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  •  - Syrian singer George Wassouf performs during the Jerash Festival in the ancient city of Jerash

    Syrian singer George Wassouf performs during the Jerash Festival in the ancient city of Jerash

    Posted: 7/24/2011 6:39:12 AM EST
    Syrian singer George Wassouf performs at the South theatre during the Jerash Festival in the ancient city of Jerash July 23, 2011. The festival is a celebration of both Jordanian and international cultures featuring poetry recitals, gymnastic performances, dance, plays and comedy. Picture taken July 23, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer (JORDAN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
  •  - France's President Sarkozy is offered a poetry book by Prime Minister Fillon in Sable-sur-Sarthe, northwestern France

    France's President Sarkozy is offered a poetry book by Prime Minister Fillon in Sable-sur-Sarthe, northwestern France

    Posted: 6/28/2011 9:06:53 AM EST
    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) is offered a poetry book by Prime Minister Francois Fillon during a meeting on food security in Sable-sur-Sarthe, northwestern France June 28, 2011. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS)
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    Posted: 5/30/2011 1:40:45 AM EST
    FILE - In the Sept. 1984 file photo, musician Gil Scott-Heron poses. Scott-Heron, who helped lay the groundwork for rap by fusing minimalistic percussion, political expression and spoken-word poetry on songs such as "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" but saw his brilliance undermined by a years-long drug addiction, died Friday, May, 27, 2011 at age 62. (AP Photo, File)
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    Posted: 5/12/2011 5:01:10 PM EST
    President Barack Obama speaks as he and first lady Michelle Obama, not seen, host a celebration of American poetry and prose at the White House, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in Washington (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    Posted: 5/12/2011 4:35:55 PM EST
    President Barack Obama walks to his set after speaking as he and first lady Michelle Obama, not seen, host a celebration of American poetry and prose at the White House, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in Washington (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    Posted: 5/12/2011 12:45:52 PM EST
    First lady Michelle Obama speaks about arts education as she holds a poetry workshop for students, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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    Posted: 5/12/2011 12:45:52 PM EST
    First lady Michelle Obama arrives in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, to speak about arts education as she held a poetry workshop for students. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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    Posted: 5/12/2011 12:45:52 PM EST
    Audience members applaud as President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive to host a celebration of American poetry and prose at the White House, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in Washington (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    Posted: 5/12/2011 12:45:49 PM EST
    President Barack Obama speaks as he and first lady Michelle Obama, not seen, host a celebration of American poetry and prose at the White House, Wednesday, May 11, 2011, in Washington (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama host a celebration of American poetry and prose in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama host a celebration of American poetry and prose in Washington

    Posted: 5/11/2011 7:50:37 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive to host a celebration of American poetry and prose in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a celebration of American poetry and prose in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a celebration of American poetry and prose in Washington

    Posted: 5/11/2011 7:49:05 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a celebration of American poetry and prose in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a celebration of American poetry and prose in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a celebration of American poetry and prose in Washington

    Posted: 5/11/2011 7:48:12 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a celebration of American poetry and prose in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 11, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:20 AM EST
    Actor Adrian Brody, right, poses with his friend John Ryan of Hollywood, California, at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:18 AM EST
    Actor Jesse Eisenberg speaks with guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:15 AM EST
    Actor Alec Baldwin speaks with guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:12 AM EST
    Actor Adrian Brody speaks with guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:11 AM EST
    Actor Jesse Eisenberg takes a sip of a drink as he listens to guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:10 AM EST
    Actor Jesse Eisenberg speaks with guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:09 AM EST
    Actor Alec Baldwin speaks with guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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    Posted: 4/28/2011 12:40:06 AM EST
    Actor Alec Baldwin speaks with guests at a reception following "Poetry & The Creative Mind" at the ninth annual benefit for the Academy of American Poets in New York, Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Leading names from different artistic fields read from American poetry during the earlier program demonstrating that poetry influences all the arts. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)