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April 2019

Favorite Poem Event

April 7, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
St. Denis Hall, 23 Church Street
Harrisville, NH 03450 United States
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The Favorite Poem Project, conceived of by Robert Pinsky, former US Poet Laureate, is a gathering of individuals to share their favorite poems with each other, revealing personal ties to specific poems. The Loom’s Favorite Poem Event is a time to come together to hear poems presented by members of the Harrisville community and neighbors

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May 2019

Andrea Cohen & Maggie Dietz

May 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
St. Denis Hall, 23 Church Street
Harrisville, NH 03450 United States
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Andrea Cohen’s collections include Unfathoming (Four Way Books, 2017), Furs Not Mine (Four Way, 2015), Kentucky Derby (Salmon Poetry, 2011), Long Division (Salmon Poetry, 2009), and The Cartographer’s Vacation (Owl Creek Press, 1999). Her new book, Nightshade will appear this year from Four Way Books. …both gut-wrenching and paradoxically delightful about her work is the element of surprise; the poems feel effortless to the reader…The brevity of these poems allows the reader to devour them quickly, only to pause and then go back, and then go…

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November 2019

Ellen Doré Watson & George Kalogeris

November 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
St. Denis Hall, 23 Church Street
Harrisville, NH 03450 United States
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Ellen Doré Watson previous director of the Poetry Center at Smith College and named one of “24 Poets for the 21st Century” by the Library Journal has written five books of poetry and many translations from Portuguese. Robert Pinsky described her work as “interrogative, tender, wildly inventive.” Gerald Stern echoed, writing “The poems are wild, delirious…yet the (smart) organizing principle is this mind, ever alert, choosing and sorting.” Her most recent book is pray me stay eager (Alice James Books,…

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March 2020

2020 Favorite Poem Event

March 8 @ 4:30 pm
St. Denis Hall, 23 Church Street
Harrisville, NH 03450 United States
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It’s almost time to come together for the second year, to hear about 15 favorite poems presented by members of the community. To submit your favorite poem, download the submission form now to get started. Choose a poem (not one written by you or a family member, that’s the only rule,) and talk about its significance to you, personally. Send your submission in by FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020. You can look up videos at www.favoritepoem.org for examples.

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April 2020

Major Jackson and Didi Jackson

April 19 @ 4:30 pm
The Harrisville Community Church, 13 Canal Street
Harrisville, NH 03450 United States
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