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Literature and Poetry Are Art

Literature and Poetry are Art

My students came to me with limited knowledge of literature. It wasn’t their field of study, but they needed a class like mine to graduate. They knew what they liked, and they loved to read, but they often didn’t know a metaphor from a simile or how to spot symbolism within the narrative. I didn’t […]

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Weekend Chats: Heart in the Hills

Weekend Chats: Heart in the Hills

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. -Max Ehrmann from his poem Desiderata In the summer of 2009, amidst all the hustle of New York City, I met Amy. We were both there for a class, Broadway and Beyond. We spent seven days in the

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Weekend Chats

Weekend Chats: Telling the Stories of Amazing People

Blogging isn’t just about me sharing with you my experiences, opinions, thoughts, whatever. It is a community. A community of artists across all genres and mediums. I am humbled to be among some wonderful people, so I wanted to start featuring some of them on my little corner of the Internet. Some of these amazing

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