MFA Creative Writing


Bloomberg

Welcome to the Putin Show: Love, Poetry, Bears
Bloomberg
Vladimir Putin won't let a currency crisis get in the way of a good show, or indeed his love life. Fielding questions from hundreds of reporters during one of the toughest tests of his 15-year rule, the Russian leader was happy to entertain some off ...
Bears, love, poetry: welcome to the Vladimir Putin showChicago Tribune
• Vladimir Putin holds 10th annual press conferenceTelegraph.co.uk

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New York Times

Mark Strand, a revelatory poet of love and death
Los Angeles Times
One of the many clichés about poetry is that it is an art with just two subjects: love and death. Mark Strand, who died on Saturday at 80, duly addressed love and death in his poems, but in radically lyrical, revelatory ways. He was an unconventional ...
10 Great Titles for the Poet's Wish ListHuffington Post
Mark Strand, 80, Dies; Pulitzer-Winning Poet LaureateNew York Times

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The Surprisingly Erotic Poetry of Bertolt Brecht
The New Republic
Brecht's love poems might just as easily be dubbed the death of love poems, since he is concerned with the vicissitudes of love, with the manner in which one is first defined and then destroyed by love. You get the feeling that sex for Brecht is not ...



Palo Alto Online

Pure poetry: Resident Barbara Allen creates Palo Alto's first 'poetry post'
Palo Alto Online
Palo Alto native Barbara Allen has loved poetry since childhood. Raised by an aunt who lived on Coleridge Avenue, she played along streets named for some of the world's most celebrated poets: Tennyson, Melville, Coleridge and Emerson. As a teen, Allen ...

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Jewish Journal

Kirk Douglas, a poet at 98, gets personal
Jewish Journal
The cover of “Life Could Be Verse” shows an early photo of Douglas and his wife, fondly kissing, and the subtitle “Reflections on love, loss and what really matters.” In his previous 10 books, Douglas' prose is marked by the artlessness of a man whose ...
Kirk and Anne Douglas reflect on 60-year romanceSouth Bend Tribune

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The Australian

Pregnancy and motherhood feature powerfully in the poetry of Lucy Williams and ...
The Australian
Williams is essentially a poet of the emotions — and the more visceral ones at that: birth, death, grief, love. Most of the poems feel autobiographical though they do employ strategies to make them more universal. This is not confessional poetry as we ...



New Pittsburgh Courier

Starrett Poetry Prize winner writes “long love song” to his hometown
New Pittsburgh Courier
PITTSBURGH—Chicago author and rapper Nathaniel Marshall has won the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press for his manuscript Wild Hundreds. Marshall described the collection as a “long love song to Chicago,” ...



CARL LOVE: A seed of poetry grows
Press-Enterprise
So Kendra made a poetry book like all my students make, one with an acrostics, an A-B-C poem, the couplets, some triplets, a concrete poem and even haiku for the really adventurous. The styles come from a workbook I have for budding poets because you ...



Statesman Journal

Poet's love of nature, gardening shine through
Statesman Journal
This urgent attentiveness is exactly the mindset that poet Charles Goodrich cultivates in his 2010 book "Going to Seed: Dispatches from the Garden." Published by Silverfish Review Press in Eugene, this slim, earth-toned volume contains 52 prose poems ...



Canton's First Poet Laureate Indulges Love Of Language And Nature
Hartford Courant
"I live in an environment that is conducive to my love of language and my love of the natural world," Hofmann said. "When the poet position opened up I said, 'I must apply.' " Hofmann said a town poet laureate can help make poetry more accessible and ...



Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Free verse: Mayfair mall poets express your holiday sentiments
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"It's an opportunity to help spread some holiday cheer and put people in a good mood," said Tims, 37, a wellness consultant, actress and dancer who loves poetry and has been driving to Wauwatosa from the Chicago area on Thursdays for the poet's gig.



Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Author pairs poets with their beverage of choice
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Local poet and author Elliot O. Lipchik loves wine and poetry in equal measure. And in his new book — published in this final stanza of 2014 — he puts the two together. From Edgar Allan Poe, who drank too much, to Marianne Moore, who drank not at all ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

Review: 'Twenty Poems that Could Save America and Other Essays,' by Tony ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“If we are not in love with poems, the problem may be that we are not teaching the right poems. … If anthologies were structured to represent the way that most of us actually learn, they would begin in the present and 'progress' into the past.” Think ...



