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A children's librarian who loves to excite youth about reading!

Doug McHargue’s “How Does It All Shake Out” after Brian Lackey

Doug McHargue shares her poem inspired by the Brian Lackey collage at Art of Poetry on June 17, 2017 at Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Gin Hurley. Doug McHargue HOW DOES IT ALL SHAKE OUT After “Past Lives” by … Continue reading

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Beth King’s “Full Moon in the Leaves” after Brian Lackey

Beth King photographed June 17, 2017 at Hickory Museum of Art for Art of Poetry as she shares her poem inspired by the Brian Lackey collage sculpture. Photo courtesy of Gin Hurley.   Beth King FULL MOON IN THE LEAVES After “Past … Continue reading

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Details for September Art of Poetry Submissions

Following are details for the next Art of Poetry at the Hickory Museum of Art: The submission deadline is September 2, 2017 and the reading will be September 16 at 2 pm. To submit, simply go to the museum and … Continue reading

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Gene DeMaegd’s “Radio Head” after Brian Lackey

Gene DeMaegd evolved from an Art of Poetry supporter to a participant when this collage by Brian Lackey inspired him to put pen to paper. Stop by Hickory Museum of Art and see what moves you! Photo courtesy of Gin Hurley, … Continue reading

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Tracy Hawkins’s “Hanging Balls With Sticks” after Jonathan Brilliant

Tracy Hawkins photographed with the whimsical sculpture that inspired her at the June 17, 2017 Art of Poetry event at Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Gin Hurley. Tracy Hawkins HANGING BALLS WITH STICKS After “Building a Smaller Universe” … Continue reading

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Melissa Hager’s “Musical Madness Menagerie” after Brian Lackey

Art of Poetry explored Brian Lackey’s Past Lives exhibit at Hickory Museum of Art on June 17, 2017. Melissa Hager was inspired to write about this piece. Photo courtesy of Gin Hurley. Melissa Hager MUSICAL MADNESS MENAGERIE After “Past Lives” … Continue reading

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Beverly Finney’s “Creation” after Jonathan Brilliant

It was a wonderful gathering for Art of Poetry on Saturday, June 17, 2017. This tour through Hickory Museum of Art explored exhibits by artists Jonathan Brilliant and Brian Lackey. We were excited to be joined by the museum’s new … Continue reading

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