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Think poetry is reserved for coffeehouses and lecture halls? Think again. The Pop Up Poets, a group of teachers, writers and of course, poets, travel around New York City and make this art form accessible to everyone. Be it the streets of Times Square or a crowded Q Train, the whole borough is a stage for the group. You never know which public place the poets will turn up next!

Poets in Unexpected Places co-created by Danielle Valente and Karen Petree.

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About Karen Petree: 
Karen Petree is a photographer, videographer, multimedia journalist, anthropologist, and writer. After I received an M.A. in French and a B.A. in anthropology from the University of North Texas, I took graduate courses in anthropology at Brandeis University. She is a recent graduate of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she received her masters in international reporting.

Photo credit: popuppoets.com

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