Rita Dove

Former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove received the 2011 National Medal of Arts from President Obama. Her latest book publications are Sonata Mulattica and The Penguin Anthology of 20th-Century American Poetry.

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April 3 2012 6:00 AM“Insomnia Etiquette”
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Oct. 28 2008 2:30 PM"Ach, Wien"1803
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May 31 2005 6:11 AM"Blues in Half-Tones, ¾ Time"
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March 18 1999 3:30 AMSunday
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Sept. 10 1998 3:30 AMAgainst Self-PityAgainst Self-Pity
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Dec. 2 2008 8:18 AM"Haydn Leaves London"August 1795
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Jan. 24 2006 7:14 AM"Two for the Montrose Drive-In"
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Nov. 23 2004 7:36 AM"Ta Ta Cha Cha"
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Dec. 24 1998 3:30 AMRevenant

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