Monthly Archives: October 2013

“A Woody,” by Brenda Smith, after Barbara Simmons’ “Ancient History”

Brenda Smith A WOODY after Barbara Simmons’ “Ancient History” He always talked about his Woody affectionately, like all other cars before or after were just vehicles, but his Woody was a live being. His youth, his passion. No car like … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem Started

With that rather weak allusion to the classic Steppenwolf song in honor of the current Road Trip exhibit, I am announcing the details about the next Art of Poetry at the Hickory Museum of Art reading. The submission deadline is … Continue reading

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“Curves Ahead” by Melissa Hager after Craig Anthony’s photomosaic

Craig Anthony’s intricate photomosaic also inspired several responses. Here is one by Alexander County Children’s Librarian and regular Art of Poetry contributor, Melissa Hager. A photo of Anthony’s original is included below, but this is one work of art you … Continue reading

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“The Art of Poetry” by Scott Owens after Larry Heath’s “Orange Moon”

Here is another poem inspired by Larry Heath’s “Orange Moon” and read at the September Art of Poetry.  This one is also a sort of “theme song” for the series as it makes claims for both art and poetry.  It … Continue reading

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