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Don't Sweat Over Iambic Pentameter

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April is National Poetry Month and Tell Me More is inviting listeners to tweet original poems no longer than 140 characters to #TMMPoetry. Host Michel Martin launches the "Muses And Metaphor" series with poet Holly Bass. They take a listen to the first series of poetic tweets from a teacher and students at Hart Middle School in Washington, D.C.
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The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.
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California Farmers Finagle A Fig For All Seasons

Two growers are competing to harvest fresh figs earlier and earlier in hopes of transforming the industry for year-round production. But some fig lovers say they can hold out for summer fruit.
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On National Mall, Native Americans Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

Native Americans from across the country are visiting Washington this week to protest the construction of a controversial pipeline in the Midwest.
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Life Outside The Fast Lane: Startups Wary Of Web Traffic Plan

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal would let Web companies pay for faster access. But entrepreneurs, like Reddit's co-founder, are wondering how they would have fared with such rules.

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