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A community love poem  Florida Weekly

During this month of "love," I am pleased to share a poem to the community written by residents who joined the trustees and team of the Southwest Florida.

Love, poetry and pan-Arabism: The broken dream of Balqis and Nizar  Middle East Eye

Every year, Arab scholars commemorate the 1981 assassination of Balqis al-Rawi, wife of poet Nizar Qabbani. He stopped writing about love - and the Arab ...

“Love Poems (For Married People)” Author John Kenney: Being with another person is when all the crazy stuff happens  WGN Radio - Chicago

Love Poems (For Married People) Author John Kenney joins John Williams to explain why he created a satirical take on love poetry. But then, he goes into why ...

Affairs of the heart: Our affection for love poetry shows no sign of fading  Irish Examiner

Our love affair with love poetry's as old as time and showing no signs of fading, writes Rita de Brún. Time was when the Bible was considered the oldest book ...

Spiritual and Love Poetry with Karen Kenyon  San Diego CityBEAT

Please join us on Sunday February 10 from 1:30-4:30pm at SD Writers Ink for a time to share and learn about Spiritual and Love Poetry. This class will be a ...

Why we are in love with poetry again

It's official: poetry is more popular than cricket. It was recently reported that, in any given year, more adults in England wrote a poem than played in a cricket ...

Falling in Love and Love Poetry  Prospectus

by: Paul R. Benson. When we dare to fall in love, it is as if our feet stand atop a precipice as we contemplate the leap of faith into the unknown. How far does one ...

Seeking poems of love for seventh annual Herald-Mail Media Love Poetry Contest  Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail Media invites readers to compose and enter love poetry in the seventh annual Herald-Mail Media Love Poetry Contest.

Love songs and poems of the great Irish writers for Valentine’s Day  IrishCentral

Looking for something special for the inside of your Valentine's Day card? Look no further. These Irish poems and songs could inspire anyone.

What Charles Bukowski’s Glamorous Displays of Alcoholism Left Out  The New York Times

A new collection of the writer's prose and poems, “On Drinking,” makes clear how evasive he was even in his most seemingly honest work. Can Bukowski's view ...

Craig Morgan Teicher Reads Forrest Gander  The New Yorker

Craig Morgan Teicher joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Forrest Gander's poem “Son,” and his own poem “Son.”

5 favorite love poems in honor of Valentine's Day February 13, 2019  USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Former California Poet Laureate and USC Dornsife Professor of English Carol Muske-Dukes selects a variety of poetic works that celebrate love, romance and ...

Annual Poetry Contest Inspires Youth to Spread Love and Equality  KAAL

An annual poetry contest aimed at inspiring local students to spread love and equality organized a presentation of the winners on Saturday.


Virginia Prowell (2-12-2019) Love has it's beginning at childbirth. As a miracle of life is delivered to earth. The Mother's love is immediate and profound

Valentine's Day – Georgian poets about love  Georgianjournal

Georgian poets, Georgian poems, galaktion tabidze, giorgi leonidze, paolo iashvili, romantic love, passionate love, inspired by muses, love muses.

Valentine’s Day quotes 2019: Love poems, romantic messages and Instagram caption ideas  Evening Standard

If red roses by the dozen and greeting cards bigger than your head are anything to by, Valentine's Day is all about showing off. On February 14, our timelines will ...

Lively poems in new collection | News, Sports, Jobs  The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Lisa Bellamy's collection of poems, “The Northway,” is a boisterous, rollicking, often bawdy frolic as she encounters bears, groundhogs, pigeons, and her own ...

Boulder Poet Andrea Gibson Writes Through Love And War In 'Lord Of The Butterflies'  Colorado Public Radio

Boulder poet Andrea Gibson weaves together love poetry with entries that explore protests, gun violence, homophobia and even war. The complexities and ...

What Is Love? Teachers, Share This Prompt With Your Students  NPR

NPR's Morning Edition is asking kids and students to write a poem with the prompt, "Love is." Teachers, please share this prompt with your class and submit their ...

Pace: What Mary Oliver's poetry taught me  Covington News

On Jan. 17 I lost a dear friend. Mary Oliver wasn't someone I knew personally, and I didn't even get the chance to hear her in person. But she's accompanied me ...

Poetry Friday: Decades Of Love  KNAU Arizona Public Radio

KNAU listener Michael Fillerup raises the bar for romance in this week's Valentine's edition of Poetry Friday. The retired teacher and his wife Rebecca.


There will be no Love, Poetry and Song Charity concert this year. The annual event, organized by the Barbados Government Information *Service*, has been ...

