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Life on Mars: Space Exploration Through Poetry

As the Space Shuttle Endeavor rockets into space one last time, a poet here on earth explores the cosmos through words. Tracy K. Smith, a creative writing professor at Princeton University, talks about her book, Life on Mars, which ponders the relationship between our lives and the universe.

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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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