Today, Monday Muse offers a 20:30-minute excerpt from the fascinating film "The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg" by Jerry Aronson.
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Monday Muse profiles North Carolina's new Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti:
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Monday Muse profiles the "Godmother of African American poetry", Naomi Long Madgett. The trailer for an award-winning documentary about Madgett's life and work is featured.
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Today Monday Muse profiles briefly the Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali, who died in October. I've included an excerpt from one of his poems and a list of resources, including sites offering his work online. In addition, I include video of a PBS interview with the poet and a video of the poet's appearance at the Dodge Festival in 2006. I highly recommend Adina Hoffman's biography "My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness", which I have read.…Continue
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David M. Parsons, who began serving as the Poet Laureate of Texas in May of this year and will conclude his term in May of 2012, is the subject of today's Monday Muse profile.
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This post profiles the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in eastern Oregon. Its mission is to provide opportunities for Native Americans to develop their artistic gifts. It produces an array of wonderful prints.
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Today's post is a brief profile of poet Chris Abani. Included is a TED Talk he gave in 2008 in which he muses on humanity. He's a marvelous story-teller and deeply inspirational.
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