‘A Thousand Mornings’ With Poet Mary Oliver

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I’m Rachel Martin. Mary Oliver is a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet whose body of work is largely filled with imagery of the natural world. Her most recent collection is titled “A Thousand Morning.” I spoke with her from member station WSHU in...
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Book Writing Basics : How to Become a Better Writer

Hi i’m Brenda Martin with Bren Mar communication in Tampa Florida, and I am here to talk to you about how to become a better writer everyone who writes wants to become a better writer. It’s going to happen naturally just did you continue practicing like everything else...
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The Poet’s View – Anthony Hecht

I have no advice to offer anyone who wants to be a poet, but I can tell you what W.H. Auden once said in general. He said that if some person came to him and said, “I want to be a poet because I have something very urgent...
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Group Finals at the Middle East Downstairs

Austin Poetry Slam (Austin, TX) The Intangible Slam (New York City, NY) ABQ Slams (Albuquerque, NM) Dallas Poetry Slam (Dallas, TX) Elevated! (San Diego, CA) Houston Poetry Slam (Houston, TX) Knoxville Poetry Slam (Knoxville, TN) Austin Neo Soul (Austin, TX) Houston VIP (Houston, TX) Eclectic Truth (Baton Rouge,...
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Thank you!

We did it! The 2011 National Poetry Slam has come and gone, and we at the host city committee owe a great debt of thanks to all of you who attended, volunteered, watched, and judged our events. We are especially thankful to those of you who waited so...
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Saturday Make-Up SemiFinal (Bout 4)

First off we need to thank local Poet Richard Cambridge for helping to make this event possible, and the staff at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church for stepping up to provide us with a venue to redo the YMCA SemiFinal Bout after Friday night’s misfortune. Lastly to the...
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