MFA Creative Writing


RollingStone.com

Inside Bill Murray's 'Secret' Love of Poetry
RollingStone.com
In his youth, Bill Murray wrote poetry, although he's been wise enough not to share it with the world. "Everything rhymed," he's said of those juvenile efforts, a sentence halfway between a brag and a confession. In recent years, the actor has become a ...



The Sunshine Coast Daily

Clive Palmer reads self written love poem on live radio
The Sunshine Coast Daily
Mr Palmer gave a glimpse of what audiences could be in for at this weekend's Queensland Poetry Festival, reading from a couple of his poems written more than 30 years ago, including an unashamed love poem and a recount of the South African apartheid ...
Palmer the poet to reveal softer sideNEWS.com.au

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Channel 24

We chat to 4 local poets ahead of their performance at the McGregor Poetry ...
Channel 24
I love writing poetry because it is a way for me to connect my feelings, thoughts, ideas, emotions and experiences with the rest of the world. I love poetry because it can be as silly and irreverent as Purple Ronnie or as heart rendering as Ingrid de ...



The Australian

a love of words unpent
The Australian
American poet Wallace Stevens wrote the following intriguing sentence: “The nobility of poetry is a violence from within that protects us from a violence without.” Seamus Heaney responded to this line of Stevens in one of his Oxford lectures: “It is ...



Huffington Post

The Festival That Was Matwaala: South Asian Poets Celebrating Poetry and Love
Huffington Post
Something extraordinary, even magical, happened in Austin, Texas over the weekend of Aug. 1-2. South Asian poets from different nations and around the country--and many local ones too--came at the invitation of Usha Akella--an indefatigable presence on ...



Poem-A-Day - 'Bei Hennef' by DH Lawrence
St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
The Academy of American Poets is a nonprofit, mission-driven organization, whose aim is to make poetry available to a wider audience. Email The Academy at poem-a-day@poets.org. This poem is in the public domain. Distributed by King Features Syndicat.

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Your Houston News

Spring author releases stimulating new poetry book
Your Houston News
The book was released on July 28 and is filled with encouraging poems providing words of hope, love and life. This is her first release and Walker said the book was written from the impactful sceneries of other people's lives. She expressed how the ...



Bayside News

Poetry reaches for the stars
Bayside News
A POET from Frankston's past has inspired poetry about the present with the compilation of several love poems about Frankston and its people. Author and poet Avril Bradley compiled City of Stars: An anthology of love poems for Frankston after ...



The Guardian

Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love by James Booth review – judge the poems, not ...
The Guardian
This is now the third biography of Larkin. So far, they seem to be coming out at the same rate as his volumes of poetry did: that is, about once a decade. For a man whose life was quiet even by the standards English writers are said to set, this is ...



The Aerogram

Love Letter” Poetry Excerpt From Abeer Hoque
The Aerogram
This poetry video was shot and edited by Josh Steinbauer and has Abeer Hoque reading an excerpt from her book The Lovers and The Leavers, recently launched in India. Want more video poetry? Watch “I Have Stolen Everything” which was shared on the ...

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Monitor

TOP SHELF: New poetry from Wings Press
Monitor
Thematically diverse, these poems evince Dameron's keen eye for the natural and human spheres and his love not only of Texas, but of the wider world he has traveled. Of his new poems, I especially loved the eponymous and haunting “Drinking from the ...



The Guardian

I love my white family, but there's an elegant joy in a room full of black faces
The Guardian
It's a tidy, elegant joy that runs through me like a kind of cultural poetry: succinct, distilled and mighty. Nobody tries to stifle or gloss over their concern about what it must feel like for me to be here, in this space. There are no quick glances ...



Minnesota Public Radio News

Poetry anthology celebrates Lake Superior's many moods
Minnesota Public Radio News
What the poems share is an intimate connection to Superior. For singer-songwriter Sara Thomsen, that connection goes both ways. The lyrics for her song "Lake Superior — A Love Song from the Lake" are included as a poem in the anthology. She said it ...



