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The MTA’s Fulton Center is Poetry Grand Central on Thursday

The Fulton Center is Poetry Central today.

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It’s National Poetry Month and while there are no L trains again this weekend, there will be poetry and poets. Some pretty decent ones, in fact.

On Thursday, the MTA’s Fulton Center in FiDi is host to Poetry in Motion: The Poet Is In.

Top poets, including New York State Poet Laureate Marie Howe, Pulitzer Prize-winner Sharon Olds, and Bob Holman, founder of the Bowery Poetry Club, will be writing -- and reciting -- poetry on the spot, the transit agency says.

Musicians will accompany the written word artists. The MTA says the concept was inspired by the booth where Lucy van Pelt from the Peanuts comic strip gave advice.

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It’s free and runs from 11 a.m. today to 7 p.m.

Three soloists and one duo will accompany the poets. Each performance is scheduled to last two hours

• 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Luellen Abdoo, violinist
• 1-3 p.m. Shogo Kubo, guitarist
• 3-5 p.m. Robert Anderson Jazz Duo, bass & saxophone
• 5-7 p.m. Salieu Suso, kora

For a full schedule of events, please consult www.mta.info/art or www.poetrysociety.org/events.

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