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Welcome to the schedule of the 2015 Massachusetts Poetry Festival, happening May 1-3 in the beautiful and historic town of Salem! 

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Friday, May 1 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Silly Image, Serious Thought: A Comedy Club in the Poetic Temple: A Workshop with Noah Burton *Student Track* FULL

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Sometimes sitting on a rock in silence doesn't bring enlightenment—but throwing a mud pie does. Go figure! In this workshop you'll see how being silly and playful with images can lead you to deeply personal and universal discoveries that, in turn, complete a poem. With a clown car as your transport, who knows, maybe you'll see the universe or travel the highways of your conciousness? And maybe we'll join you too.

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Noah Burton

Noah Burton was born in Kansas City, Kansas and grew up in Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he studied philosophy and is currently attending the University of New Hampshire's MFA program and teaching at the university. His poems have appeared in Burningword, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, Scapegoat Review, and Kenning Journal, and are forthcoming in Basalt Magazine.


Friday May 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Hawthorne Pickman Room