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Matthew Daddona: House of Sound

There seems to be a sort of resurgence in the world of poetry recently. Something…

Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman and the Poetry of Presidential Inaugurations

“Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.”  Percy Shelley penned this famous phrase in…

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Astrological Signs of Your Favorite Creatives

Astrology can give us a glimpse into a person’s basic characteristics. Their flaws and their…

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Fran Lebowitz is the Dinner Party Guest We Can Only Wish For

Fran Lebowitz is a contradiction interested in contradictions. For instance, she despises people but loves…

Children’s Stories: Helpful Guidance Through Tough Times

It’s almost over.  2020 is almost done.  As we take stock of (or understandably block…

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Library Book Sales and Vinyl LPs are Little Joys We All Need

I love library book sales. There’s nothing quite like strolling down rows of folding tables…

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Stories We Tell: How Imagination Reveals Reality

An Interview with Dr. Patricia Leavy Art is often thought of as something separate. We…

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7 Stirring Poetry Books To Inspire Your Soul

Friday Nudge: Find poetry books that meet you where you’re at, yet transport you elsewhere…

Poet Laureate Andrea "Vocab" Sanderson

Creating Connection Through Poetry: San Antonio’s Poet Laureate Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson

Poet Laureate Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson Combines Art and Activism Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson doesn’t believe in…

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More Classic Novels for Your Summer Reading List

Seven more iconic books to add to your summer reading list With a more low-key…