William and Mary News

Intriguing internships: Poetry Foundation a perfect fit for one of W&M's literati
William and Mary News
“Because I love poetry, the Poetry Foundation and Poetry Magazine, and because I was able to further my editorial skills and gain new skills in digital work, this internship seemed like a great opportunity,” she said. Gillespie has surrounded herself ...



New York Times

Review: 'A Delicate Ship' Plumbs the What-ifs of Love and Heartbreak
New York Times
Losses that big don't make us poets. The past doesn't disappear so that we can write about it.” You may begin to fear that “A Delicate Ship” will devolve into a morass of deep-thinking exchanges redolent of college dorm rooms in the wee hours (and ...

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Poetry: North Beach on the North Coast
Ukiah Daily Journal
Blake More's people are the outlaw poets: those like Ronald Sauer of the West Coast Left Bank, better known as North Beach. Or Thomas Centolella, whose meditations on love include lines about “incendiary sex” and how “I could have gone this evening to ...



A Palestinian Novel Par Excellence: If Poetry Be The Food of Love, Read On
CounterCurrents.org
A Palestinian Novel Par Excellence: If Poetry Be The Food of Love, Read On. By Vacy Vlazna. 26 August, 2015. Countercurrents.org. The Blue between Sky and Water, places Susan Abulhawa among the Illustrissimi of Palestinian literature. It is a novel one ...



BBC Sport

Bobby Clay: How a love of poetry inspired GB's 1500m champion
BBC Sport
Bobby Clay: How a love of poetry inspired GB's 1500m champion. By Phil Harlow BBC Sport. The performances of elite athletes are sometimes referred to as being "poetry in motion" - but European junior 1500m champion Bobby Clay has taken this a stage ...



Duffey releases new book of poetry, 'I Might Be Mistaken'
Daily Republic
'I Might Be Mistaken' questions the traditional love lyric—many of the poems in this book begin as love poems but then move to places of doubt, or begin in a place of doubt and move toward a relationship while keeping in mind that any relationship is ...



The 405

Behind the Scenes with Hop Along: "I love [...] taking a person outside of ...
The 405
Frances: Yeah, I love poetry. I love Louise Gluck, Robert Bly... I think Louise Bogan as well. I have this book of women poets - I'm trying to get better versed. I like Elizabeth Bishop. I'm more into poetry now that I'm not having to analyze it. I ...



Hyperallergic

It's Only Rock'n'Roll, But They Like It: New Books from Robert Christgau and ...
Hyperallergic
As an undergraduate at Dartmouth, where Christgau read widely and savored the poetry of e.e. cummings, Yeats and William Carlos Williams, he realized about his favorite poems that he “love[d] them not just as aesthetic structures” but also “as guides ...



South China Morning Post (subscription)

5 things keeping Beckaly Franks, bartender at The Pontiac, amused
South China Morning Post (subscription)
What I'm reading: right now it's poetry. I usually carry around Pablo Neruda's Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair. A loved one of mine turned me on to him and his passion inspires me to be dark and brave. Unfortunately, I had to leave my library ...



cleveland.com

Artventure's Amy Trosino turns love of children's illustrations ...
cleveland.com
I love putting it together and seeing the end result." And if someone buys one of her books? "That's just the icing on the cake for me," she said. To learn more about "The Odin House Book of Poetry for Children" or to purchase a copy, visit www.blurb.com.



The Guardian

Poets Support Corbyn For Labour Leadership
Sky News
It is the latest development in a big online campaign in support of the far-left candidate. Hashtags such #jezwecan #closeenoughtotouchisbeard #corbynation have been trending on Twitter. One of the poems is titled For The Love Of God, and simply spells ...
Poets for Corbyn gets 5000 downloads in first weekThe Bookseller

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Poet's Viral Video Wants To Help You Find Love On The Subway
Huffington Post
Today's piece of visual poetry, titled "Subway Love," is brought to you by Brooklyn-based poet Max Stossel and cinematographer Matthew Freidell. The uplifting short, which has over 150,000 views on YouTube, turns a mundane subway trip into a whimsical ...



