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8 Reasons To Give The Gift Of Poetry This Season (via Bustle)

Consider those sophisticated people in your life for whom purchasing a gift is always a source of anxiety. The art-lover with a keen and discerning eye; the fashion enthusiast with idiosyncratic style; the bookworm who, it seems, has read absolutely everything. What if there was one thoughtful and unique gift you could present to them…Read more 8 Reasons To Give The Gift Of Poetry This Season (via Bustle)

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Trethewey’s poetry retrospective digs deep, unearths truths (via Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Natasha Trethewey turned to poetry to make sense of what happened after her mother was kidnapped and murdered more than three decades ago. In 1985, Trethewey’s stepfather pleaded guilty to the crime in DeKalb County and was sentenced to two consecutive life terms behind bars. Trethewey has said her first attempts at writing poetry about her…Read more Trethewey’s poetry retrospective digs deep, unearths truths (via Atlanta Journal Constitution)

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Your Voice: Simon Armitage – Poet laureate: the highest office in poetry | (via Guardian)

The Your Voice section of The Poet's List showcases articles and blog posts written by poets. These pieces may or not be about poetry. Most often, they are on topics with which the poet finds passion. You can find more of these posts, here: Your Voice. Language is our greatest invention. As a device for…Read more Your Voice: Simon Armitage – Poet laureate: the highest office in poetry | (via Guardian)