PGH City Paper

Reviews of two new poetry collections by Chuck Kinder
PGH City Paper
With multiple health problems and age catching up, Kinder claims in interviews he was unable to maintain the energy necessary to write novels, and started focusing on his literary first love: poetry. Much of the work in All That Yellow and Imagination ...



Arab News

Lebanese 'giant of poetry' Aql dead at 102
Arab News
Lebanese poet Said Aql, whose work was loved by Arab readers but who hated Arabism so much that he invented a latinized version of the Lebanese dialect, died Friday aged 102. Aql championed Lebanese nationalism, while often espousing contradictory ...
Lebanon mourns loss of yet another giant, poet Said AklThe Daily Star

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USA TODAY

Through poetry, Kirk Douglas reflects on 'Life'
USA TODAY
"I'm glad that that period is over and now we can talk about love," he says simply. Ask him about living through McCarthyism (and 16 presidents) and he's resolute: "Everything can be improved, but I think now we have the best (political) process in the ...
Kirk Douglas Approaches 98, Publishes Poetry Book About LifeThe Inquisitr

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Poetry roundup: Alixa Doom, Michael Bazzett, Ray Gonzalez and Lynette Reini ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“The more he walked the land the more he loved it,” she writes of a newly arrived Finnish immigrant. The love in Reini-Grandell's poems is not rarefied; it embraces the muck of the land and the claw and teeth of animals — which include humans.

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The West Australian

Zoo a backdrop for Valentine poets
The West Australian
Next year's sunset Poetry d'Amour event promises to be one of the biggest and best yet, writes William Yeoman. Can there be a better way to mark the cadence of Valentine's Day than by listening to live love poetry as the sun goes down in the surrounds ...



Share “Video & interview - Poetic license:...”
NewsOK.com
Through fall 2015, the airy studio in the northwest corner of the landmark Skirvan hotel's first floor will be the permanent home for Edmond native Kerri Shadid's popular Poetry Stand, for which she writes spontaneous custom poems on the spot, as well ...

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The Poetry Of Yelp: How The Reviews Site Became A Massive Platform For ...
Fast Company
In his recent review of Cheese Plus, a San Francisco shop he gave a five-star review, Garcia writes a story about two people who stare into the moon and speak out an ancient incantation to summon a powerful but nefarious cheese-loving villain. By ...

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The Columbian

African-American poets get their due
The Columbian
... newspapers — the main literary outlet for black authors and poets of the time — "Voices" covers the gamut of African-American poetry from 1827 to 1899: odes to freedom and condemnation of slavery, celebrations of life and love, calls to religion ...



Four arts, cultural groups land state grants
Opelousas Daily World
That belief caused Patrice Melnick to launch the Festival of Words — less a single event than a moveable feast of spoken word open mic nights, literary evenings, even drive-by poetry every month throughout the year. Attendance at these events varies ...



Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Translations needed for poetry project at Meldrum Park
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The Romanian came from a Sioux Falls couple, Adrian and Vica Anton, immigrants from East Europe. "First of all I love poetry, and we have an old history of poetry in our country. I love this kind of stuff," Vica Anton said. Her native tongue is not an ...

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'Philip Larkin': A small, sad man who wrote great poetry?
Christian Science Monitor
The complications of Larkin's personal life found their way, inevitably, into the poems. Some of them are love poems, directed toward various beloveds. The lovely “Broadcast,” for example, has Larkin listening, on the radio, to a concert that Monica ...



Chaffee County Times

Andersen publishes new book of poems
Chaffee County Times
Linda Andersen has published another book of poetry, “Poems, Sticky Notes, and Stories”, which took her a year to complete. “My love of poetry came from my mama who also loved writing poetry,” Andersen said. “I started writing poetry more as an adult ...

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Petoskey News-Review

Local author shares love and loss in poetry collection
Petoskey News-Review
A poem included in “Mostly Poems, “I'll love you forever,” was published in the Petoskey News-Review. Jean said her poems have also been included in the 2014 Bay View Literary Magazine and “Mostly Poems” is available at Horizon Books in Petoskey.

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New York Post

In My Library: Sophie Kinsella
New York Post
It's a poem meets novel that's for children but for adults, too; for people who love poetry and people who don't. It features a boy, a dog and his teacher, and when I first read it, I didn't have a dog. Now I'm the proud and adoring owner of Hestia, an ...