Tom Waits, but Brian Byrne doesn't – An Irishman's Diary on a set of new songs ...
Irish Times
The pair were drinking porter with the said female, in her boudoir, while Joyce recited some of his poetry. And in the middle of one of these Joycean odes to love, their hostess had to answer a call of nature using a chamber pot which was in the same ...



The Guardian

Stop and hear the poetry: spoken words beckon to bustling New York City
The Guardian
Carelli, author of the collection Carnations, describes all four of the poems he reads as unconventional love poems, to friends, cities and other poets, as well as lovers. Their tones shift from “as dark as the sky appears tonight”, to casual and funny ...



Tallahassee.com

Poetry takes Patricia Stevenson places
Tallahassee.com
Stevenson admits to being a 'closet creative writer' during this time, keeping her short stories and poems hidden away in books. While poetry is not the only creative force in her life, her notebooks of fiction still remain incomplete. “I love poetry ...



Wicked Local Provincetown

Truro's Liz Bradfield explores passion for poetry and ice
Wicked Local Provincetown
An award-winning poet who teaches at Brandeis University and an experienced naturalist and guide, she spends a great deal of time aboard small cruise ships, often well inside the Arctic Circle. Bradfield's latest voyage, in June, took her to the remote ...

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

12 words that describe feelings of love in ways that English can't
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Love is a crazy and confusing thing. Throughout history, men and women have searched for ways to perfectly describe this intense feeling of the heart. We have mounds of poetry, literature, music and works of art that are dedicated to this very cause ...



The New Yorker

TS Eliot Would Have Understood Dream Pop
The New Yorker
Instead of guitars, voices rise in waves, while Neil Halstead, the band's vocalist, drifts through the chorus: “You say 'love,' and it sounds so good. ... Even so, a lot of great poetry—and great art—has been created with his idea, or something like ...

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Irish Times (blog)

Posthumous Love review: corpse brides and grave desires
Irish Times (blog)
Marvell's work of carefully orchestrated seduction “is simultaneously the logical culmination and the deepest critique of the love poetry written in English over the course of the previous century”, rejecting the “immortality of poetic verse” and “even ...



The Daily News Journal

McCash to bring poetry to Oaklands
The Daily News Journal
McCash: I think of myself primarily as a prose writer, though I love poetry and have written it throughout my life. Several of the poems in the collection have been previously published, and a couple have even won modest awards. One was chosen for ...



Financial Times

The Inventory: John Cooper Clarke
Financial Times
John Malone, a teacher who conveyed his love of poetry. How physically fit are you? I've got no major ailments. Very fit, thanks, I imagine. Ambition or talent: which matters more to success? Both are necessary; one hand washes the other, as they say ...



The Hindu

Running on poetry: Revisiting a Bohemian life
The Hindu
For instance, we love talking about old friends and how long we have been friends. My oldest friend and I have been in each other's lives for close to 30 years. I am sure we all have stories like this. Sometimes things don't work out — another sad ...



Rapid City Journal

Cowboy poet 'a treasure for SD'
Rapid City Journal
Clark's poem "A Border Affair" has been recorded as the song "Spanish is the Loving Tongue" by Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris and Judy Collins, among others. "I was surprised when I learned that," Kilpatrick said. "And I think people will be surprised at ...



Houston Chronicle (subscription)

Awake, in the real world: New Hoagland poetry
Houston Chronicle (subscription)
Tony Hoagland's new poetry collection, "Application for Release From the Dream," is all-inclusive. He wants out of the personal dreams we all have for love, work and everyday living. He also wants "release" from the big, literary American dream that ...



