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International author and poet Richard Blanco to talk about cultural identity at BCC

What might sound like a routine poetry reading and discussion promises to be much more as Berkshire Community College (BCC) hands its microphone to critically acclaimed poet and author Richard Blanco. 391 more words

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Somewhere to Paris

The vias of Italy turn to memory with each turn
and clack of the train’s wheels, with every stitch
of track we leave behind, the duomos return again… 169 more words

Richard Blanco's proposal: teach contemporary poets to kids 1st, then give them the classics in college

From Richard Blanco: Finding the Poetry in Life, Maayan Silver, February 20, 2016, WUWM: 

…while the classics are important, they can also be “hard to connect with.” According to Blanco, it makes more sense to start the process with poetry that is “relevant at the moment.”

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Venezuela 1-0 Costa Rica - International Friendly (2 February 2016)

International Friendly

Tuesday 2 February 2016 – Estadio Agustín Tovar, Barinas

Venezuela 1-0 Costa Rica 

Video Highlights of Wilker Ángel’s goal in Venezuela 1-0 Costa Rica, International Friendly, 2 February 2016 ( 1,118 more words

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What Richard Blanco’s Looking for the Gulf Motel Taught Me About Identity

As I lay curled up in an armchair reading Richard Blanco’s third book Looking for the Gulf Motel, I was struck by his diversity and approach. 354 more words

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An Interview with Richard Blanco and Dav Pilkey on Their Picture Book, One Today

At President Obama’s second Inauguration in 2013, Richard Blanco debuted his poem “One Today,” a tribute to America which examines the beauty and heartbreak that are a universal part of the human experience. 1,459 more words

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Poem of the Week: Burning in the Rain by Richard Blanco

Someday compassion would demand

I set myself free of my desire to recreate

my father, indulge in my mother’s losses,

strangle lovers with words, forcing them… 169 more words

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