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2020 Teen Poetry Contest

Do you have a way with words? Milwaukee youth ages 10-18 are encouraged to submit an original poem to this year’s poetry contest between April 1-30.

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Poemalogues are conversations-in-poem about life, living, and all the ways we journey, hosted by Dasha Kelly Hamilton, Milwaukee Poet Laureate. Dasha invites the city to scout poems that speak to four conversation themes...

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Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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