Allan Wolf


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Allan Wolf: educator-writer-musician extraordinaire. He has literally hundreds of poems committed to memory. He is a veteran traveler through all the diverse worlds of poetry--from poetry slams to public schools, salons to saloons. He turns classic poetry into acoustic tunes as the drummer for The Dead Poets band. He put the Oh! in poetry as the educational director for national touring company Poetry Alive!. Allan Wolf knows poems.

This expertise was exhibited in Allan Wolf's first book with Candlewick Press, THE BLOOD-HUNGRY SPLEEN AND OTHER POEMS ABOUT OUR PARTS. A collection of wacky--and anatomically correct--poems about body parts, THE BLOOD-HUNGRY SPLEEN is transforming science classes across the country. Before starting the book,
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Make this your Year of 2020 Vision

I have dubbed this year The Year of 2020 Vision. And I have devoted myself to the pursuit of clarity in its many forms. I encourage you to do the same. In fact, why not make this your annus mirabilis!


Annus mirabilis—pronounced AN • us • meh • ROB • uh •liss—is Latin for “Year of Miracles,” and has been used to name an unusually productive phase in the life of an artist, scientist, activist, and...

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“The points are not the point; the point is poetry.”
Allan Wolf

“Marriage without struggle is like an unfired clay pot.
It is easily made, but it will not stand the test of time.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night

“Man's fatal flaw is misplaced optimism.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night



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