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Being A 'Hot Poet' And A 'Hot Basketball Player

Apr 9, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — In an essay for Sports Blog Nation, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn reflects on his path from college basketball player to poet. "What basketball and poetry have in common," he writes, "is that they each provide opportunities to be better than yourself -- opportunities for transcendence."

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