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A vertical poster featuring artwork by Rico Gatson shows Audre Lorde from the hips up, facing forward. Her hands are in her pockets and colorful rays extend behind her. Below this is a poem by Audre Lorde titled Smelling the Wind.
Smelling the Wind
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A poster featuring a mosaic by Sally Gill depicts a colorful foreground on which a slanted house sits against a starry night sky. Below this is a poem by Heather McHugh titled A Night in a World.
A Night in a World
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A poster featuring a colorful papercut collage by artist Xin Song depicts a perched bird amid a tree stalk and flowers. Below this is a poem by Kim Addonizio titled Cranes in August.
Cranes in August
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A poster featuring art by Doug and Mike Starn shows black tree branches splayed against a white and pale-yellow sky. Below is an excerpt from the poem Faithful Forest by Alberto Ríos.
Faithful Forest
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A poster featuring art by Laura F. Gibellini shows clothes pinned to a clothesline. A poem by Tina Chang titled Notes on Longing has been superimposed on the white sky.
Notes On Longing
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A poster featuring art by Lisa Sigal depicts a Brooklyn streetscape reflected in a storefront window with two maneki-neko facing out. Below the photo is a poem titled The Moment, written by Marie Howe.
The Moment
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A poster featuring art by Louis Delsarte depicts men and women celebrating the West Indian American Day Parade. Below this is a poem by Major Jackson titled Leave It all Up to Me.
Leave It All Up to Me
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A White poster with a leafy green vine sprouting from the left side. To the right is a poem in green text titled Dew, by Kay Ryan.
Dew
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Hide-and-Seek 1933
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A poster featuring art by Armando Mariño depicts a forward-facing owl against a bright yellow background and red flowers. Above the owl is a poem written in black text titled The Owl, by Arthur Sze.
The Owl
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A poster featuring art by Derek Lerner depicts a satellite-looking map in blue pen and ink. Superimposed on the art is a poem in white text titled Poem, written by Charles Simic.
Poem
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A poster featuring art by Mickalene Thomas depicts a colorful mosaic with a flower blooming in the right corner. Superimposed on the art is a poem in dark green text titled Remembering Summer, written by W.S. Merwin.
Remembering Summer
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A poster featuring art by Amy Bennett depicts neighbors sitting on the front porch of a suburban house. Above them, a man leans out an open window. The grass is green and a large tree is in full bloom. Below the art is a poem titled The Good Life, by Tracy K. Smith.
The Good Life
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Awaking in New York
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Lady Liberty
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A poster featuring art by Jean Shin depicts red El structures of the Second Ave El in the 1940s. Superimposed on the art is a poem in black text titled Scaffolding, written by Seamus Heaney.
Scaffolding
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A poster featuring art by Mary Temple depicts pale blue wall tile forming a fractured mosaic. Superimposed on the art is a poem in blue text titled Heaven, by Patrick Phillips.
Heaven
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A poster featuring art by Felipe Galindo depicts a person steering a carriage pulled by a white winged horse. Against the starry blue sky is a poem titled To the Reader: Twilight, written by Chase Twichell.
To the Reader: Twilight
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A poster featuring art by Holly Sears depicts a surreal oil painting of floating elephants and sea creatures. The backdrop consists of muted greens and yellows. The poster includes a poem titled West of rest is sleep, written by Jeffrey Yang.
[west of rest is sleep]
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A poster featuring art by Francesco Simeti depicts an imagined nature scene of colorful flora. Beside the artwork is a poem titled Voyager, written by Mary Ruefle.
Voyager
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A turquoise poster with an abstract gold design features a poem titled Grand Central, written by Billy Collins.
Grand Central
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Return by Robert Creeley
Return
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Fireflies in the Garden by Robert Frost.
Fireflies in the Garden
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features an excerpt from Macbeth by William Shakespeare
from Macbeth
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features an excerpt from Othello by William Shakespeare
from Othello
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Primitive, by Sharon Olds
Primitive
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Parlour-Piece, by Ted Hughes
Parlour-Piece
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Tongue of Wood, by Stephen Crane
Tongue of Wood
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled, To you, by Walt Whitman
To You
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A horizontal yellow poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Espresso, by Tomas Tranströmer. To the left of the poem is a steaming cup of coffee.
Espresso
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled A Coat, by W.B. Yeats.
A Coat
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled My Father, by Yehuda Amichai
My Father
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Old Men, by Ogden Nash.
Old Men
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features an excerpt from the poem, Sympathy, by Paul Laurence Dunbar. To the left of the poem is a pink interlinking rope.
Sympathy (an excerpt)
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A black horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Hermandad, by Octavio Paz in red text. On the right side, the poem has been translated from Spanish to English and is titled, Brotherhood.
Hermandad / Brotherhood
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features an excerpt from the poem, Dover Beach, by Matthew Arnold.
Dover Beach (an excerpt)
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A horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features an excerpt from the poem, You Say, I Will Come, by Lady Otomo No Sakanoe. The poem has been translated into English from Japanese on the left.
You say, “I will come.”
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled The Blue Boat, by Kathleen Jamie.
The Blue Boat
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top depicts a lush nature scene of insects, fruit on vines, and a small animal. Below the mosaic is a poem in green text titled Men Say They Know Many Things, by Henry David Thoreau.
Men Say They Know Many Things
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Wild Orchids, by Katha Pollitt.
Wild Orchids
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Communication, by Alicia Partnoy
Communication
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Delta, by Adrienne Rich.
Delta
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Just Children, by Adam Zagajewski.
Just Children
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Tell all the Truth, by Emily Dickinson.
Tell all the Truth...
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A yellow horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Hedgehog, by Chu Chen Po. To the bottom right of the poem is a blue illustration of a hedgehog.
Hedgehog
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features an excerpt from the poem, Coal, by Audre Lorde.
Coal (an excerpt)
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Leaf, by Bronislaw Maj.
A Leaf
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A light purple, horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features the poem, let there be new flowering, by Lucille Clifton.
let there be new flowering
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Encounter, by Czesław Miłosz.
Encounter
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A multi-toned purple poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Star, by Derek Walcott.
Star
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A horizontal poster with a mosaic at the top features a poem titled Autumn Leaves, by Marilyn Chin. In the background, green, yellow, and red leaves fall.
Autumn Leaves
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A white horizontal poster with a mosaic at the top features a poem titled I am Vertical, by Sylvia Plath.
I Am Vertical
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled To My Love, Combing Her Hair, by Yehuda Amichai.
To My Love, Combing Her Hair
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled Wilderness, by Lorine Niedecker.
Wilderness
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A white horizontal poster with a colorful mosaic at the top features a poem titled A Little Tooth, by Thomas Lux.
A Little Tooth
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Birth
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My Heart
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Delta
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Misgivings (an excerpt)
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Hunger
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Luck
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Keeping Things Whole
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For Friendship
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Aspects of Eve
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Suspended
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Those Winter Sundays
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To a Poor Old Women
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To My Love, Combing Her Hair
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Variations / Variación"
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Wall
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You Called Me Corazón
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Heat
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First Memory
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Encounter
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Brotherhood
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Blackberry Eating
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This is Just to Say
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"You Say 'I Will Come'"
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The Round (an excerpt)
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Autumn Leaves
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Happiness
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Love Is A Place
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