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Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Power of Music
Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Power of Music

“Even poetry, Sweet Patron Muse forgive me the words, is not what music is.”

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Why Adrienne Rich Became the Only Person to Decline the National Medal of Arts
Why Adrienne Rich Became the Only Person to Decline the National Medal of Arts

“I don’t think we can separate art from overall human dignity and hope.”

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William Wordsworth on Pleasure as the Shared Heart of Poetry and Science
William Wordsworth on Pleasure as the Shared Heart of Poetry and Science

“Poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge; it is the impassioned expression which is in the countenance of all Science.”

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Mark Twain and Rudyard Kipling Critique the Media
Mark Twain and Rudyard Kipling Critique the Media

“There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.”

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Proust’s Previously Unknown Illustrated Poems
Proust’s Previously Unknown Illustrated Poems

“As you read the poems, the lapidary wall of Great Writer dissolves and the person expands horizontally.”

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To This Day: A Collaborative Animated Spoken-Word Poem About the Lifelong Pain of Bullying
To This Day: A Collaborative Animated Spoken-Word Poem About the Lifelong Pain of Bullying

Soul-stirring words in 20-second fragments of creativity.

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