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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Sophie Cabot Black

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  Today’s featured Festival film is a reading by Sophie Cabot Black from the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. Enjoy her poems “Already Broken,” “Somewhere in New Jersey is the Center” and  “Love Poem.” For more information about Sophie Cabot Black, check out our blog … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Festival Videos – Sharon Olds

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It’s Poetry Friday, and today we’re happy to share a reading by Sharon Olds featuring her poems “Sheffield Mountain Ode” and “Ode to my Whiteness” during the poetry sampler of the 2014 Dodge Poetry Festival. For more info on Sharon, check … Continue reading

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2010 Festival Poet: Aimee Nezhukumatathil

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Stacey Balkun, Festival Assistant A graduate of Ohio State University’s MFA program for both poetry and creative non-fiction, Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of Miracle Fruit, At the Drive In Volcano, and a forthcoming collection from Tupelo Press.  A dynamic … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: 2010 Festival Poet Oliver de la Paz

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Stacey Balkun, Festival Assistant Humans are drawn repeatedly to the narrative; our lives are a sequence of journeys from one place or time to another.  Situating these passages within the context of geography or time can reveal themes and motifs … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Joy Harjo

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry A member of the Muskoke/Creek Nation, Joy Harjo has said “Poetry, music and dance came into the world together. Will go out that way, together, too.” So it is no surprise that, during the Friday … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Martín Espada

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry In “Something Escapes the Bonfire,” a poem from his collection, The Republic of Poetry, Martín Espada recounts the story of Victor Jara, the Chilean songwriter and poet murdered by Augusto Pinochet’s military junta. Fellow prisoners … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Peter Cole

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Robert Frost is reputed to have said, “Poetry is what is lost in translation.” Poet and translator Peter Cole told a group of students at a recent Dodge Poetry Festival: “Poetry is what is found … Continue reading

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