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Fond du Lac Reporter

Success: Love of FDL leads Wehner to poetry, art, music groups
Fond du Lac Reporter
“I'm from Fond du Lac originally and I love this area, I love Wisconsin, I love Fond du Lac,” said Wehner. “My father worked on Main Street in a clothing store, T. E. Ahern, and he believed in downtown Fond du Lac, was very disturbed when the mall came in.



Robert Graves Is Famous For His War Writing, But He Also Wrote Love Poetry
The New Republic
His writing is remarkable for its range: Graves experimented with Modernism, dabbled in ballads and narrative poems, speculated on the origins of mythology, penned a best-selling historical fiction novel—and wrote these two sad, sensual love poems.



The Guardian (blog)

Poems we know by heart: our readers recite – video
The Guardian (blog)
Sarah Rose Anna Goss chose Danny Lives On by Benjamin Zephaniah: “Zephaniah was one of the first poets I experienced as a child and definitely the one I liked and still like the most. He inspired my love of poetry and opened my mind to so many things.
Poetry Day: 10 British Actors Read 10 British PoemsAnglophenia
National Poetry Day: Six great appearances of poetry in film and televisionMirror.co.uk
The Owl and the Pussycat voted most popular childhood poemHITC
Shiny Shiny
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Franchise Herald

Tom Hiddleston And Emma Watson Read Poetry For The Love Book App; Other ...
Franchise Herald
Tom Hiddleston, Emma Watson and other popular stars are bringing back the glory of poetry reading via "The Love Book" app. Radio Times reported that like the other stars, Tom Hiddleston and Emma Watson have read poems penned by world-renowned ...



The Joy of the Memorized Poem
Yahoo News UK
The poem's distressed urban speaker fantasizes about fleeing the city and retreating to an idyllic Irish island; his fervid mantra is “I will arise and go.” For Billy Collins, author of Aimless Love, poetry itself is that sanctuary, a place to seek ...

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Daily Californian

Spoken word poet Andrea Gibson talks about stage fright, feminism
Daily Californian
But her achievements are minute compared to the gravity of her poetry, which focuses on heavy topics such as gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality and, inevitably, love. In an email interview with The Daily Californian, Gibson spoke about stage ...



Bidness ETC (blog)

5 Famous Poems About Love
Bidness ETC (blog)
“Sonnet 116″ gives us a classic and heartwarming definition of love. It is described as everlasting and eternal; an emotion that may even outlive death. The sonnet appeared in Emma Thompson's screenplay of the famous movie, “Sense and Sensibility.”.



Cayman Compass

Local poet pens book of love poems
Cayman Compass
Eighteen years in the making, Sophia McKenzie's “The Heart's Turmoil: Poetry That Reflects The Joy and Pain of Love” is an unflinchingly intimate anthology of verse. The autobiographical work from the first-time author consists of 100 love poems ...



"Last Hapsburg Poet: Paul Celan's Love Poetry and the Limits of Language"
West End Word
"Last Hapsburg Poet: Paul Celan's Love Poetry and the Limits of Language" will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 22, 5 p.m., at Graham Chapel, 6445 Forsyth Blvd., on the campus of Washington University. Received opinion takes Paul Celan to be the ...



Billy Collins on life, death and poetry
Washington Post (blog)
The author of collections like Aimless Love and Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes talks to us about why poetry and leadership feel fundamentally incompatible to him, the responsibility an artist has to be true to his vision of the world, and how ...

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RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

In Washington, Poetry Diplomacy With Iran
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
The citation appeared to be an attempt by Sherman to reach out to Iranians by showing respect for their culture and love of poetry, an approach employed earlier by other U.S. officials as well, including the American leader. U.S. President Barack Obama ...

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The Hindu

Poetry beyond punctuation
The Hindu
In his explaining this idea, that he's never far away from that beloved's beloved heart, is where the magic of this poem lies. This is no ordinary love, is it? This is a poem that lends itself to recitation and song. Edward Estlin Cummings wasn't a ...



Huffington Post

How to Get Your News From Poems
Huffington Post
Six months ago I began working as the Director for Journalism and Sustainability at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the hosts of the Dodge Poetry Festival. I'll spend the weekend surrounded by some of the people whose poetry sparked my love of ...
Poetry takes center stage at Dodge festival in Newark, NJNewsworks.org
Pinsky on poetry: Teachers should 'do no harm,' from Dodge FestMorristown Green

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Telegraph.co.uk

You really need these poems in your life
Telegraph.co.uk
For, as much as it can take us away from the stresses and strains of everyday life, poetry can also be grounding. Think poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy taking on everything from gender to climate change and David Beckham. Consider Philip Larkin's bleak ...

