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Poetry’s Potent Power

Poetry’s Potent Power

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1PqTbA2eSc&t=89s[/embed] *Link to video of Bethsheba A. Rem spoken word poem. We claim no rights to it. Life refuses to fit itself into neat files on computers. Poetry mimics life, illustrating stories and emotions traditional...

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Is the Novella the new Netflix

Is the Novella the new Netflix

The average adult attention span equals eight seconds, according to Time. No wonder, as our fingers connect us to a mesmerizing map of colorful stimuli, rendering us useless for extended concentration. As people learn to binge bursts of episodic content on Netflix,...

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An Excess of Ideas

Picture this: an advertising and CD-Rom developer sits at his desk dreaming up a world never seen before. This developer gives the world characters to root for and villains to root against, to give an outsider a view of his universe. He gives this world a storyline...

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Heading North to go South

Heading North to go South

The following is a portrait of the author Tyler Gillespie, who currently resides in New Orleans, La. and continues to write. You can find Gillespie’s work on his site here, and follow him on twitter here.   There is a state located in the southern part of America...

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Making a Path

Making a Path

This photo was taken by Alex Harris in 2006, six months after Hurricane Katrina. People came together and changed the path the city was headed on after this devastation. It took people committed to fix this path, you can do the same? find more of Alex Harris' work...

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Faulkner’s Hunt for Southern Identity

Faulkner’s Hunt for Southern Identity

A bear in the woods in central Appalachia. This picture was taken by Stacy Kranitz as part of her project "As It Was Give(n) To Me".You can find more of Kranitz work here. The short story is a Southern literary tradition. Mark Twain, Eudora Welty, Kate Chopin,...

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