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Poets and Poems: Jeannine Hall Gailey and “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter”

1 Comment 31 March 2015

"The Robot Scientist's Daughter" by Jeannine Hall Gailey is a story of point-counterpoint of nature and technology, and the bargain we make between them.

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Native Air

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Poetry Prompt: Native Air

2 Comments 30 March 2015

Explore a bit more closely, the atmosphere you call home. Join our community for this week's poetry prompt. Share, read, and be inspired.

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Katie Hibner Poetry For Life Scholarship Finalist

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Poetry for Life Scholarship Finalist: Katie Hibner

1 Comment 28 March 2015

Come check out one of two finalists for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. We think you'll enjoy the unique poem entry that helped earn finalist status!

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Dylan Mathews Poetry for Life Scholarship Finalist

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Poetry for Life Scholarship Finalist: Dylan Mathews

1 Comment 28 March 2015

We've chosen our winner and finalists for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. Come meet one of the finalists and read one of the submitted poems.

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Leah Kovitch Poetry for Life Scholarship Winner

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Poetry for Life Scholarship Winner: Leah Kovitch

1 Comment 28 March 2015

It was a hard choice, but we've got a winner for the Poetry for Life Scholarship. Come meet the poet and read one of the submitted poems.

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the writing life

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The Writing Life: The Writer’s Delusion and Telling it Slant

16 Comments 27 March 2015

How does a writer tell the truth in her writing when it doesn't line up perfectly with the facts? Charity Singleton Craig considers the writer's delusion.

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Manhattanville Castle staircase

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Castle Conversations: Arianna Huffington at Manhattanville College

5 Comments 26 March 2015

Manhattanville College serves up intriguing Castle Conversations, beginning with Arianna Huffington, a woman both visionary and down-to-earth.

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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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A More Beautiful Question book club

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A More Beautiful Question: Improving the Questions We Ask

3 Comments 25 March 2015

In this week's book club discussion of Warren Berger's 'A More Beautiful Question,' we consider how to improve our questions before we jump to answer them.

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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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Wind, What's Your Name?

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Poetry Prompt: Wind, What’s Your Name?

33 Comments 23 March 2015

There are names for each bluster, gust, & breeze that blows through nearly every corner of the world. Capture the wind, name it, & write a poem. Join us!

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Lauritzen Gardens PitcherP lant

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Literary Tour: Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE

12 Comments 20 March 2015

As March roared in like a lion, Michelle DeRusha went searching for verdant life and warmth with a Literary Tour to Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, NE.

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Twitter Poems

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Twitter Poems: Top Ten Poetic Tweets

4 Comments 19 March 2015

Looking for poetry on Twitter? Look no further than our latest Top Ten Poetic Tweets, featuring some of the best Twitter poems we've seen lately.

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A More Beautiful Question

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A More Beautiful Question: What If You Sleep On It? (Book Club)

16 Comments 18 March 2015

Think you can do your work in your sleep? Warren Berger suggests that we might do our best creative thinking when we're asleep. Join us for our A More Beautiful Question book club discussion.

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt

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Our new Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt is a fantastical journey to the kingdom of make-believe. Listen along and write a storybook poem with us.

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