“Magdelene—The Seven Devils”

Marie Howe

is the State Poet of New York and teaches writing at Sarah Lawrence College. She’s published three collections of poetry: What the Living Do, The Good Thief, and The Kingdom of Ordinary Time.

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December 8th, 2016

Marie Howe reads her poem “Magdelene—The Seven Devils”

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September 6th, 2016

Marie Howe marks the space left in her life by her late brother — tiny movements and moments now conspicuously absent. A tender elegy for a loved one gone too soon.

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August 28th, 2014

Marie Howe reads her poem “The Meadow”

An art project chalked on the sidewalk in the Bowery District of Manhattan reads: "Consider for a moment what happiness means to you and step inside the box; it could be anywhere you want, really."
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August 28th, 2014

Marie Howe reads her poem “Hurry” to Krista Tippett.

An art project chalked on the sidewalk in the Bowery District of Manhattan reads: "Consider for a moment what happiness means to you and step inside the box; it could be anywhere you want, really."
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August 28th, 2014

Marie Howe reads her poem “Prayer”

An art project chalked on the sidewalk in the Bowery District of Manhattan reads: "Consider for a moment what happiness means to you and step inside the box; it could be anywhere you want, really."
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August 28th, 2014

Marie Howe reads her poem “Annunciation”