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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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2014 Featured Festival Poet: Sharon Olds

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Photo by Marcus Mam, Vogue, September 2012 Through ten collections of poems, Sharon Olds has turned an unflinching eye toward the ecstasies and sorrows of living in the human body. Every stage of life is meticulously observed and explored: childhood, … Continue reading

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A Successful 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival!

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We had an amazing time at the 2010 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, and for those who were able to come, we hope you did too. Who could forget performances by US Poets Laureate Kay Ryan, Rita Dove, Billy Collins … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: The 2010 Festival Poets

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry Starting next week and continuing into October, we’ll be using the Poetry Fridays blog to introduce the poets participating in the 2010 Dodge Poetry Festival.  Each post will feature brief profiles of one or more … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Published Yet?

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Khalil Murrell, Program Associate, Poetry Disregarding short bouts with writer’s block, I approach the daunting question posed by the blank page with greater ease and more tools—more colors in my poetic palate—than ever before. Much of this growth as a … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Sharon Olds

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry If the word “ode” summons up strains of Beethoven or lines from the English Romantics, listen to Sharon Olds’ “Ode to a Composting Toilet” and “Ode to a Tampon” for a brief introduction to how … Continue reading

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