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Vacation Poetry Inspiration: Mount Rainier National Park

I have just returned from a trip to Mount Rainier, located in Washington, where every experience was fodder for a poem. From the majesty of sub-alpine wildflower meadows, chipmunks zipping across the road, the contrast between glacier melt and snow melt rivers, to the buzz of mosquitoes when you stop to gaze in wonder at the spectacle before you. 235 more words

Family Literacy

Wave Poem, Ian Hamilton Finlay, 1976, Almond Drive Underpass, Livingston

The Wave Poem is a literally concrete, concrete poem by a major Scottish artist. It was commissioned by the then Livingston Town Artist, Denis Barns who collaborated with Hamilton Finlay on companion pieces for one of the main public approaches to the Livingston town shopping centre. 267 more words

Environmental Art