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Martha Collins

Kenyon College

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Ed Pavlić

Jimmy's Blues: Discussing the Poetry of James Baldwin

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Patricia Kirkpatrick

Great Twin Cities Poetry Read

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Joanna Higgins answers youth questions on WAITING FOR THE QUEEN

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April 2014 Newsletter: Poetry Takeover

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Materials for Poem in your Pocket Day

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"Volt of hysteria jag me, zigzagged and holyI will not unravel: O, pinking shears. O sawtoothed one." http://t.co/s8QjOd325i

"I am a good stenographer. My fingers tap out thoughts upon my thighs before they cross my lips' lush seam." http://t.co/s8QjOd325i

This just in! Enjoy this free sample of Martha Collins' new collection DAY UNTO DAY (what a beautiful book cover): http://t.co/4L7fCKxaYj

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