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

Melissa Hager’s “Mrs. Moon and the Land of Opals” after Elizabeth King

Woman Made’s exhibit has now left Hickory Museum of Art, but many of the images live on here at our website. Art of Poetry’s Melissa Hager is photographed reading a poem inspired by artist, Elizabeth King. Photo courtesy of Roger and … Continue reading

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Betty O’Hearn’s “Happy Flags” after Lauerman

Art of Poetry’s Betty O’Hearn rejoices for the arrival of spring in this poem inspired by the Josephine Moretz Shipley Lauerman painting, an artwork in the Woman Made exhibit at Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford. … Continue reading

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Beth King’s “Purpling Assertion” after Denise Lisiecki

Beth King shares her poem with the audience at the March 18, 2017 Art of Poetry event at Hickory Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford. Beth King PURPLING ASSERTION After “Aspects of Creativity” by Denise Lisiecki … Continue reading

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Robert Manchester’s “Strangers II” after Maud Gatewood

A first for Art of Poetry, poet friends write individual poems about the same artwork as a call and response.  Read how Robert Manchester replies to the drenched pedestrian of Patricia Deaton’s poem from last week’s post. Robert Manchester STRANGERS … Continue reading

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Patricia Deaton’s “Stranger” after Maud Gatewood

Patricia Deaton shares her poem inspired by Maud Gatewood’s painting for the Woman Made exhibit at Art of Poetry on March 18, 2017. In a neat twist, a poet friend of Patricia responded with his own poem.  It will be … Continue reading

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Douglas McHargue’s “Dance of Your Dreams” after Mary Charles Griffin

Douglas McHargue talks about her poem with the audience inspired by the painting of Mary Charles Griffin at the March 18, 2017 Art of Poetry.  The painting is part of the “Woman Made” exhibit through April 23 at Hickory Museum … Continue reading

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Join Art of Poetry Saturday, March 18 at Hickory Museum of Art

Join the next Art of Poetry event at Hickory Museum of Art this Saturday, March 18 beginning at 2 pm in the front entrance of the museum.  Explore current exhibits  including “Woman Made”- through poetic works inspired by artworks.  Hope … Continue reading

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