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3 years 5 months ago

Voices from the Holocaust

A hidden book filled with poems and essays that was kept secret from the Nazi guards at the Terezin concentration camp in Prague is now the inspiration for a Holocaust memorial concert. The 800 pages that circulated the camp were written by teenagers who were imprisoned there. Colorado Poet...

3 years 5 months ago

Holocaust remembrance tonight

From 1942 until 1944 a group of teenage boys held prisoner at a Nazi concentration camp in Prague kept a secret journal of poems, essays and artwork. Some 800 pages of the document titled Vedem survived and today they make up the basis for on oratorio written by Colorado Poet...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado Springs man named poet laureate

Gov. Bill Ritter introduced David Mason of Colorado Springs Thursday as the state's newest, and seventh, poet laureate. Mason is an accomplished poet and co-director of the creative writing program at Colorado College. "Coloradans benefit in countless ways from a rich and talented arts community," Gov. Ritter said during...

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