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We’re past the halfway mark in National Poetry Month, exuding poems each day, no doubt. Caught up in the whirlwind of readings and writings, some news is late (but not too late) to capture our attention, including this: the good folks at… 24 more words


Cuba Then: Rare Vintage Photos of Cuba before the Revolution 

Isabel Raphael (Conde Nast) features a photo gallery with images from the new edition of Cuba Then: Rare and Classic Images from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection… 227 more words

New Books

Happy Poetry Month!

“Killing Mark”

by Richard Blanco

His plane went down over Los Angeles
last week (again), or was it Long Island?
Boxer shorts, hair gel, his toothbrush… 279 more words


Got Poem?

Posted by Tom

It’s National Poetry Month once again, and as usual, Seattle and its libraries are awash in poetry events.

The Northeast Branch is hosting its annual all-ages poetry contest, in which everyone is invited to submit a poem at any time in April, and potentially win prizes (including the Wedgie grand prize trophy) and read their poems aloud at the… 175 more words