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Events and Exhibits ? Kenai Fisher Poets 2013 takes place this weekend. The event...Cultural Center with readings from featured poets, including Pat Dixon, Meezie Hermansen...writing workshop with celebrated Fisher Poet Pat Dixon and song writing workshop with...

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Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...hearings. A tireless crusader, Zahniser was influenced by the poets William Blake and Henry Thoreau and inspired by some of nation's...25, features a showcase of artists from around the world - poets, sculptors, painters, photographers, fiber artists, and...

Poet's Corner: The First Moon Walk

The First Moon Walk Sophia Garbowski That phallic rocket poised Towards the moon "Eagle" awaited a warm embrace From atomic fuel for thrust and power To send it out in space Encased within two men or three Collins, Armstrong and Aldrin You'll see space suits clumsily hide These supermen who will take this ride How far away it used to seem To ever go there was just a dream Among the stones and dust on the moon

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Give thanks for changing seasons

...seasonal wonderland that cries for recognition of the Creator.And even after sundown, the wonder remains. Harvest moons inspire poets and lovers, reminding us that the One who created all this loves us all.Still, some are so troubled by adverse circumstances...

Cal Thomas: Robin Williams - comedy and tragedy

...factors, we may never know.In one of his most profound roles, that of poetry teacher John Keating in the 1989 film "Dead Poets Society," Williams told his students: "We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because...

Locals gather to celebrate salmon

Local poets, fishermen and musicians gathered to share stories and songs about the...Schnoonmaker and Meezie Hermansen recited poetry. Both have participated in Fisher Poets events in the past and both had the audience laughing, sometimes nodding...

Strength for all seasons

Poets and preachers have long pointed out the similarities between the seasons of the year and life. In effect, we're all born in...

Poet's Corner: Winter Planning

Winter Planning Dee Rusin, KenaiMigratory patterns have begun Humans head South on the run Desert dwelling in the Sun Large hoofed animals move around Seeking out fertile ground Where they can roam or hunker down Well fed hibernators cave away Mostly snoozing night and day Dreaming of Spring's warming light Berries and salmon to delight Many birds have flown South Those who stay swoop in and out Hiding nibbles all about Larger birds prepare to stay

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Poet's Corner: Soft Grows the Rose

Soft Grows the Rose Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch Woman won't live by bread alone; but a little flower helps. Happy the home where this is known and rewards rise from tender lips.

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Poet's corner: The Clearest Blues

The Clearest Blues Dee Rusin, Kenai The clearest blues Many hues Filled with streaks of white Joined together Marshmallow puffs Forming photos Made of fluff Pastel lines of purple and pink Darker stripes of grey Form a mural Angelic drawn Sculpted figures by Angry gods Rainbows on the way To span the grandest of the skies Only in Alaska

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