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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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    By Anjuli Fatima Raza Kolb

    One week last month, when it was unseasonably cold and rainy—which I loved because I was in a depression—there were suddenly mice flurrying everywhere in the courtyard.

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The Atlantic gives us the story behind Emma Lazarus's 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus,” the words of which have "seemed more visible since Donald Trump’s election." More, from poet and scholar Walt...

    Statue of Liberty
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Headlines making waves: On Wednesday, CNN reporter Jim Acosta quoted the most famous couplet from Emma Lazarus's 1883 poem "The New Colossus" in a public disagreement with White House senior aide Stephen Miller. Newsweek reports...

    Emma Lazarus
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    This morning, Tablet draws our attention to a festival celebrating the voices of immigrant poets starting today, the day before Emma Lazarus's 168th birthday. It's an online festival called "The New Colossus," featuring poems...

    Emma Lazarus
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