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New York Times

'The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume I'
New York Times
As with much Indian religious poetry, the author, Annamayya, a devotional poet writing in 15th-century southern India, slides deliciously from the sacred to the sensuous and back again: What appears at first to be a secular love poem is revealed to be ...

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New York Times

Our thoughts: Virginia O'Hanlon
Covington News
Only faith, fancy, poetry, love, romance, can push aside that curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty and glory beyond. Is it all real? Ah, Virginia, in all this world there is nothing else real and abiding. No Santa Claus! Thank God he lives ...
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa ClausNew Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Milpitas Post editorial: Journalism from 1897 captures the wonder of a youngsterSanta Cruz Sentinel

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The Independent

Jon Stallworthy: Poet and scholar acclaimed for his own work and championing ...
The Independent
Root and Branch (1969) in the Phoenix Living Poets series introduced many to this new voice. The Penguin Book of Love Poetry (1973), unbuttoned and unhackneyed, shared a cover with the next collection, Hand in Hand (1974). Translation in partnership ...



What's happening in Cenla
Alexandria Town Talk
National poetry slam champion and host of AMoA's highly popular 'Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Performing Arts Series', Sha'Condria "iCon" Sibley, will lead a 2-day high-energy creative writing and performing workshop for youth ages 13-21.Free ...

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The Daily Star

A Mid-Aged Passionate Lover
The Daily Star
POETRY for Anwarul Kabir is a set of dialogues with self or, with the beloved. His poems are, mostly, recollections in tranquility, and often from atonality with affinity. “Mohdhanno Kharai Tobu Ashey Prem” (Love Comes even in Life's Afternoon), Kabir ...



The Missoulian

Kirk Douglas at 98 proves a sublime master of rhyme
The Missoulian
“You get to be strong enough to be weak.” “Life Can Be Verse” is also a love letter to his wife. “We've been married over 60 years and that's something,” he said, breaking into a warm smile. As a college student at St. Lawrence University, Douglas used ...



Jamaica Gleaner

Poetry carved in ceramics
Jamaica Gleaner
The skill of moulding exquisite and sometimes provocative pieces from clay is something the Jamaica-born artist has nurtured and loved since he was a child. While at high school in England. Pinto fell in love with the feel, versatility and ...



Chandigarh Tribune

With love from Khushwant
Chandigarh Tribune
His translations of Urdu poetry of his all-time favourites like Ghalib, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, and works of Saadat Hasan Manto, Rajinder Singh Bedi, Amrita Pritam make the reader admire his deep insight and love for literature. His love for Urdu poetry is ...



Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen Comes to Langley for Interview, Reading and ...
Broadway World
Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen Comes to Langley for Interview, Reading and Workshop, 1/ Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen returns to Whidbey Island to share her poetry, talk about her new book, "Every Dress a Decision," and to teach a ...



Know This Love: Digital clutter and my life's work
SFBay
But even with that, it takes time and energy to go through everything and decide what to keep and what to throw. And while I will probably always remain attached to my poetry, my music, my essays, my column installments – this reminded me that they do ...



Newstalk 106-108 fm

VIDEO: If you love Monaghan and Patrick Kavanagh's poetry, you'll love this
Newstalk 106-108 fm
Outside of the perennial challengers for All Ireland titles, it is always good to see other counties enjoying spells of glory. Take Monaghan for example. Last year they ended a 25-year wait for elite silverware by winning the Ulster title and also came ...



Lakota awards woman, 81, honorary diploma
Hamilton Journal News (subscription)
Lafferty's affinity for literature and English composition have manifested themselves in journals full of poetry and narratives. Her love for history has shown through her dedication to the Liberty Twp. Historical Society. Charlotte and her late ...



ABC News

The Deeper Meaning Behind the Final Song on 'Colbert Report'
ABC News
"The Colbert Report" ended its nine-season run Thursday on a personal note, with the series closing with one of host Stephen Colbert's favorite songs. As the show's credits appeared, a 1998 song called "Holland, 1945" by Neutral Milk Hotel played.
Stephen Colbert signed off final Report with sadness, rolling credits over ...National Post

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Brantford Expositor

Imagination Library gets children excited to read
Brantford Expositor
For Heath, who has been receiving the free monthly books from the Imagination Library for three years, it means a carefully constructed library of about 36 books that he loves, such as The Little Engine That Could. For his baby sister, the program has ...



