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

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. Brenda Smith BROKEN BROKEN BROKEN BROKEN After “Revelations” by Noelle Rassmussen Dead and forgotten, abandoned, neglected, leaning … 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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Details for Exhibits and Submission Guidelines for June Art of Poetry

Following are the details for the next Art of Poetry at the Hickory Museum of Art: The submission deadline is June 3, 2017 and the reading will be June 17, 2017 at 2:00. Eligible exhibits are as follows: HICKORY STICKS: … Continue reading

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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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