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2012-05-31T00:00:00.000Z

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Employment History

Board Member
COMPAS Inc

Affiliations

Board Member
Lake Region Writers Network

Education



Concordia College

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Former COMPAS board member David Bengston featured on KSTP for "Poetry On A Stick" | COMPAS

compas.org, 31 May 2012 [cached]

Former COMPAS board member David Bengston featured on KSTP for "Poetry On A Stick" Former COMPAS board member David Bengston featured on KSTP for "Poetry On A Stick" | COMPAS

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Former COMPAS board member David Bengston featured on KSTP for "Poetry On A Stick"
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David Bengston (former COMPAS board member) thinks outside the box. In order to get his poetry out into the public, he prints cards of poetry and glues them to a stick.
Once the poetry on a stick is made, David goes out in his community to hand them out for free. Since he started handing them out, he has made nearly 8,000 copies. Watch the story


News & Events | COMPAS

compas.org, $reference.date [cached]

Former COMPAS board member David Bengston featured on KSTP for "Poetry On A Stick"


Board Members |

lakeregionwriters.net, 15 July 2014 [cached]

David Bengtson grew up in Cranston, Rhode Island, and moved to Minnesota to attend Concordia College in Moorhead. From 1968-2002, he taught English at the high school in Long Prairie, Minnesota, where he lives with his wife, Marilyn. In addition to three chapbooks and a collection of 71 prose poems, his writing has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies and has been heard on "The Writer's Almanac. In 2003 at "Poetry Hour," sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and the National Park Service on the Mississippi River Stage at the Minnesota State Fair, he handed out his first batch of "Poems-on-Sticks. Since then, he has given away more than 7000 "Poems-on-Sticks" at readings, workshops, and presentations.


COMPAS - Board of Directors

www.compas.org, 15 June 2008 [cached]

David Bengtson


Author's Bio.: David ...

lakeregionwriters.net, 31 Dec 2010 [cached]

Author's Bio.: David Bengtson grew up in Cranston, Rhode Island, and moved to Minnesota to attend Concordia College in Moorhead. From 1968-2002, he taught English at the high school in Long Prairie, Minnesota, where he lives with his wife, Marilyn. In addition to three chapbooks and a collection of 71 prose poems, his writing has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies and has been heard on "The Writer's Almanac. In 2003 at "Poetry Hour," sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources and the National Park Service on the Mississippi River Stage at the Minnesota State Fair, he handed out his first batch of "Poems-on-Sticks. Since then, he has given away more than 7000 "Poems-on-Sticks" at readings, workshops, and presentations.

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