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Understanding Natural Disasters Through Poetry

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Poet and editor Jeffrey Yang has had many occasions to think about humans’ relationships with nature in the past year, with wildfires, floods, tornadoes and…read more

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Nicaraguan Poet Explores Universe, Cosmos in New Works

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Spanish poet Ernesto Cardenal is one of Latin America’s best-known writers, but he has also been one of its most controversial. During the Nicaraguan revolution,…read more

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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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