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Orem Reads Finale: Robert Pinsky

The library is pleased to wrap up this year’s Orem Reads on Wednesday, October 2 at 7:00pm in the Storytelling Wing, with a visit from modern American master Robert Pinsky. 45 more words

In The Library

20th Poet Laureate Shares Reflective Pieces During Inaugural Reading

“I’ve said what I had to say

As melodiously as it was given to me.

I’ve said what I had to say

As far down as I could go.

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National Poetry Day in Arkansas

This poem was written especially for The
Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni National Poetry
Day in Arkansas, 2012

In Rosa’s Honor

As poet laureate, Rosa was great! 70 more words


NC Poet Laureate Nomination Suggestions

Last week I posted a survey asking for the names and qualifications of poets in North Carolina for those who aren’t sure who they might want to nominate. 2,284 more words

The Poet Who Knows It But Didn't Get Paid For It

Some time back people starting realizing that the stupid Facebook mobile app was a data hog because the inane “auto play” on posted videos. Articles and conversations made it into the day about how to turn that off, so as to save data charges and stop the video from automatically playing. 470 more words

News & Notes

The Beginning

We’re here to start from the beginning

Like the first page of a school book,

The one directly after the inside cover full of past scrawl and unrequited names, 172 more words


Niel and Drury link up for HEART UK charity booklet

Romantic thriller writer Tony Drury has collaborated with Milton Keynes’ Poet Laureate Mark Niel to produce another charity booklet for HEART UK – The Cholesterol Charity. 242 more words