The New Indian Express

ONV's Poems in Russian Released
The New Indian Express
For this reason, he has been invited to numerous poetry meets in Russia, said the Consul. He added that Russian translation will bring Malayalam works close to Russians who love Malayalam literature. Madhusoodanan Nair said that any poet, whose works ...



The Hindu

An enigma in life and death
The Hindu
How we loved him when we were young! In our late teens, we were aspiring poets trying to find our way in the literary jungle. At that age, who will not be smitten by love poetry like this, “I want to do with you, what spring does with the cherry trees ...

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Saratoga Wire

Reinventing the wheel: Columbo Anonymous
Saratoga Wire
I can't stop watching these two shows: Portlandia and Columbo. Have you seen them? Portlandia is about all the folks you might meet in Portland, Oregon. It's a quirky, contemporary, funny, spot-on show that highlights different sorts of people such as ...



State hosts Sahitya Akademi`s two-day long poetry fest
KanglaOnline
People seem to be unaware of poetry`™s contribution to the world, he said observing that poetry helps spread the message of love, peace, and humanity. H Bihari said Manipur is a small State with a rich cultural heritage. Organising the festival in the ...

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The Independent

Eric Korn: Polymath whose work took in poetry, literary criticism, antiquarian ...
The Independent
A love of language expressed itself in his writing; he was a talented if undisciplined poet, and literary critic for a number of papers. A love of HG Wells (his collection is now the University of Calgary's Eric Korn HG Wells collection) steered him ...



The Express Tribune

Power of the pen: Heartbreak on paper
The Express Tribune
Shakir believes poets are the eyes and ears of society. “How can we fall silent during such a tragedy,” he explains. “Peshawar is the cultural centre of Pukhtuns. No matter where we are in the world, our love for the city will not fade away. In fact, a ...



The Journal

Poet Imtiaz Dharker published in North East to be honoured by Queen
The Journal
A poet brought to Britain by love and the Northumberland publisher Bloodaxe Books is to be awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, one of literature's highest honours. Imtiaz Dharker, whose work is known to thousands of GCSE students, will become ...

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Helena Independent Record

Good Morning, Helena: Sunday, Dec. 21
Helena Independent Record
It's going to be a long night for people who love the sun, but it only gets better from here. Today is officially Winter Solstice, which means tonight will be the longest night of the year. ... Among them are a celebration of meditation, jazz, poetry ...

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Diana Whitney debuts first poetry collection
Brattleboro Reformer
Whitney's collection longs for spiritual ecstasy through the natural world. The poems heave with poppy stalks and hard winters. Apple and maple trees become the color of middle school danger, of teenage lust, of married love. Snakes arrive as wedding ...



Richard Rico: Day of whine and proses
TheReporter.Com
It dawned on me, the world today is so whacked by our design; that it's an opera made for poetry, even if it's mine. The partisan aisle in old D.C. ... are my personal poetry. You out there, thanks for being there, it is for you I write; may love and ...



Ravalli Republic

Poet Mark Gibbons: Verse says what society leaves unsaid
Ravalli Republic
It's an outlook he follows in his own writing, which earned him a 2014 Montana Arts Council Innovation Award. They praised his “clear-eyed ability to look at himself and lay himself out there” and described him as an “heir to a long tradition of male ...

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Toronto Star

Where Have You Been? Selected Essays, Michael Hofmann: Review
Toronto Star
His love for the poems of Bishop and Lowell, who sound mid-Atlantic when they don't sound purely English, appeal to him more. His writing is so good, however, that he will make converts, and where he doesn't, his writing will always give pleasure.



'Paula' could not spell her own name
Trinidad News
Throughout her school life Michaellee James struggled to read because of early childhood impediments and found herself cut off from mainstream education. “The system made me feel like I was nothing,” James said, and for years she underperformed.



The Providence Journal

Paul McCartney at 72, looks back, but mostly ahead
The Providence Journal
So he is as comfortable declaring “Hope for the Future” as he was confiding “I believe in yesterday,” as likely to imagine a lonely old woman (“Eleanor Rigby”) as to put in a word for “Silly Love Songs.” At times he takes on social causes, or at least ...