Irish Times

Van Morrison: 'Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me ...
Irish Times
First there was the poems, and then there were the songs that were totally different conceptually, and later on I was able to join them up. FOT: You say “observations”. There's some kind of distance that an ... The American influence was more the music ...

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12 untranslatable words that describe love in a way English can't
NewsOK.com
Love is a crazy and confusing thing. Throughout history, men and women have searched for ways to perfectly describe this intense feeling of the heart. We have mounds of poetry, literature, music and works of art that are dedicated to this very cause ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

The true story (behind the story) that inspired 45 Years
Telegraph.co.uk
The most talked about film of the week sounds an unsettling choice for Bank Holiday viewing: focusing, as 45 Years does, on the silently crumbling relationship between a supposedly happily-married couple, after the body of his first love is found ...



The Guardian

Happiness by Jack Underwood review – ambitious, energetic poetry
The Guardian
In “Love Poem”, “The streets look like they want to be frying eggs / on themselves. I'm thinking of you and going / itchy from it. I keep expecting to see a nosebleed / on the hot, yellow pavement. Every thought is / a horse fly.” The cartoon detail ...



Rob Neufeld: Rash's suspense novel gives time to poetry
Asheville Citizen-Times
Ron: For her, it was not only the shooting, but then when she had finally fallen in love with someone, and trusted someone, he turned out to be an (eco-) terrorist. Les, I think, is afraid of what he could do to another person. I knew that these were ...



Paste Magazine

"Creativity Loves Constraint": Anders Nilsen on His New Sketchbook Compilation ...
Paste Magazine
Multiple Ignatz Award-winner Anders Nilsen is a philosophical cartoonist, both in his approach to creation (he likes restrictions) and in the content of his work. Poetry Is Useless, newly out from Drawn & Quarterly, collects material from the ...



The Statesman

Verses to immortality
The Statesman
According to oral tradition, the poet lived a free life, taking undue advantage of his fine figure and charming personality. He led a reckless love life, but later fell for Kongi, a local charming girl, which changed him. He maintained a life-long ...

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The Recorder

Poets of Franklin County: Lisa Burke
The Recorder
So many poets work in collage — Mark Strand, John Ashbery, Carol Potter and Robert Seydel come to mind — that it can't be accidental. The ways that poetry and collage overlap are mysterious, interior — there's something similar about the process of ...



National Book Festival: Claudia Rankine writes to Thomas Jefferson
Washington Post
The simple answer is, I read. I return to the world and do the thing I love to do: listen. For me, reading is listening. ... But he also wrote, “Misery is often the parent of the most affecting touches in poetry. — Among the blacks is misery enough ...



Today.com

Hospice therapy dog, JJ, consoles dying woman and wins hearts across the world
Today.com
It's often the simplest and slightest acts of love that prove to have the greatest impact. In the case of a video that has now been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook, that certainly rings true. The clip, uploaded in early 2014, shows a ...



PBS NewsHour (blog)

Gwen's Take: New Orleans today is a story of pessimism, optimism and grit
PBS NewsHour (blog)
In 2014, she was a National Student Poet. This week ... This theme continued throughout a day of discussion, as people who love their city cheered its economic development and its successes, while reminding everyone who asked about its shortcomings.

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New York Times

Letter of Recommendation: 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'
New York Times
As I read on, the poem describes a journey in which benignly empty social rituals — sipping tea, making chitchat, standing by as your elders comment on your clothes and hairstyle — are experienced as an excruciation. Prufrock, the speaker, is ''Full ...



New York Times

My 10 Favorite Books: Glenn Ligon
New York Times
Claudia Rankine's book-length poem Citizen was nominated for National Book Critics Circle awards in the categories of poetry and criticism. ... I don't cook and I don't care to, but Gabrielle Hamilton made me realize that food is about love and connection.

