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the best in poetry

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The Best in Poetry: This Month’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 26 March 2015

Writing conferences pert'near South Dakota, making carrots into clarinets, art you can't see unless it's raining. It has to be our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Poets and Poems: Brian Felsen and “Female Figure (Possibly Venus)”

1 Comment 24 March 2015

"Female Figure (Possibly Venus)" by Brian Felsen is a collection of twenty-two poems that explores love, relationships and the artistic imagination.

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Cantor Art Center

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Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

9 Comments 13 March 2015

Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.

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the best in poetry

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

4 Comments 12 February 2015

Writing your way to a better life, Langston doodles, literary restaurant reviews and becoming mermaids. It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Literary Tour: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

10 Comments 04 February 2015

Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha's Joslyn Art Museum.

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Literary Tour: Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE

12 Comments 07 January 2015

Take a literary tour of Lincoln's Sheldon Museum of Art, from the giant head on the steps to giant torn pages in the breeze and everything in between.

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Neuberger Museum of Art

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Literary Tours: Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, NY

6 Comments 22 October 2014

Go back to the Neuberger Museum of Art at New York's Purchase College with former museum staffer, Victoria Addesso in our latest Literary Tour.

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The Best in Poetry: Top Ten Poetic Picks

10 Comments 31 July 2014

Trouble in the Little Free Libraries, the shocking truth about boredom, words to make your poetry legit, Neruda's new old poems, and why Tim Tebow sells more books than Billy Collins. It's the best in poetry (and poetic things in our latest Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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Literary Tours Rex Hausmann Cody Center

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Literary Tours: Rex Hausmann’s Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center

14 Comments 03 January 2014

Tweetspeak Literary Tours take us many places. This time we visit Rex Hausmann's Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center on the grounds of Laity Lodge retreat center.

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Literary Tours: Matisse at Indianapolis Art Museum

10 Comments 04 December 2013

The work of Henri Matisse was not made to capture an impression, nor an exacting representation. His work captures the essence. Sort of like good writing.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

5 Comments 24 October 2013

Chocolate sells books, poetry in the Windsor knot, the most famous book in South Dakota, and where money and writing collide: It's our Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 19 September 2013

Poetry as diplomacy, waiting for tattoos, unsplitting infinitives and the poetry of labor. all this and more in This Week's Top Ten Poetic Picks.

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This Week’s Top Ten Poetic Picks

3 Comments 27 June 2013

Book doodles, flower-power drone poetry bombs, Papa on Facebook, refrigerator poetry, and Afghani poetry--it's all here in this week's Top Ten Poetic Picks!

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The Poet’s Son: Ai Weiwei

19 Comments 19 June 2013

Charity Singleton Craig explores Ai Weiwei's exhibit "According to What?" pondering the question of what it is that makes something art art along the way.

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