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

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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Kelly DeMaegd’s “Escape From The Bolshevik Revolution” after Anya Fisher

Art of Poetry’s Kelly DeMaegd reads her haunting poem inspired by Anya Fisher at the March 18, 2017 event at Hickory Museum of Art. The Fisher art piece was part of Woman Made, exhibited through April 2017. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading

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Beth King’s “Barren Trees of Winter” after Betty Garrou

Beth King shares her poem inspired by the Betty Garrou painting at Art of Poetry on March 18, 2017 in the Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford. Beth King BARREN TREES OF WINTER After “Two … Continue reading

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Douglas McHargue’s “Pretend Parade” after Maude Gatewood

Douglas McHargue paints another lovely picture through her poem about the Maude Gatewood piece from the WOMAN MADE exhibit. She is photographed at the March 18, 2017 Art of Poetry event at Hickory Museum of Art.  Submissions to be considered … Continue reading

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Brenda Smith’s “Broken” after Noelle Rassmussen

Art of Poetry’s Betty O’Hearn reads the poem written by Brenda Smith at the March 18, 2017 event at Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford.  Brenda Smith BROKEN BROKEN BROKEN BROKEN After “Revelations” by Noelle … Continue reading

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Kelly DeMaegd’s “Not My Story” after Kara Elizabeth Walker

Art of Poetry’s Kelly DeMaegd wrote her poem after the sculpted book by Kara Elizabeth Walker located in the upper left of the photo.  Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford. Kelly DeMaegd NOT MY STORY After “Freedom: A Fable” by … Continue reading

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Beverly Finney’s “Victoria Louise at Fifteen” after Agnes Millen Richmond

Beverly Finney talks about the painting from the Woman Made exhibit that inspired her poem at Art of Poetry. She is photographed at the March 18, 2017 event at Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford.  Beverly … Continue reading

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