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Gregorio Luke Celebrates the Memory of Poet Pablo Neruda in Long Beach Tonight!
OC Weekly (blog)
The memoirs, like his love sonnets, are resplendent with romantic tales, including with an affair with a knife-wielding woman who adored him so much she pondered whether to kill the poet or have sex with him again. They anchor the lecture that will ...



Brisbane Times

The emergence of Clive Palmer, poet. Photo: Supplied
Brisbane Times
"I'm always interested in the origins of poetry and how people often write poetry when they're young but then lose touch with it," he said. "This is someone who's writing love poetry and poetry for Gandhi and he's become this maverick political mining ...



RollingStone.com

Motorhead's Lemmy: My Life in 15 Snarls
RollingStone.com
And he extends his reptilian-inspired sex metaphors as far as possible on "Love Me Like a Reptile," "Snake Bite Love" and even "Killed by Death" ("If you squeeze my lizard, I'll put my snake on you"). When he reflects on his own music and poetry in ...

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Express.co.uk

Mauricio Pochettino is continuing his 'romantic' pursuit for a new Tottenham ...
Express.co.uk
... Son may change his mind over the weekend. Pochettino did not reveal whether he would be resorting to bunches of flowers and love poetry, but he did say: "It is important to add the player with the right profile, who can play under our style, our ...

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Imbued with poetry, hindered by commerce
Boulder Weekly
Selling more than 100 million copies in more than 40 languages, The Prophet is a collection of 26 illustrated poems that offer advice “On Love,” “On Marriage,” “On Family,” etc., in an effortless and disarming manner. Its words have permeated and ...

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http://www.anewdomain.net/ (satire)

Jason Dias: How To Accept Death
http://www.anewdomain.net/ (satire)
aNewDomain — Chogyam Trungpa writes about the heart warrior, the person who enacts peace through love and compassion. I've always had a ... Reading Edo-period poetry gives us the impression of Samurai as sort of warrior-mystics, death-aware artists.



Billboard

Drake Co-Signed Singer Alessia Cara on Her Rising Fame: 'It's the Coolest ...
Billboard
She's equally geeked over Twitter love from Lorde and Taylor Swift and social media follows from Drake that turned into a real-life introduction. "I'm going to take that as him wanting to do an album together." She jokes ... The singer entertained ...



'Z for Zachariah' Review: Love in the Time of Apocalypse
Wall Street Journal
And the post-apocalyptic thriller undergoes renovation, if not reinvention—as a love triangle, full of feeling and incipient menace, in a valley that has somehow been spared from whatever it was that brought an end to civilization. This daringly spare ...

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Irish Times

Harvest Moon
Irish Times
his mind moving on love, the surgeon's knife. A soft disquiet inside the palisade... It was the ... Theo Dorgan's recent collection, Nine Bright Shiners (Dedalus Press ) won this year's Irish Times Poetry Now Award. This poem marks the second ...



The Globe and Mail

Phyllis Grosskurth: Brilliant biographer relished a challenge
The Globe and Mail
Although he was married and had four daughters, he was also gay, writing homoerotic poetry, essays and books such as Male Love – A Problem in Greek Ethics and Other Writings. For a woman who dreamed when she was young of becoming a detective, ...



Faulkner to read poetry Sept. 3 in Cobourg
Northumberland Today
Borrowing from current hip-hop lyricists' love of a good pun, Faulkner frequently injects clever, caustic comparisons into his poems. In “Party,” we are told that “I'm rocking this party like Sisyphus,” a line which could easily be found in a Kanye ...



The Horn

Performance Review: 'Hunger' Definitely Satisfies
The Horn
Every woman must learn to love herself in the midst of a world telling her all the reasons not to. Hunger, written and performed by Ebony Stewart, is the story of one woman's journey toward that love. Through a mixture of poetry, storytelling, and ...



