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WILD!!!
housingworksbookstore:

My second-greatest dream (the first-greatest is to be on This American Life, duh) has come true: the New York magazine approval matrix! Unquestionably Highbrow + Brilliant, no less! For a giant poetry party! Don’t forget to follow Karolina and Saeed.

WILD!!!

housingworksbookstore:

My second-greatest dream (the first-greatest is to be on This American Life, duh) has come true: the New York magazine approval matrix! Unquestionably Highbrow + Brilliant, no less! For a giant poetry party! Don’t forget to follow Karolina and Saeed.

A Poem-A-Day Celebration: Janusz Szuber's "I Had Dreams"

celebratepoetry:

A poem that arrives in a single sentence brings a neat jolt of pleasure to the reader; for our final day, we offer one such by the great Polish poet Janusz Szuber, whose poems always seem forged in gratitude, even when they take on painful historical realities. In this spirit, and in…

Poem-a-day comes to a close with Janusz Szuber’s “I Had Dreams”.

Thanks for taking part in our fabulous poetry celebration. Big shout-out to Tumblr for collaborating with us on the poetry party held at Housing Works. And to all the poets showcased on CelebratePoetry.tumblr.com, your verse has inspired us all.

Until we meet again, read well.

Our poetry celebration (co-hosted w/ Tumblr) knocked my socks off. The spectacular evening at Housing Works Bookstore featured poet laureate Philip Levine and 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry, Tracy K. Smith. In addition, beloved newcomers Karolina Manko and Saeed Jones, dazzled the crowd with their sharp verse.