New Mom Writes Brutally Honest Poem About Her Husband Sleeping Through The Night Instead Of Helping Her With The Baby  Comic Sands

In the dead of night, as her newborn's father lay sleeping, a tired mother wrote a poem burning him which has gone viral.

Aiming to change people's lives through his poetry  News24

A LOCAL poet from the Makhabeleni area, Ntobeko Makhaye (16), known as Dapoet, scooped a prestigious award at a poetry competition recently.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil visits Storrs Barnes & Noble to talk all things poetry  UConn Daily Campus

Aimee Nezhukumatathil is entering her fifth year as poetry editor for “Orion,” a quarterly, advertisement-free magazine that focuses on nature, science, poetry ...

Byrd's Books in Bethel hosts 'Read a Love Poem Night!'  Danbury News Times

When it comes to poetry, Bethel's Byrd's Books is in love. So, in celebration of St. Valentine, Eros, and iambic pentameter, the popular bookstore will open its ...

Poems, fine wines, songs and a 'thing called love'  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Love is not consolation. It is light — Friedrich Nietzsche Ah, sweet mystery of love, that wonderful feeling that transcends all time and has no boundaries or limits, ...

Poetry for young ones  The Australian

Ill eat the tomato, Ill eat up the squash, Ill even scoff down those green beanies, Ill chew minted peas and Ill nibble a cob, But you wont make me eat that zucchini ...

Poem of the week: From A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love by Lady Mary Wroth  The Guardian

A female contemporary of Shakespeare, Wroth's artistry was constrained by convention but she shows great invention writing around it.

Poem: HOODIE  The New York Times

For many a young black man in our polarizing society, coincidence has become a sustained peril.

Irish poet Seamus Heaney's widow reads love poem  BBC News

The widow of Irish poet Seamus Heaney reads a poem he wrote for her and St Brigid.

Mother pens a hilarious poem to her baby daughter about getting up for night feeds  Daily Mail

Caroline Olling Andersen, who is originally from Denmark but lives in Dubai, shared her verse 'Daddy's Asleep' on Facebook earlier this month.

Not just a fluke: Wednesday Night Poetry celebrates 30 years  Arkansas Times

Wednesday Night Poetry celebrated its 30th anniversary on Feb. 6, commemorating 1567 consecutive Wednesdays of weekly poetry readings since it began as ...

A Novelist Dares to Imagine Tennessee Williams in Love and at Work  The New York Times

In “Leading Men,” Christopher Castellani takes Tennessee Williams and his lover, Frank Merlo, back to an invented interlude in Portofino.

Authors express love for Planet Earth at free poetry reading  KTAL

You can hear local authors express their love for our planet during a free poetry reading.

Nicaraguan poet-priest Cardenal leaves hospital, thanks pope  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Renowned Nicaraguan poet and priest Ernesto Cardenal was released from a hospital Wednesday two weeks after he entered for treatment for an infection that ...

Khloé Kardashian Is Officially That Girl Posting Sad Love Poems On Insta Now  Pedestrian TV

Khloé Kardashian has taken to Instagram to share some pretty intense love poems that could be a hint that she'd headed for a breakup with Tristan Thompson.

Love throughout History and across Lifetimes  Tricycle

Celebrate Valentine's Day with exotic love poems from ancient India, love letters between a tantric couple, and teachings on lovingkindness.

Love for Ladysmith turned to poetry  Ladysmith Chronicle

Ladysmith Arts Council initiative helps literacy and self-expression bloom.

Ipswich library to hold poetry programs  The Local

Carla Panciera workshp: Author and poet Carla Panciera of Rowley to lead poetry free classes in March and April. Hosted by Ipswich Public Library.

Love: Whose line is it anyway? Richmond Consolidated School students submit entries to NPR's 'What is love?' segment for Valentine's Day  Berkshire Eagle

RICHMOND — Love is ... Dinosaurs. Recess, it is so fun! Like college, it's hard to get into but when you do it's great. On Monday morning, the Richmond ...

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver review – small wonders  The Guardian

These tiny masterpieces, blazing with passion, desire and mystery, are among the most magical creations in British art.

Poem: Love, Technically  Jewish Journal

Now that life's all 1's and 0's, our separate snowflake selves reduced to helixed A, T, G and C, where's the romance that once sweltered under lifeguard.

Friday poem: Five poems not about love  The National Student

Being in love is all very well, but the endless stream of gooey sentiment can sometimes get a bit much around Valentine's day. Instead, we've put together a list ...

Kaifi Azmi: Poetry of love, life and change  Telegraph India

Shabana Azmi on her father Kaifi Azmi's work as an Urdu poet and making her the woman she is today.