Hyperallergic

The Drama in the Everyday: Bernadette Mayer's Early Poems
Hyperallergic
For this reason, if for no other, Mayer is what I might lovingly describe as a “messy” poet, an honest writer who is utterly unafraid of expressing her emotional doubts, fears, and confusions in the very process of creating. Particularly in her love ...



William Jay Smith, former US poet laureate, dies at 97
Washington Post
His poetry often touched on traditional themes of nature, love and family tragedy, but he also wrote humorous, sometimes nonsensical verse for children. His 1955 collection, “Laughing Time,” has been praised as a children's classic and has gone through ...



Bustle

#TwitterPoetryClub Members Share Their Love Of Poetry, In 140 Characters Or Less
Bustle
Would a rose described in 140 characters or less smell as sweet? If you ask the members of #TwitterPoetryClub, an online community of poetry lovers who are using the hashtag to share and discuss their favorite poems on Twitter, the answer is a definite ...



Race in the US: Reflections of an Arab-American
Yahoo! Maktoob News
Poetry poured out of me. I was encouraged by my professors, but could not find my place. The literary canon burst with an Anglo-centric demeanour and it felt dispassionate to me - I could relate technically but not emotionally. The rise of the 'ethnic ...



The Mary Sue

Killjoys: The Best Big Damn Space Western I've Been Waiting for All of My Life
The Mary Sue
I loved Fastlane, and boom: gone. I loved Moonlight, Veronica Mars, Jericho, Terra Nova, Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, Fringe, The 4400, Buffy, Angel, and The Dresden Files right to death, it seems. Maybe it's a family curse, like, whenever my parents ...



The New Indian Express

In a Road Less Taken, Voices from the Neglected Land Have Tales to Tell
The New Indian Express
He has written three books of poetry in English on subjects as varied as love, nature and satire. “But people have called me an overtly political poet,” he says. “That is because writers always respond to their immediate surroundings. Living in the ...



Irish Times (blog)

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne reviews Latest Readings by Clive James
Irish Times (blog)
Clive James has written more than 30 books, including novels, literary criticism and poetry. In 2010 he was diagnosed .... His amused, unpretentious, loving commentaries on the books he continues to enjoy are heart-warming and comforting. The volume is ...

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Lewiston Sun Journal

Laurel Mills launches latest book of poetry
Lewiston Sun Journal
Mills recently read her poetry at the Wilton Public Library during Wilton's annual Blueberry Festival. "I've wanted to write those poems to honor Beth's spirit," Mills said. "She has a life of her own and loves to go bowling and swimming. She has a ...



CapeCod.com News

A Poetry Valentine After 67 Years of Marriage
CapeCod.com News
But this year, Antin, a 20-year Centerville resident now living at Thirwood Place in South Yarmouth, has a new hat: poet. Antin's new poetry book, “Love in Old Age,” has been published by Mill City Press. The title poem is a kind of love note to his ...



Asbury Park Press

Poetry, Pop-Up concerts and more in September
Asbury Park Press
Composers Concordance, a collection of new music performers and composers based in New Jersey, presents a free multimedia performance on the theme of love at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at William Paterson University's Shea Auditorium, on the university's campus ...



Seven Days

Chard deNiord Appointed Next Vermont Poet Laureate
Seven Days
A cofounder of the New England College MFA program in poetry, deNiord is the author of the poetry collections Asleep in the Fire (1990), Sharp Golden Thorn (2003), Night Mowing (2005), and The Double Truth (2011). His book, Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers ...



Orlando Sentinel

Darryl Dawkins, Orlando's former teenage NBA wonder, dies at 58
Orlando Sentinel
"I was before my time in naming my dunks, and I'm the last guy I know who loves to go on dates and give a girl flowers and candies, and I love to write poetry." Maybe he was no Shakespeare. But then, Shakespeare couldn't dunk like Chocolate Thunder.