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Getting a kick out of grandaughters' soccer matches
Burlington County Times
And what happened next also was a mystery to me, but one I found I could easily love. ... Emily played with a vengeance I never knew was in this little girl who always had seemed to prefer analyzing poetry and painting than this — well, to me, blood ...



The Guardian

Rachel Joyce: 'People often ask questions about Harold Fry, as if he were a ...
The Guardian
Yes, I think that's it now. I honestly think I've said all I have to say about Harold. I hadn't meant to write about him again after finishing The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy but at an event for the book somebody asked me if I could tell the ...



Journal and Courier

Letters to the editor: Dec. 21
Journal and Courier
Their culture is rich in art, literature, music, poetry and mysticism — all offshoots of harmony and love. In a country with such a rich heritage, why would violence be acceptable? The answer is: It is not. But when corruption and nepotism are the ...

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Young artists' quest to make art public
Inquirer.net
... UP Law students might find respite in a Garibay or a Samson amidst bookshelves, reminding: “Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay ...



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Connecting the Sibley/Watson dots
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A work in progress and a labor of love, the timeline — at http://mag.rochester.edu/timeline/family-history-esw/ — brings clarity to a saga that can seem too tangled to unravel, if only because everybody in the story appears to be a Sibley or a Watson ...



PJ Media

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things
PJ Media
I love particularly Werewolf Principle and They Walked Like Men. They Walked Like Men used to bother me as I thought it was ... And, look, Ursula, if you wanted to call it "poetry inspired by..." then I'd have no trouble, but passing this off as a ...



Kavita Trust honours Iqbal Sayeedi with Mathias Family Poetry Award
Times of India
Born in culturally vibrant town of Bhatkal in the 1950's, Iqbal Sayeedi went on to become an inventive poet known for his love for advancement of local Nawayath culture, traditions, values and the language. His brother Payaam Sayeedi, who later became ...

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Book review: 'Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love,' by James Booth
Washington Post
As late as the 1970s, it was hard to find Philip Larkin's poetry in American bookstores. I remember searching all over Washington for his first collection, “The North Ship” (1945), before locating a paperback in the now long-gone Daedalus Bookshop next ...

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ChristianToday

Justin Welby: 'The only certainty in life is Christ'
ChristianToday
He admitted he loves music but finds he is "incapable" of remembering it and his staff helped him choose the discs for the programme. His first record, In The Jungle, reminded him of playing the card game Racing Demon with the family, when he would try ...

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Astrology
The Missoulian
If you are single, strap on your seat belt as you climb on the roller coaster of love. It is very likely that you will meet someone who gives you a case of the butterflies. Take your time before making a commitment. If you are attached, your ...

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Geography of Grace classes set for another season
Helena Independent Record
Poetry, essays and images spark the imagination; then through journaling, sharing, and listening, participants explore the geography without and within, and discover Grace. “I delight in leading Geography of Grace,” says Barker. “I love being a midwife ...



The Top Ten Comedy Books of 2014
The Interrobang
Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan: Gaffigan takes his favorite thing in the world and transfers it from his stand up act to hardcover: food. Gaffigan expounds on food in every way you can imagine, from his favorite types, to how food makes him ... Yes ...



NPR

NPR's Book Concierge
NPR
Use the filters below to explore some 250 titles NPR staff and critics loved this year. .... “Though Claudia Rankine's poetry, by turns lyrical and narrative, is always stunning in its ability to speak to the present American moment, Citizen feels ...

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TODAYonline

2014 in review: Controversy strikes the arts and entertainment
TODAYonline
Poet Grace Chia alleged gender bias over the results of this year's Singapore Literature Prize's English poetry category, after the award was jointly given to two male poets, Joshua Ip and Yong Shu Hoong. ARTS TERM LICENSING. Led by Arts Engage, ...



NJ.com

Stacy Brandt's dream; Old Alden Field; CASA love; BEN Column, Dec. 20, update 4
NJ.com
"The feeling of all the old tournaments is gone and it is just another game now played in a new stadium.'' — wooden bleacher bum. —. We loved the old Alden Field. There was not another park like it. When something gets old, why can't you you ...



