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Astropoetica: Why, Sky?, by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

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Combining poetry, science, stargazing, people-gazing, looking outward, and looking inward, Astropoetica is quickly becoming one of my favorite new poetry journals. 

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Natasha Trethewey Named Poet Laureate - News Releases (Library of Congress)

Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced the appointment of Natasha Trethewey as the Library’s Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2012-2013.
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Natasha Trethewey Named U.S. Poet Laureate | Art Beat: PBS NewsHour

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Natasha Trethewey will be the 19th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, the Library of Congress announced on Thursday.
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Natasha Trethewey Is Named Poet Laureate

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Natasha Trethewey, whose work explores memory and overlooked lives, will be named poet laureate.
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New U.S. Poet Laureate: A Southerner To The Core : NPR

Natasha Trethewey, 46, is among the youngest U.S. poet laureates and only the second to hail from the South. Trethewey's work explores issues of mixed race, history and memory.
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It's Raining Poems! 100,000 Of Them.

It's Raining Poems! 100,000 Of Them. | Poetry On the Sidewalk | Scoop.it

London was bombed last night, by helicopter, right along the south bank of the Thames. Nobody was hurt, thank heaven, or thank thank the muses, because it was not explosives, but poems that rained down on the city. Read the whole story here.

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stuartporteous's comment, June 28, 2012 7:41 PM
Simply BEAUTIFUL...Thank you Dave!!!
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New U.S. Poet Laureate: A Southerner To The Core : NPR

Natasha Trethewey, 46, is among the youngest U.S. poet laureates and only the second to hail from the South. Trethewey's work explores issues of mixed race, history and memory.
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Natasha Trethewey Named 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

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WASHINGTON — A poet-historian representing a younger generation of writers will soon take office on Capitol Hill, overlooking the politicians, in a lesser-known post enshrined in federal law.
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