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Arkansas Times

'The presence of the past'
Arkansas Times
Poet Davis McCombs was awarded the 2015 Porter Fund Literary Prize earlier this month, joining Arkansas writers Mara Leveritt, Trenton Lee Stewart, Kevin Brockmeier and others in literary recognition. Born and raised in Kentucky, McCombs has lived with ...



Poems from the Hoot: In Praise of Beauty Aged
Foster's Daily Democrat
his love upon the one he once held dear. Such fault lies in his heart, that much is clear,. while mirrors cast an unforgiving gaze. The loveliness some seek is just veneer,. as aged wines, from wise men, garner praise. Each sunrise sets a banquet for ...



New York Times

No One to Rescue Me From My Drinking
New York Times
The knowledge that I was leaving made me socially apathetic at work, but I was slowly forming a friendship with this jazz-loving colleague. From my cubicle I could hear him address others with kindness and humor, and I became curious about this man and ...



New York Times

Movie Listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3
New York Times
'Love & Mercy' (PG-13, 2:00) The life and music of Brian Wilson, the sonically gifted, emotionally troubled genius of the Beach Boys, is the subject of this unusually sensitive and astute biopic, directed by Bill Pohlad. Paul Dano and John Cusack ...

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Emporia Gazette

Multiple sources inform 'Feelings'
Emporia Gazette
Nick Flynn's newest collection of poetry, “My Feelings: Poems,” released in July, makes footnotes at the end that clarify and give credit to his use of phrases, sources and unique forms of inspiration. Among the minor muses are the movie Gravity, Old ...



Irish Times

Fellow writers salute Philip Casey at 65 as he publishes his Selected Poems
Irish Times
His spare, elegaic poetry gives voice to themes of family, place, love in its many forms, political injustice, and pain, both physical and emotional. Casey lost a leg due to complications following intense radiation to treat cancer. He began writing ...



Ved Prachar Week observed
Chandigarh Tribune
Students presented a mesmerising dance performance emphasising on the loving bond of sister and brother. A poem dedicated to the siblings was also recited and the school choir performed on the occasion. Rakhi making activity was also held and little ...

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Angelo State's Continued Growth Depends Upon Improving Retention
San Angelo LIVE!
For instance, Mendoza explained that an idea to start a Slam Poetry organization on campus came from a poetry study performance class. The Program Council collaborated with academics and created a new program, Angelo Speaks, last year. Students ...



KRCC

The Big Something Radio Programme: Episode 7
KRCC
... Artocade: Trinidad's Art Car Parade; Eliot Gray Fisher of Austin Based ARCOS dance discusses The Warriors: A Love Story, a multimedia performance coming to colorado springs; And lastly, we check in with members of Hear Here's national slam poetry ...



Hyperallergic

A Poem by David Tomas Martinez
Hyperallergic
Those who look for hooks of love, kissing wolves, search for pairs of socks by making puppets,. forging rings, waving trembling emblems surrendering to themselves will stay unstitched. * * *. David Tomas Martinez's debut collection of poetry, Hustle ...



TravelPulse (blog)

The Local Flamenco Family of Cienfuegos Cuba
TravelPulse (blog)
We were also equally interested in learning about their lives and their backgrounds, so when we met Joel & Ivet of Hostal El Patio del Gitano in Cienfuegos and found out about their love (obsession?) with Spanish Flamenco culture, we were very ...



Saying it like she sees it
The Hindu
In other poems too, one sees a strong feminist voice: “But now I know the things I know/And do the things I do/And if you do not like me so/To hell, my love, with you.” There is a softer, gentler side to her writing too. You might take pleasure from ...



Irish Times

Julieann Campbell on Milk Teeth: poetry and the uses of enchantment
Irish Times
The kiss went nowhere, of course, but that night signalled the beginning of another life-long love affair. I thus became a diarist, which led me to poetry and in the decades since I have amassed a vast (and largely irrelevant) collection of old diaries ...