Times of India

Struck by an arrow
Mumbai Mirror
"The emotion manifests itself in different ways and touches all of us at various points in our lives. In Mirziya it's about the eyes, the touch, the romance of Gulzar's poetry. They say love is in the air because while you can't see it, you can feel it ...
Struck by an arrorwAhmedabad Mirror

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Yareah Magazine

Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: stage center…
Yareah Magazine
Since childhood, Ms. Gilstrap has had a love of words-of writing and other arts. An individualist, she chooses not to follow any pre-conceived pattern for the outlay of these words – rather, she allows them the freedom to forge their own path as they ...



Music to the Ears: Music Therapists Tap into the Sick, the Old, the Disabused
Dissident Voice
The adults wrote, sometimes poetry, sometimes memoirs. Those forms of art helped bridge the PTSD and emotional .... You've never know dear, how much I love you, please don't take my sunshine away . . . .” Working with the young and the old, whether ...



The Sudbury Star

Jazz to warm up a cold Sudbury night
The Sudbury Star
Their common link was their love of Indian music and intense involvement in striving to make the world a more caring and peaceful place. "They had a common vision of bringing Eastern messages to the ... of the evening's honorees, and his newest group ...



Scotsman

Albums of the Year: Mogwai | Boega | Young Fathers
Scotsman
Songs Of Love And War on the Champs Hill label was clearly linked to the centenary of the Great War. Georges Brassens' ironically comic The War of ... Meanwhile, Dmitri Shostakovich, in exile and denied a return to the besieged city, was orchestrating ...

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Poetry on a plate
San Diego Reader
Expensive, but love grilling, love lamb. I order that and a cup of green tea ($2), to settle ye old palate. #Oh, and what the heck. Just in case I'm still hungry I go for that $4 kappa sushi roll too. #Almost straight away, Jun brings a tiny square ...



Books: Kirk Douglas reflects on life as man, father and a husband in 'Life ...
Salt Lake Tribune
The rakish screen legend with the famously dimpled chin made that abundantly clear on a recent afternoon at his Beverly Hills home, a few days before the release of his poetry collection "Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really ...



New York Times

Anjelica Huston: By the Book
New York Times
And then when things get too literate, I will dive into love poetry — Elizabeth Barrett Browning; W. B. Yeats; poems from Maud Gonne MacBride; John Donne; and Shakespeare's sonnets. The all-time best self-help book? The I Ching, because it can be ...

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville's Christmas in Scotland features Jamie Laval
Asheville Citizen-Times
Talented, award-winning, charming, witty and inquisitive; his immense ability on violin shines brightest when paired with his love of Scottish music and culture. Delving into the roots of our modern day holiday traditions, he's created a show combining ...



The Guardian

World Book Night adds poetry to mass giveaway next April
The Guardian
Featuring well-known modern poetry including TS Eliot's Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock and Philip Larkin's An Arundel Tomb, as well as lesser-known poems by the late Scots Makar Edwin Morgan, Polish Nobel laureate Wislawa Szymborska and Australia's ...
World Book Night 2015: free books revealedTelegraph.co.uk

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Newbury Weekly News Group

Thatcham schoolgirl's poem published
Newbury Weekly News Group
I have a love of English but I did not expect such positive feedback,” she said. “I don't write poems often but I might consider writing more now that I have had this feedback. I didn't think my love for English and ability to write was at this level ...



Curbed Cup First Round Results! The Inner Sunset Dominates
Curbed SF
Voting for the Curbed Cup is on hold for today while we review the results from this week's contests. In a big upset, the No. 16 seed, Inner Sunset, toppled No. 1 seed NoPa, capturing 66 percent of the vote and garnering the most votes of any ...

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Spoken Word ND Poetry Slam
Observer Online
Garrett Blad took the stage and told us that he wanted to write a love poem but “my mind is full of numbers.” He took us through the story of the glacier lily and the broad-tailed hummingbird. He lamented that the glacier lily and the broad-tailed ...

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Valencia County News Bulletin

Poetry in motion
Valencia County News Bulletin
(Julia M. Dendinger-News-Bulletin photo) Combining a love for poetry and music, Debbi Gutierrez sings about spending the holidays with man's best friend, an old dog named Blue. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and dog lover, Gutierrez is a ...



Take a few steps back and rethink gifting
Cherry Hill Courier Post
On the other hand, you might want the process of choosing a special something for someone you love to take longer than 12 minutes. Then there are all those people ... A story, poetry, photo series that takes awhile to complete. Giving with intention is ...



