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Poet Naomi Shihab Nye: 'Telling a Story Helped Us Figure Out Who We Were'

When shaping verse, poet Naomi Shihab Nye reflects on her Palestinian heritage, family, and the power of humanity. Nye discusses her most recent compilation of work, Transfer, and what inspires her to continue crafting thoughtful and expressive poems.

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NewsHour Poetry Series

The Poetry Series, featured on the PBS NewsHour and funded by the Poetry Foundation, engages a broader audience with poetry through a series of thoughtful, in-depth reports on contemporary poets and poetry.
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    Engaging a broaderaudience through a series of throughful, in-depth reports on contemporary poets and poetry.
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