50 T.S. Eliot Quotes Celebrating Life, Love and Poetry  Everyday Power

Check out our collection of T.S. Eliot quotes that will inspire you to success and greatness. Eliot will always be remembered for his poetic genius.

Pool: A poet of wonder and love | Opinion  Longview News-Journal

America lost a popular and beloved poet when Mary Oliver died last week.

Valentine's Day: Of saints, kings and love and a poem which marked it in our calendars  Manila Bulletin

From a pagan to a Christian belief, from a celebration of a Saint's martyrdom to that of a couple's love for each other, Valentine's Day, as celebrated today has ...

Stanford scholar examines origins of romance | Stanford News  Stanford University News

Professor of Italian Literature Robert Pogue Harrison talks about the foundations of romantic love and chivalry in Western civilization.

Marlena & Miller in the Morning: Thursday, February 14, 2019- Inner Poem of Love  WLTZ 38 NBC

WLTZ Staff,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. This video file cannot be played.(Error Code: 102630). Marlena asked Miller if he writes love ...

Love Poem with Apologies for My Appearance by Ada Limón  Financial Times

Sometimes, I think you get the worst of me. The much-loved loose forest-green sweatpants, the long bra-less days, hair knotted and uncivilized, a shadowed ...

Temp Love Music Goes to Sundance 2019 With Anonymous Content's New "Quarter Life Poetry" Television Series  Multichannel News

Temp Love is a Full-*Service* Music Production Company for Film, TV, Advertising & Digital Projects. San Rafael, CA, January 22, 2019 – Audio Story-Tellers ...

Nothing Chronic (Except Love) brings a unique spoken word experience  OUTinPerth

Every year we lament the commercialisation of Valentines Day, all the while scrambling as we try to book a table at that hot new restaurant. Well, if you're looking ...

Poetry pharmacy set to open in Shropshire  The Guardian

The Emergency Poet, Deborah Alma, plans to dispense literary first aid from a shop in Bishop's Castle.

Patrick Gorman reads a love poem to the people of Perth for Valentine's Day  PerthNow

A Labor politician has used Valentine's Day to read a love poem to the people of Perth. Member for Perth Patrick Gorman - whose middle name is Possum ...

Little Dog at the End of the Rainbow  Brooklyn Rail

Sharon Mesmer's most recent poetry collection is Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place (Bloof Books, 2015).

Community calendar: Love in the Market, Green River Glass Show, Northwest Flower & Garden Festival  The Seattle Times

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Feb. 22-28, 2019.

[COMPETITION CLOSED] Pen a poem about love - and win  Southlands Sun

The Sun is running a poetry competition, in which wordsmiths are called on to record their sentimental, romantic or humous musings around the day which is set ...

Paul Kelly in tune with poetic high-flyers  The Australian

Paul Kelly knows his way around a poem. One of Australias most celebrated and admired songwriters, he has been taking his craft to *fresh* heights in recent ...

'SquareRoot of Love: Broken Heart' event remembers Parkland victims

John Sims is a conceptual artist, writer and filmmaker. He's not afraid of dangerous topics. You wouldn't think love would be one of them. But love is on Sims' ...

The best of Athens love notes, from unrequited love to poems and pet names  Red and Black

If you don't ask me on a date soon, I'm going for one of your band mates. xo” — Anonymous.

Kids Try to Make Sense of Shakespeare’s Oddly Negative Love Poem in This Adorable Jewelry Ad  Adweek

Valentine's Day is mere weeks away. For those who celebrate, the imminent stress of securing the right reservation or finding the ideal gift are enough to make ...

'I Am Odd, I Am New,' Autistic Boy's Poem About His Daily Struggles Will Leave You Teary-Eyed  India Times

n 10-year-old Benjamin Giroux was asked by his teacher to write a poem about himself, he started every sentence with “I am.” He wrote eighteen sentences in ...

Mother writes hilarious poem called 'Daddy's Asleep' about her husband, who sleeps instead of helping with the baby  The indy100

A mother called Caroline Olling Anderson penned a funny poem about her husband and his sleeping habits – in light of the baby they share. Anderson's ...

REVIEW: Poetry Brothel Lupercalia celebrates sexuality, poetry at Middle East  Daily Free Press

Light-up shoes, lace, velvet and wings adorned the crowd lined up in front of the Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub in Cambridge Feb. 13. They awaited the ...

Jean Alfieri Writes About the Joys of Pugs in Her Zuggy Books  Westword

Colorado author Jean Alfieri talks about one of the most faithful loves a lucky human can experience: our funny, furry canine companions and the joy that they ...