Muncie Star Press

Phil Ball: Short story of my life and times
Muncie Star Press
Further into the literature of this English language, I learned to love the words of a poet playwright from a tiny village in England called Avon. His father made gloves. This Will Shakespeare centuries ago wrote words that still are heard today around ...

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Podcast Reviews: No Pressure To Be Funny AND You Made It Weird
Huffington Post
At one point Deacon points out how actual numbers make ludicrous one of Brand's points in his recent book Revolution, which prompts Cruttenden to say, "You are ruining the poetry with facts." A lot of this episode keeps poking at ongoing UKIP (United ...



Yourstory.in

Calling closet poets, look what The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective is unveiling
Yourstory.in
In their own ways, Minla Hajratwala, Shikha Malaviya and Ellen Kombivil have been filling their jars of happiness with this rainbow, until they decided to share their love of poetry through The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective. It is the coming ...



Sacramento Bee

What does it say if dogs get better treatment than inmates?
Sacramento Bee
The dogs marched under the barbed razor and electric fencing, across the prison yard and into Cellblock Five. Paws for Life, a program of Karma Rescue and the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, had arrived at California State Prison, ...



ChristianToday

The stories behind the nation's favourite Christmas carols
ChristianToday
It is not really deep theology or soaring poetry, after all. However, it is enormously popular and children love it because of its strong story. It was written by John Mason Neale (1818-1866), an Anglican priest who was an expert in ancient legends and ...
Christmas carols, hymns remain holiday traditionCanton Repository

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Harvard Gazette

Vietnam, the ongoing memory
Harvard Gazette
They read novels, poetry, and letters. They watched Hollywood movies, pondered grave documentaries, and pored over public documents. “The Vietnam War produced a remarkably wide array of representations,” said course instructor Steven Biel, executive ...

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Khaleej Times

Impression of the city in blurred lines
Khaleej Times
When did you first discover your talent/love for art? I started young. As a child I always wanted to draw. My drawing excited the other children and adults. I found that I was able to do something with my hands, that nobody else could do. Some children ...



The Daily Advertiser

Bookish ideas for any remaining gift givers
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The University of Mississippi Press offers a memoir of Louisiana artist Rolland Golden accented by 150 illustrations, including some of the artist never seen before, in "Rolland Golden: Life, Love and Art in the French Quarter." Golden worked in a ...

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AMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: 'Rain rattles on the metal roof'
MyWebTimes.com
The neighbor's horses idle / under the roof / of their three-sided shelter, / looking out at the rain. / Sometimes / one or another / will fade into the shadows / in the corner, maybe / to eat, or drink. / Still, the others stand, / blowing out their ...



Den of Geek!

Sailor Moon Crystal: Act 12 - Enemy/Queen Metalia Review
Den of Geek!
Beryl has this somewhat clichéd but ultimately relatable backstory of being motivated by a love that wasn't returned, and her desperation to have that love for herself led her to sell her soul. No problem. I'll bite. The problem is that up until now ...

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Thich Nhat Hanh, still in coma, is recalled across the globe
Patheos (blog)
It would re-awaken men to the teaching of beauty and love found in peace. It would help ... But I cannot separate any one year's contributions from his immeasurable living legacy—pacifism, engaged Buddhism, interfaith, mindfulness, poetry, and more ...



TONIGHT: Less holiday cheer, more nightmare with Galway Kinnell
bestofneworleans.com (blog)
... Poetry and Theatre Company and includes Mikko and Diana Shortez, says the volume of poems might seem like a gloomy choice for the holidays, but inherent in its darkness is a sense of love and wonder. "It is not a cheerful poem, but it is as ...



NorthJersey.com

Totowa residents participate in holiday poetry and music event in Clifton
NorthJersey.com
A former Woodland Park resident, Pych began writing poetry as a way to record her family's history. She's written about just about all of her family members - her grandparents, her children and her husband, to name a few. "I love it. I couldn't find ...

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Herald Sun

Combining science and poetry wins MLC student an international competition
Herald Sun
Kate Morrison recently combined the love of two of her favourite subjects when she took out the International Science Poetry Competition for students aged 12-14 years. Kate's poem, The Mystery Brew, was crowned the winner from an international field.



Teton Valley News

On why poetry matters
Teton Valley News
Teton High School students once again competed in the local Poetry Out Loud (POL) contest, a national program started by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Poetry Foundation to encourage “the nation's youth to learn about great poetry ...

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