Poetry Postage

Thanks, Davey, for the heads up

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Is there anything Dana Gioia cannot do with poetry?

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Former National Endowment for the Arts chair Dana Gioia, who lives in Santa Rosa, is on the committee to select commemorative stamps. On March 3, the Postal Service releases a series of stamps, its largest literary project ever, honoring 20th century poets Elizabeth Bishop, Theodore Roethke, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Sylvia Plath, Denise Levertov, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden and E.E. Cummings. The poets’ images are on the fronts of the stamps, and their poems are on the paper that backs the press-on stamps.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/01/30/DDAJ1MUC6Q.DTL#ixzz1l92H5esQ

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  1. Davey says:

    No, there is nothing Dana cannot do with poetry.

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