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Texas A&M The Battalion

A quick snapshot of four students and recent grads who will compete at TGS By ...
Texas A&M The Battalion
“I think, truthfully, poetry is very much just a necessity in my life,” Pelcastre said. “Regardless of my future in performing and competitions, I will always write poetry. However, right now I'm so proud and love the things poetry has enabled in my ...

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Haaretz

'I do not believe that poetry can change the world'
Haaretz
“It was a happy relationship, which engendered marvelous love poems by Szymborska,” Bikont says. “They lived in separate apartments not far from each other, because they both felt that creative work necessitates that solitude. But they had good times ...



New York Times

Carolyn Kizer, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who had 'love-hate' relationship ...
The Spokesman Review
Spokane native Carolyn Kizer, who won a Pulitzer Prize for poetry, died Thursday in Sonoma, California. She was 89. Kizer, who won the prize for her collection titled “Yin” in 1985, was known for lengthy poems and for the often biting tone in her work.
Carolyn Kizer, Pulitzer-Winning Poet, Dies at 89New York Times
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carolyn Kizer diesSFGate
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carolyn Kizer is dead at 89Los Angeles Times

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Nurturing love for poetry
The Star Online
SELANGOR was crowned the overall champion in the 11th national primary and secondary schools Chinese poetry recitation competition. Students from Selangor won the primary school category and the lower secondary school category and finished third in ...



'Art of love, Love of art' event to showcase music, poetry
Texas A&M The Battalion
To communicate the experiences of love, the MSC Woodson Black Awareness Committee will host “The Art of Love, The Love of Art,” where students will perform both musical and spoken word poetry acts on Thursday at Rudder plaza. “It is a spoken word ...



A man writes his wife a poem every birthday and anniversary for 50 years
ITV News
"The sands of time keeping running out for yet another year but while we love each other there's nothing we need fear." – Len Biddlecombe. Much of the collection has now been published. The book is aptly named 'A Life of Love.' "I didn't want it ...



Self-Help Parody Teaches You How To Understand Poetry (IMAGES)
Huffington Post
... complex topics. Illustrator Ana Benaroya applies her punk aesthetic to the punchy, irreverent book, which educates its readers on such topics as "how to coexist with bears" and "how to love everyone" and "www.how to become a slave to the internet ...

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Clive James on cancer, coping and his love of poetry
ITV News
The broadcaster Clive James has agreed to appear at the Cambridge Literary Festival in November, despite being rarely seen in public these days. In the 1980's he was one of ITV's most recognisable faces. His programme 'Clive James on Television' was ...



Indian love poems performed in style
Dorset Echo
One of the earliest forms of romantic poetry, with roots back to the 6th century, a Ghazal is essentially a love poem. Woven amongst these are traditional English and Irish ballads. Using both the traditional and contemporary Indian singing styles ...

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The Guardian

Happy 100th birthday, John Berryman
The Guardian
He is, if this makes sense, a major cult poet – or a cult major poet; feted in part for the manner of his death or his association with a generation of poets who liked to think of themselves as maudits. But he is famous, and he is loved. I think he ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Russian poetry lover gets 8 years for murder of prose fan
Telegraph.co.uk
"The whole town knew him, he was a very emotional person, if he met someone on the street he could declaim some verses or make a declaration of love," Galina Ufarkina, director of the town's library service, told the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily.



Indian Country Today Media Network

There's a War Going On! Janet Rogers Writes Dispatches From the Front Lines
Indian Country Today Media Network
90 actual pages of poetry divided among love, politics and identity, back in the day it would've been 3 strong chapbooks. Another book, Red Erotic, on her own brand Ojistah Publishing 2010, is a collection of Native American/First Peoples' erotica ...



The Guardian

Cerys Matthews on setting Dylan Thomas's poems to music
The Guardian
It has taken a long time for that idea to become a reality, but that Christmas decoration was the start of me falling back in love with Dylan and his work. Since then I've read just about everything he wrote, and for the past five years, I've been ...
Day celebrates a century since legendary poet's birthThe Star
Cerys Matthews reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of ...The Independent
Dylan Thomas' words will always shine brighter than any of the antics he may ...WalesOnline

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Soothing minds with poetry
The Hindu
Shayari, people think, is only for intellectuals and poets. No, they aren't. It is written keeping in mind the situations, the emotions and the moods one comes across. Love is one such emotion. But to be in love and read a poetry one need not be a sick ...

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Ty And Rob's Story From The Let Love Define Family Series
Huffington Post
This week's Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment focuses on Diligent Recruitment of foster-adopt parents for deaf and hard-of-hearing foster children with the story of Rob and Ty, an engineer and an ...

