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Poetry Challenge: Paint A Picture With Words

Morning Edition resident poet Kwame Alexander wants to read your poems that respond to art. He's selected two paintings from which to draw inspiration: one by Salvador Dali and one by Kadir Nelson.

Syriana (piano solo)
Fathers and Sons
Vines Emancipator
Rattlesnakes Emancipator
High & Dry OK Rainbow Thief
In the Fog Julian Kendall
Data Entry Julian Kendall

Linda Nalbandian and her children on a previous cruise. The family has struggled to decide whether to cancel an upcoming vacation in April. Courtesy of Linda Nalbandian hide caption

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Ditching A Dream Cruise Vacation Is Painful Call

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Renton Highlands Sabzi
Purbasha Sabzi

A montage of images taken by the Voyager spacecraft of the planets and four of Jupiter's moons, set against a false-color Rosette Nebula with Earth's moon in the foreground. NASA hide caption

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In The Shadow Of 'The Planets' Lies Gustav Holst's Sweet Little Suite

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Gustav Holst's St. Paul's Swuite, No. 3 Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Uranus - The Magician London Symphony Orchestra
A Secret Society Signal Hill
Paper Airplanes Signal Hill
Return to Blackness (For GB) The Acorn
Erster Tag The Acorn
Grass baaskaT
Cough Syrup baaskaT

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3 TSA Screeners In San Jose, Calif., Have Contracted Coronavirus, Agency Says

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Days to Come Bonobo & Bajka
Silver Bonobo
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Just Like Heaven The Cure

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. On Wednesday, USA Swimming and Smith's attorney announced they had reached a settlement for an undisclosed amount in damages. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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USA Swimming To Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed By Former Olympian

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The stock market has continued to be volatile in recent weeks over growing fears that the spread of coronavirus will push the world economy into recession. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Dow Dives 1,400 Points, Entering Bear Market, As Coronavirus Fears Grow

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