Jeffrey Brown Jeffrey Brown is the chief correspondent for arts, culture, and society at PBS NewsHour . His work has taken him all over the world as he searches for the connections between news and poetry....
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I first discovered Jim Harrison through his fiction, which I loved, but he truly came alive through his poetry. As a rule, I'm against unnecessarily flowery language that "stirs my soul" or "speaks to me," but his work#