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David Cope's latest 'American Elegy': The Invisible Keys

by (mlesert)

Submitted 03-28-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

So, what’s in a retrospective collection of poems spanning 1975 to 2017? “My whole life,” says David Cope, former G.R. Poet Laureate and Grand Rapids Community College Professor. There are poems about workers and the union, protest...

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Local Muslim poet settles back into Grand Rapids area after six years abroad

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 06-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

“Kari Moss's work speaks to the suffering and struggles of individuals and the tender ones throughout the planet,” says Grand Rapids Poet Laureate, David Cope, “yet it also places the broken ones, the tender ones [and] the...

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