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Poetry in Motion from Coast to Coast Book

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by Brett Fletcher Lauer (Editor), Elise Paschen (Editor, Introduction)

 

Originated in 1992 in New York City, the Poetry in Motion program traveled to Chicago and now appears in eleven cities nationwide, from Baltimore to Houston, Portland to Los Angeles. The wonderfully diverse poets represented include Sherman Alexie, William Blake, Billy Collins, Sharon Olds, Langston Hughes, Pablo Neruda, and Joy Harjo, among many others. Read this volume and re-create the feeling of being captured unexpectedly—for a special moment—by the truth and wit of these brief poems.

 

Paperback; 180 pages; 0.8 x 0.1 x 0.5 inches; ISBN: 978-0393323764

 

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What's the Story Initiated in 1985, the MTA Arts & Design collection of public art now encompasses more than 250 projects, creating a dynamic underground museum of contemporary art that spans the entire city and its immediate environs. Since the program was founded, a diverse group of artists including Elizabeth Murray, Faith Ringgold, Eric Fischl, Romare Bearden, Acconci Studio, and many others has created works in mosaic, terra-cotta, bronze, and glass for the stations of the New York City Subways and Buses, Metro-North Railroad, Long Island Rail Road, and Bridges and Tunnels.