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MAGICAL POETRY BLIMP PILOT’S GUIDE ready for download

Monday, August 1st, 2011

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© Rick Cortes

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THE MAGICAL POETRY BLIMP PILOT’S GUIDE
A Handbook to Reading, Writing & Learning Poetry by Heart

Courtesy Poetry Foundation

California poet laureate Carol Muske-Dukes

from Figueroa Press,
Los Angeles

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Edited by Carol Muske-Dukes, California Poet Laureate, with Diana Arterian
Contributors: Diana Arterian, Stephanie Carrie, Polina Chebotareva, Billy Collins, Rick Cortes, Yale Deskins, Johnny Driggs, Jennifer Fox Henry Frazier, Cristina Garcia, Garrison Keillor, Diane Luby Lane, Casey McAlduff, John Muske, Carol Muske-Dukes, Robert Pinsky, Amy Sampson, Juliana Xuan Wang, Marlys West, Elizabeth Wilcox, Jamie Wolf, and Cecilia Woloch.

The Magical Poetry Blimp is a source of “pro-active poetry,” a dramatic approach to the teaching of poetry in the classroom and in the community. The Blimp is a vehicle for the imagination — techniques for learning and loving poems. The Magic Poetry Blimp is the official project of Carol Muske-Dukes, as Poet Laureate of the state of California — though The Blimp, in partnership with Get Lit and the Get Lit Players, reaches audiences throughout the state of California — and beyond.

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