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Archive: May 2015 (5 Posts)

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“Pins of Myself”: Library of Congress Launches Walt Whitman Pinterest Board

Posted by: Peter Armenti

Walt Whitman was born on May 31, 1819. Although From the Catbird Seat just highlighted a “lost” Whitman poem recently discovered at the Library, we decided that Whitman’s multitudes should not be contained by a single post, or even two posts, in the lead-up to his birthday. The best way to honor Whitman, we thought, …

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National Poetry Month Round-Up

Posted by: Matt Blakley

Sad to say, but National Poetry Month is officially over. But, hey, that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce about it together! So put down your book (only for a little while) and check out some of the poetry-related posts that were featured across the Library’s many blogs: “Francis Scott Key: the Lawyer-Poet,” written by Jennifer …