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'World Make Way': New Poems Paint Classic Pictures

Poet Lee Bennett Hopkins edited the new children's book, in which poets reflect on paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Rather than describing the painting, it's what they feel," he says.
Dancing In Colombia by Fernando Botero. Source: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and ABRAMS Books

Pictures can be poems and vice versa: they're feelings captured in a phrase, a stroke, or an image. Leonardo da Vinci said, "Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that

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