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Three Animators Bring to Life Three Beautiful Readings of Walt Whitman’s “A Noiseless Patient Spider”
Three Animators Bring to Life Three Beautiful Readings of Walt Whitman’s “A Noiseless Patient Spider”

“And you, O my Soul, where you stand, surrounded, surrounded, in measureless oceans of space…”

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Sylvia Plath’s First Job: How the Beloved Poet’s Formative Experience as a Farm Worker Shaped Her Writing
Sylvia Plath’s First Job: How the Beloved Poet’s Formative Experience as a Farm Worker Shaped Her Writing

“Farm work is one of the best jobs for getting to know people as they really are.”

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If Librarians Were Honest
If Librarians Were Honest

“If librarians were honest, they would say, No one spends time here without being changed…”

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Marianne Moore and the Crowning Curio: How a Poem Saved One of the World’s Rarest and Most Majestic Trees
Marianne Moore and the Crowning Curio: How a Poem Saved One of the World’s Rarest and Most Majestic Trees

“It is still leafing; still there. Mortal though.”

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Nikki Giovanni on What Amoebae Know About Love
Nikki Giovanni on What Amoebae Know About Love

“We live in a world requiring light and Darkness … partnership and solitude … sameness and difference…”

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Blair Sets Emily Dickinson’s “Farewell” to Song Shortly Before His Death
Blair Sets Emily Dickinson’s “Farewell” to Song Shortly Before His Death

“And kiss the hills for me, just once…”

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