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Amy Krouse Rosenthal and The Beckoning of the Lovely – Shawna R. B. Atteberry
Sep 032008
 

On August 8, 2008 Amy Krouse Rosenthal invited people to come make an 18th lovely thing with her after posting 17 beautiful things she had made. She told them to meet her at The Bean in Millenium Park at 8:08 p.m. Over a thousand people showed up. The film of what they did that evening can be found here (I have yet to figure out how to embed video). She and her friend, Steve Delahoyde decided to make a film of lovely things that we have made, and they are accepting submissions at Amy’s website. They literally want you to submit something you have created that you think is lovely: fim, art, poem, stories, dramas, music, photographs, and journal entries, to name a few.

I am going to submit my poem, “I Want These Things Written on My Body.”

What lovely creation can you submit?

Hat tip to Gapers Block.

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  One Response to “Amy Krouse Rosenthal and The Beckoning of the Lovely”

  1. Just saw The Beckoning. What a great idea. I’m going to look into submitting something.

    Also enjoyed your poem!

    -jesse luna
    @jesseluna on Twitter

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