Indie Wire (blog)

Criticwire Classic of the Week: Nicholas Ray's 'They Live By Night'
Indie Wire (blog)
A typical story of lovers on the run told in atypical fashion, Nicholas Ray's debut film "They Live By Night" captures both the beauty and the unnerving terror of young love in the face of impossible odds. .... With those words, superimposed over ...



Financial Times

Sitting in the garden at his Cambridge home beneath the Japanese maple tree ...
Financial Times
“I just love the contact and there's a big difference between a polite laugh, which the English are very nice about, you know, and a real one and I love getting the real one, the authentic, helpless, from-the-gut guffaw. “I'm doing it right now, here ...



The Lit'ry Life 2015: Poetry by Dick Greene
Harvard Press
They're in love. Their hearts beat the band. They can't think of anything else. IT's overwhelming ... and so IT goes. Then one day, one of them meets another. There's a click and here IT comes again. How could IT happen? Again? IT happens. Who's the ...



Sports Illustrated Kids (blog)

Author Interview: Red Sox Poet Dick Flavin
Sports Illustrated Kids (blog)
I did not start writing poems until several years after graduating from college, when I realized that writing and speaking in verse was an effective way to get people's attention. Despite my love for baseball and the Red Sox, it did not occur to me to ...



St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)

Poem-A-Day - 'Abeyance' by Rebecca Foust
St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
I thought of how a cabbage's growth-expressed first as a reckless, splayed vulnerability then as something that becomes more closely held and dense-was like a parent's love for a child, and then the poem came." — Rebecca Foust. About Rebecca Foust.



KXLY Spokane

Methow Valley continues to mourn the loss of fallen firefighters
KXLY Spokane
The families of the three firefighters who died in the Okanogan Complex Fire near Twisp were taken to see the site were their loved ones had perished. Firefighters escorted family members to that site ... "His poetry was very boisterous and it was ...

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RollingStone.com

Patti Smith Leads Powerful 'Horses' Set in Jimi Hendrix's Studio
RollingStone.com
The room itself was dimly lit and the stage was set up in front of a glass wall separating it from the mixing booth – drummer Jay Dee Daugherty played in an isolation booth on stage left – and Smith's copy of Horses, a poetry book and some of her ...

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Gloucester Daily Times

How Gloucester shaped a poet
Gloucester Daily Times
Then, there's page 161, on which we learn that “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” the poem that catapulted Eliot to fame and is hailed as “the starting gun for modernist poetry,” was written in the pages of an ordinary notebook purchased right here ...

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The Guardian

Tim Key, the superstar standup poet, on fishcakes, Footlights and the fringe
The Guardian
How does the poetry community feel about him? Do they feel he sullies their art? “Poets love me,” he smiles. “They embrace me. Actually, I don't really know many poets. But I used to go to a lot of poetry gigs and they were remarkably tolerant of me.” ...



The Straits Times

Mum's poem brings tears
The Straits Times
Leong, 68, has two poetry collections under her belt - Love Is Not Enough (1991) and Women Without Men (2000). She is working on her third, Passions, slated for publishing next year. She taught at the Department of English Language and Literature at ...



Telegraph.co.uk

The 10 best love poems
Telegraph.co.uk
'Love knows not 'mine' or 'thine'': Here Christina Rossetti champions mutual, adoring love between two people. Not just for the star-struck lover, this poem explores the symbiotic relationship of love with charming modesty. The canon of love poetry ...

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The Japan Times

Indie act Ykiki Beat broadens its horizons on 'When the World is Wide'
The Japan Times
Ykiki Beat's other members don't share Akiyama's love of poetry but are on the same page when it comes to music. During their teens the members bonded over bands such as Joy Division, The Jesus & Mary Chain and The Strokes. They formed the band in ...



Huffington Post

31 Powerful Robin Williams Movie Quotes
Huffington Post
We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. ... But if there's love, dear... those are the ties that bind, and you'll have a family in your heart, forever. All my love to you, poppet ...


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