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tonight in Bellingham!

Every day is a busy day for the Washington State Poet Laureate, Tod Marshall, so Bellingham is particularly pleased that he is here as the… 37 more words


5 Poetic Failures Part 1

What is a poet? There are the laureates recognized by the crown. The few who gather a community or a following around them. Or at least those who have been published. 1,409 more words


Two Poems by William Stafford

Rummaging through a friend’s bookshelves is a great pleasure. I knew William Stafford’s name but not his work. Here are two of this poems – first, Passing Remark and second, Looking for Gold: 174 more words


Y is for YEATS

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I’m proud to be a part of a wonderful organization called the Writers of Kern. They are having a “Blog Challenge” and I’m participating. 501 more words

RCAH Center for Poetry, Lansing Poetry Club making the bid for Michigan Poet Laureate

By Kelsey Block

“Poetry is a life-cherishing force. For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry.” –Mary Oliver…

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“40 Stories” Spotlight: Juan Felipe Herrera

To celebrate our 40th Anniversary, we asked forty of our amazing grantees, past and present, to tell the story of their work and their relationship with the California Arts Council.  439 more words



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