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Looking back on Iraq

This week marks ten years since United States forces invaded Iraq in March, 2003. News outlets across the country have resurfaced their coverage of the American occupation, as well as produced new content about the repercussions of the decade-long conflict.

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The last book: The story of Poet Laureate Donald Hall

Writer Beth Macy tells the story of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall, his life of poetry, loss and creation, and his thoughts on publishing his final book of poems.

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The poetry of drinking

Who better to shepherd us through the season than some hard-drinking poets? Four bards imbibe and read selections from a new anthology.

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  Somalia is a ‘nation of poets’

Images of Somalia in the West speak to its war-torn history, but the country has a deeply rooted poetic tradition.

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