Remembering Mary Oliver (1935-2019)

By Julie Barber On January 17, 2019, we all said goodbye to one of the most respected and decorated American poets of our time. Mary Oliver was a Pulitzer Prize winner, holder of the National Book Award for Poetry, and beloved poetry stereotype butt-kicker. Before I discovered Mary Oliver’s work, I was scared to death […]

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Don’t Overthink, Just Do It: Part 2

By: Sam Lundy Rhyming Rhyming is something that we all have admired since the first time we heard “Hickory Dickory Dock.” We all grew up listening to nursery rhymes and reading Dr. Seuss. Many people assume that poems must rhyme, when that is so far from the truth. Poems have evolved so much farther than […]

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