Biespiel’s essay (“A... Read Post

Academy of American Poets NYC Summer Poetry Series

Writing / Poetry : Harriet: The Blog (last year)

If you’re in NYC this sweltering summer and can bear to temporarily venture outside of air conditioning, the Academy of American Poets will make it worth your while. The Academy is continuing its free annual summer poetry readings w... Read Post


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