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Mona Poetica: A Poetry Anthology – Diane Shipley DeCillis and Mary Jo Firth Gillett, eds.

Mona Poetica: A Poetry Anthology - Diane Shipley DeCillis and Mary Jo Firth Gillett, eds.

Mona Poetica: A Poetry Anthology – Diane Shipley DeCillis and Mary Jo Firth Gillett, eds.

Paper, perfect bound, 114 pp
$16.50 plus s&h
2005, ISBN 0-932412-36-X

The Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the history of art. It continues to inspire reproduction, parody and countless theories. We see facsimiles of it everywhere: on buildings and mugs, on computer ads, in cartoons. In honor of her 500th birthday, 2003-2006, Mona Poetica celebrates not only the painting but also inspiration and creativity. This rich and varied anthology includes work by: Stephen Dunn, Grace Bauer, William Blake, Edward Hirsch, Natasha Saje and many others.

Mona Poetica: A Poetry Anthology

Edited by Diane Shipley DeCillis and Mary Jo Firth Gillette

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