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We loved talking with Emma Overman today!  These kids were so excited to learn more about her work and influences!  Hooray for some smart kids!

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A poem on a leaf. Found in a book of Australian fiction. 
Dear Randy, 
Thanks for hugging me (and not letting me go) 
and for kissing me (and not just on the cheek)
AND for making that u-turn…
One month ago.
Very warmly yours,
Lee

A poem on a leaf. Found in a book of Australian fiction. 

Dear Randy, 

Thanks for hugging me (and not letting me go) 

and for kissing me (and not just on the cheek)

AND for making that u-turn…

One month ago.

Very warmly yours,

Lee

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In honor of Banned Books Week
housingworksbookstore:

powells:

amandaonwriting:

22 - 28 September 2013 is Banned Books Week
What is Banned Books Week?
Banned Books Week is the book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, book stores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982.
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The terror of puns and excessive adverbs!

We celebrate banned poetry next Monday! Hear banned and censored poems by Allen Ginsberg, Walt Whitman, Marina Tsvetaeva, Frank O’Hara, Daniil Kharms, Sappho, and many more, as read by some of today’s best contemporary poets, including Timothy Donnelly, Deborah Landau, Alex Dimitrov, Monica Ferrell, Matvei Yankelevich, Claire Donato, Aimee Herman, Phil Fried, Ana Bozicevic, and others. Beer and wine will be served, free drinks to the first 100 attendees and drink specials after that. More info.

In honor of Banned Books Week

housingworksbookstore:

powells:

amandaonwriting:

22 - 28 September 2013 is Banned Books Week

What is Banned Books Week?

Banned Books Week is the book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, book stores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982.

Source for Comic

The terror of puns and excessive adverbs!

We celebrate banned poetry next Monday! Hear banned and censored poems by Allen Ginsberg, Walt Whitman, Marina Tsvetaeva, Frank O’Hara, Daniil Kharms, Sappho, and many more, as read by some of today’s best contemporary poets, including Timothy Donnelly, Deborah Landau, Alex Dimitrov, Monica Ferrell, Matvei Yankelevich, Claire Donato, Aimee Herman, Phil Fried, Ana Bozicevic, and others. Beer and wine will be served, free drinks to the first 100 attendees and drink specials after that. More info.

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Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you’ve got a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies, “God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.”
Kurt Vonnegut - God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (via killwalterwhite)

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