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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Smithsonian reports that for the first time in over two decades, a trove of once copyright-protected documents, including Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," will enter the...

    Robert Frost
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Yes, not only is it poetry month, it's also, as Evelyn Lamb explains at Smithsonian, "Math Poetry Month," because every April National Poetry Month and Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month intersect. "April...

    arithmetic adding numbers
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, Jason Miller details the civil rights leader's complicated friendship with poet Langston Hughes. At Smithsonian magazine, Miller explains, "For years,...

    Martin Luther King Jr. at Washington, D.C. Mall
  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Alex Palmer reports on the rare opportunity to see a selection of Robert Van Vechten's images at the Smithsonian this month. Thirty-nine photographs are on view in the museum's “Heroes...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    The conversation surrounding Ben Lerner's new book Hatred of Poetry has reached the Smithsonian—Smithsonian Magazine, that is. The institution's Senior Historian, David C. Ward, remarks that while the collection begins...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Washington Post poetry reviewer Elizabeth Lund invites readers to take a look inside a few of her favorite collections each month. For the month of July, she's chosen works by...

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The Poetry Foundation's blog for poetry and related news.

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