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Prompt: Science and Love

We don’t normally associate love with science. Long ago, it was thought that love was centered in the heart, and that misconception still holds a…

Prompt: Poets in Lust

Bertel Thorvaldsen’s Cupid and the Graces, 1820-1823 This prompt on lust emerged from hearing a Writer’s Almanac podcast on the birthday of American poet and…

Prompt: Valentines

I was watching the video of Naomi Shihab Nye reading “Valentine for Ernest Mann,” which was made as part of the Academy of American Poets’ educational…