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Poet Elizabeth Alexander Muses About Spring

Tell Me More is celebrating National Poetry Month with the 'Muses and Metaphor' series, where listeners submit their own poems via Twitter. Today's poem comes from renowned poet Elizabeth Alexander, who tweeted the poem First House Fly.

Book News: Yoko Ono Is Writing A Book Of 'Instructional Poetry'

Also: David Foster Wallace on taxes; Marvel Comics accused of sexism; the best books coming out this week.

Friedkin, Who Pushed Film Forward, Looks Back

In his memoir The Friedkin Connection, the legendary director of films like The Exorcist and The French Connection recounts his journey from a poor Chicago neighborhood to the apex of Hollywood success.

Big Hair, Big Shoulders And Big Money: Linda Evans On '80s Excess

Linda Wertheimer talks to Dynasty star Linda Evans about the legacy of Krystle Carrington, who lived in a greed-obsessed decade but remained surprisingly pure of heart.

Street Artists Protest Status Quo In Haiti

Haiti's Resistance Artists create street sculptures — huge metal configurations that speak to the devastation following the 2010 earthquake and the stark separation between the country's rich and poor. Reese Erlich

A Pilgrimage Through France, Though Not For God

Motivated not by God, but by nearly everything else, American author David Downie traveled hundreds of miles on foot across France. He writes about his trek in his new book, Paris to the Pyrenees.

Junior League Cookbooks: Crowdsourced Recipes, Old-School Style

Oh, there's golf at Augusta? We thought it was all about the food. Tea-Time at the Masters is just one example of an enduring form of community-created cookbooks put out by Junior Leagues since the 1920s. These ladies were way ahead of their time.

Will Lightning Strike Twice For K-Pop's PSY?

After weeks of threats from North Korea, some South Koreans turned their attention this weekend away from weapons and toward a new song by the country's global rap star, PSY. On Saturday night the singer unveiled his follow-up single and video to the viral phenomenon, "Gangnam Style," at a sold-out concert.

Harmony Holiday On Finding Poetry In Her Biracial Roots

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Weekend Edition is asking young poets about what poetry means to them. This week, Harmony Holiday describes how poetry helped her "negotiate the language" of having a white mother and an African-American father.