What if Shakespeare’s Dark Lady Told Their Love Story? What if It Were a Ballet?  The New York Times

Nashville Ballet's “Attitude: Lucy Negro Redux,” started as poetry. A creative team that includes Rhiannon Giddens is bringing it to the stage.

Parkland Community Gathers For Poetry Reading On Anniversary Of Shooting  WLRN

As cars whizzed by and the sun faded, more than 80 people crowded together Thursday afternoon near a garden outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...

Valentine's Day Advice From the Astro Poets: Online Dating and Geminis  W

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Astro Poets share their astrology-related advice on online dating and relationships with Geminis.

These 4 Zodiac Signs Love Romance All Year Round, Whether It's Valentine's Day Or Not  Elite Daily

Every year, without fail, the world starts dripping in hues of pink, sultry rose petals, and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate when Feb. 14 approaches. Suddenly ...

Revisiting 'The Logan Notebooks' With Poet Rebecca Lindenberg On Tuesday's Access Utah  Utah Public Radio

Clouds, Mountains, Birds, Different Ways of Speaking. Things That Matter, and Things That Do Not Matter. Things Found in a Local Grocery Store. Things.

EXCLUSIVE: Aspen Words Literary Prize Unveils Its Finalists  NPR

Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There; Tayari Jones' An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; ...

Japanese Naomi Watanabe fell ‘in love with Bangla’

The 53-year old is an official at an international development organisation and writes regularly, especially on society, politics and philosophy in Bangladesh ...

Being poor and in love  Business Mirror

Many years back, in a great university, on Valentine's Day, I met a colleague of mine in the corridor of our building. She was on her way to her class, while I.

The sweetness that was always yours: A poem by Ori Ansbacher Hy"d  Arutz Sheva

It is difficult to find words to respond to the horrific fate that befell 19 year-old Ori Ansbacher. Murdered while she took a walk in the Jerusalem woods. In recent ...

For Your V-Day Pleasure, Piquant Poems About a Doomed Relationship  Bedford + Bowery

If Thursday goes well, you can keep the Valentine's Day love flowing at the Bowery Poetry Club. On Sunday, the venue will host a release party for Brooklynite ...

Speaking of Valentine's Day, what are the origins of romantic love?  InMenlo

People celebrating Valentine's Day can thank Plato for the notion that their partner is their soulmate and other half, says Stanford scholar Robert Pogue Harrison ...

Poet Evrah Rose's lyrical love letter to hometown Wrexham  BBC News

Poet Evrah Rose receives tens of thousands of views on social media for her ode to Wrexham.

Opinion: The Award-Worthy Visual Poetry in Sufjan Stevens' “Mystery of Love”  Atwood Magazine

Sufjan Stevens' “Mystery of Love” is the most nuanced and subtle contender for the Best Song Written for Visual Media Grammy. It deserves the prize.

Damian Lillard won Valentine's Day with hilarious poem on his Instagram  OregonLive

Portland Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard is one of the many people who took to his social media account on Valentine's Day to profess his love for the ...

A great Irish love story explored in Ireland’s Poem of the Year  IrishCentral

Heartwarming love poem from Dublin poet Brian Kirk has been named as Listowel Writers' Week Irish Poem of the Year at the An Post Irish Book Awards 2018.

Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri Reflects On A Lifetime Loving Language  WAMU 88.5

After decades of writing poetry and interviewing poets on her radio show "The Poet And the Poem," Grace Cavalieri has been named Maryland's 10th poet ...

Spiritual Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day  Thrive Global

Try to visit your happy place, and soak up the energy so that you carry it with you in the days to come.

Leading ladies in love: 6 historical movies to watch this Valentine’s Day  BBC History Magazine

If you're searching for a romantic historical movie to watch this Valentine's Day, look no further than the great love stories of the past…

West Tisbury: Long Hill  Martha's Vineyard Times

It was with a sense of nostalgia that I drove the Edgartown Road this past Saturday afternoon, heading toward Long Hill. It was a drive I took regularly for much of ...

The John Williams Show 02.14.19: Cubs cable TV deal, Jason Van Dyke attacked, Jussie Smollett's attack story, the race for mayor, “Love Poems (For Married People)  WGN Radio - Chicago

John Williams kicks off the show by continuing the conversation on the Cubs and Sinclair cable TV deal, and the unknown future for Cubs fans. Los Angeles ...

Podcast | Digging Deeper: All about the billions spent on diamonds and chocolates for love

How did red roses and chocolates and teddy bears and diamonds come to define love? That's what we will discuss today in this episode of "Digging Deeper with ...