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Kwame Dawes Tells Haitian Stories through Poetry, Reporting

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[Sorry, the video for this story has expired, but you can still read the transcript here.] Nearly one year to the day since a magnitude…read more

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New Anthology Treats Rap Music as Poetry

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[Sorry this video has expired.] Rap as poetry – that’s the subject of a new anthology edited by two students of English literature at Yale…read more

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Art Program Helps HIV-Affected Children Express Themselves

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Like many of its neighbors, the East African country of Mozamique has been plagued by high rates of HIV/AIDS infection: one out of every eight…read more

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Writer Transforms Newspaper Articles into Poetry

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[Sorry, the video for this story has expired.] Writers get inspiration from all sorts of places, and for poet Austin Kleon, that inspiration came from…read more

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Poet Reflects on Working in Detroit’s Factories

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[Sorry, the video for this story has expired.] Pulitzer prize-winning poet Philip Levine didn’t always make a living writing verse; as a young man, he…read more

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