Tag Archives: Pablo Neruda

Ask a Poet: Marina Carreira

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This fall, we’re hosting a High School Regional Mini-Festival at the Paul Robeson Center in Newark. Through readings and performances, Q&As and discussions, a group of poets will engage with hundreds of Newark high school students over the course of one school day in … Continue reading

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Poetry: Thomas Lux, 2012 Festival Poet

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Talking to students at the Dodge Festival in 2000, Thomas Lux described his life as a poet as “like any other job.  You pack your lunch pail and you go to work.”  This very down-to-earth approach of reveals something essential … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: 2010 Festival Poet Marjorie Barnes

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Khalil Murrell, Program Associate, Poetry What is the connection between music and poetry?  Stevie Wonder and Bob Dylan come to mind as singers whose lyrics are said to be rather “poetic.”  Some singers have even braved the task of actually … 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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