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The work of Contemporary Poets is discussed.

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Acorn Media
1 Season, 8 Episodes
Learning & Education
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Bill Moyers: The Language of Life Full Episode Guide

  • Poems exploring the pain and courage required to stand out, fit in, and stand up, by Lucille Clifton and David Mura.

  • "Moving to the heart of things" with Adrienne Rich, celebrating muliculturalism with Victor Hern?ndez Cruz, and jazzing with Michael S. Harper.

  • Expressions of rage and forgiveness by Jimmy Santiago Baca, of identity and duality by Marilyn Chin, and of aging and wisdom by Robert Bly.

  • Everyday heroes and heroines in poems by former Sandinista revolutionary Daisy Zamora; "landscapes of the mind" by Gary Snyder.

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