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Poetry Matters Project

Mission: to build community connections through collaboration under guise of poetry.
Opening at 6:00 PM on Tuesday
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The Academy of American Poets, the originator and organizer of National Poetry Month, invites students living in the United States, U.S. Territories, or Tribal Nations who are in grades 9 through 12 to enter artwork to be considered for the National Poetry Month poster in 2021, the twenty-fifth a...

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Poet, Kwame Alexander is working with James Patterson to produce a tribute to Muhammad Ali. The book, titled Becoming Muhammad Ali released yesterday. To learn more about the collaboration click link below. Congratulations to this literary collaboration!

#MuhammadAli #poetscollaborate #JamesPa...

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FAREWELL Ruth Elaine Merriman,
June 15, 1931 – Sept 6, 2020,
We say farewell to Poetry Matters 2013 Literary Prize Winner Ruth Merriman
Who passed away peacefully at Peaks Care Center of Longmont at the age of 89.

Born and raised in Melrose, MA then Bangor, ME, Ruth graduated from Bangor High...

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Poetry Matters Project at 20
by Gabrielle Abrams

2020 marks twenty years of poetry and community for Augusta, Georgia’s treasured Poetry Matters Project. Many aspects of Poetry Matters have changed and expanded over the years, but it’s work by founder, Lucinda Clark, has remained consistent. C...

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It has been a while since our last post. We have been working to update a number of things that were in need of our attention in order to move forward.
The decision to continue was one the main actions we needed to consider.
Thanks to Kim McMillion and Tulane's TRIP program the road to conne...

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We are sheltering in place. We are also working with some of the fine interns with Tulane's TRIP program.
If you want to know what we are up to visit our Facebook page or listen to our recording at Sound Cloud. To find us just type in Poetry Matters Project.
Stay safe!

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Poetry Tears Down Walls

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