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Poetry

Grim Honey
Poetry
Sunny Solomon

Grim Honey

Grim Honey You do not need an MFA in English to read  Jessica Barksdale’s latest collection of poetry, you need only to be among the

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Science and Art Joining Forces

Cross-Pollinations: The Marriage of Science and Poetry How can an Amy Clampitt poem contribute to diabetes research? How can science lend the missing puzzle piece

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Mercy
African American Writers
Joanne Mallari

Mercy

MERCY, A CLIFTON COLLECTION What a novel can do in three hundred pages, a good poem can do on one. Lucille Clifton does it in

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Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me – A book for the fearless.   Maya Angelou’s poem Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, accompanied by Basquiat’s contemporary art, makes for

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In Memory of Troy Davis

This is an older poem, but one I thought just as relevant today as when first written. At The Superior Court   Counsel speaks before

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Father’s Day Picks

Recommending a book for dad is much easier than a title for mom, at least that was my experience when I pounded the brick and

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Poetry
Sunny Solomon

Poets’ Corner

If you are a parent whose child has been introduced to poetry in school this year, you owe it to yourself and your child to

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