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Poetry Friday: Juan Felipe Herrera, 2012 Festival Poet

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Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Chicano Poet Laureate of California (Ironic, considering the State of California was originally part of the massive Las Californias territory of Mexico).  Like another Festival Poet, Benjamine Alire Saénz, who lives very close to … Continue reading

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Speaking of Nature

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Michelle Knapik, Environment Program Director Yesterday’s dedication of the Scott & Hella McVay Poetry Trail at Greenway Meadow Park punctuated a glorious autumn day with the spoken words of poets and the soulful, reverberating music of Paul Winter. The magic … Continue reading

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Poetry Fridays: Gerald Stern

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Martin Farawell, Program Director, Poetry The second poem Gerald Stern reads in this video clip from the 2008 Dodge Poetry Festival ends with the phrase, “the way my brain works.” Yet it is exactly how his brain works that pulls … Continue reading

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