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Poet Nye: 'Telling a Story Helped Us Figure Out Who We Were'

Clip: 04/12/2012 | 4m 58s

When shaping verse, poet Naomi Shihab Nye reflects on her Palestinian heritage, family and the power of humanity. Jeffrey Brown and Nye discuss her most recent compilation of work, "Transfer," and what inspires her to continue crafting thoughtful and expressive poems.

Aired: 04/12/12

Rating: NR

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