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Listen to Poet Laureates of Kenosha and Racine

Speaking of Our Words – May 2015

This month’s show features conversation with poet laureates of Kenosha and Racine, Jean Preston and Nick Ramsey. 57 more words


A Fine and Generous Revolution

It was on this day in 1804 that the French Senate selected Napoleon Bonaparte as Emperor of France, a permanent resident of history and comedy. 210 more words


Alfred Lord Tennyson Quotes

Alfred Lord Tennyson was born on August 6, 1809 in England and died October 6, 1892.He followed William Wordsworth as Poet Laureate of Great Britain. He held that position from 1850 to the time of his death in 1892, the longest tenure of any laureate. 152 more words

Julaina Kleist-Corwin

in today's Seattle Times

Be sure to read the reflections by state poet laureate Elizabeth Austen on the opinion page of today’s Seattle Times. Find “How poetry can help us say the unsayable” on page A15 or online.


Poets I Want to Make Sure You Know - Lucille Clifton

“tell me your names…”

Lucille Clifton – Poet Laureate of Maryland 1979 – 1985, two time Pulitzer Prize nominee for Poetry


Virginia's Poet Laureate visits NBS

North Branch was very fortunate to have Ron Smith, Poet Laureate of Virginia, visit for National Poetry Month. The former teacher to NBS’s Stuart Gunter delighted students with insights, stories, and answers to their burning questions. 118 more words


Proud Daughter Moment

My Dad is the single most inspiring person I know. From the time I was old enough to walk I remember him pursuing and following his dreams at all costs. 303 more words

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