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Daily Californian

Dylan Thomas: a poet unlike any other
Financial Times
“The first poems I knew were nursery rhymes, and before I could read them myself I had come to love just the words of them alone,” he wrote in 1951 to a research student enquiring after his early influences. “I cared for the colours the words cast on ...
Back and Forth: Ed Roberson, UC Berkeley's visiting poetDaily Californian

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This cowboy poet might be America's next great political analyst
Washington Post (blog)
In 1997, the New York Times called Black "probably the nation's most successful living poet." He's been on Johnny Carson, NPR listeners love him, and he has a syndicated newspaper column -- titled, "On the Edge of Common Sense," you can find it in ...



PBS NewsHour

Weekly Poem: Jennifer Michael Hecht reads 'A Marriage of Love and ...
PBS NewsHour
Listen to Jennifer Michael Hecht read her poem “A Marriage of Love and Independence” from her new collection, “Who Said.” A Marriage of Love and Independence. When in disgrace with Frotune and men's eyes. When in the Course of human events, ...



The Express Tribune

Spreading love: Indian poets bring a message of peace to Pakistan
The Express Tribune
The poets brought a message of 'love and peace' to Pakistan and termed the skirmishes at the border 'political gimmicks'. Four poets, Khushbir Singh Shaad from Jalandhar, Ranjeet Chauhan from Delhi, Ameer Imam from Moradabad and Abhishek Shukla ...

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Caserio's poetry book draws on ancient works
Billingsnews
The only poem in Section One, “Forensic Love” telescopes from “2098” backward into prehistory, to “Lucy from Olduvai Gorge” (The Lucy fossil was actually found not at Olduvai but at Hadar in Ethiopia, but who can resist the sound play of place and ...



Why Bill Murray is the greatest movie star in the world
CNN
Several more reasons why we love Bill Murray: • He crashed an engagement photo shoot. • He did karaoke with complete strangers. ... He read poetry to construction workers. Perhaps his old friend and "Groundhog Day" director, Harold Ramis, put it best.

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Real people: Life of sexagenarian centers around poetry
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Thirty years ago, Veach brought his love of poetry and the arts to Atlanta where he's managed to keep verse at the forefront of his activity. Along the way, he earned a library science degree and spent 14 years as the head of reference for the Atlanta ...



Why Drake Is One Of The Best Contemporary Poets
Huffington Post (blog)
I often have one poet that I am in love with for a very long time, whose songs I can't ever completely tap out of their inspirational resources. For the past few years, that poet has been Drake. You all likely know who Drake is. Aubrey Drake Graham is ...



University Students Attend Poets Forum
Wesleyan Argus
She emphasized that an alignment with her specific academic endeavors and a general love of poetry inspired her to attend the forum. “A huge takeaway for me is something C.D. Wright said, which is that the more you write, the more you become aware of ...

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WBUR

Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop: The Lyric Stage Puts Poetry In Motion For ...
WBUR
BOSTON — Imagine “Love Letters” if Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner were literary giants of the 20th century rather than spoiled, star-crossed figments of A.R. Gurney's imagination. But wait, you don't have to. Tony-nominated dramatist ...

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The Brown Daily Herald

Adulthood and youth collide in prof.'s poetry collection
The Brown Daily Herald
Howe, who read from her works with novelist Bradford Morrow Thursday in the McCormack Family Theater, has written more than 20 books of poetry, fiction and essays and has received a host of accolades from organizations like the National Endowment for ...



Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival kicking off in Downtown Bryan
The Eagle
4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an ...



Radio Times

Tom Hiddleston, Emma Watson, Damian Lewis and the stars making poetry ...
Radio Times
"Tom was absolutely brilliant and came in a few times to read, perfectly prepared," Esiri said. "He didn't need a note, he just understood everything. He told me, 'poetry is something that I liked privately, now its quite fun to share my love for ...



GOD IS LOVE by Alexander, the great poet!
Canada Free Press
It is, to any sentient being, versed at all in What it is, a self-evident fact my poems are vastly superior to any random sample selection that may be culled from the innards of some of these federally approved, so-called literature textbooks ...



Sunderland Echo

Byron event will be poetry to town's ears
Sunderland Echo
“Our guests are fascinated by the Hall's links with the 'mad, bad and dangerous to know' poet and the doomed love story that began with his marriage to heiress Annabella Milbanke, daughter of the hall's owner. “As we approach the 200th anniversary of ...

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Hattiesburg American

Kolin produces new book of poems
Hattiesburg American
Kolin said Departures is his most expansive book of poems, including more than 70 poems divided into four sections – 'Childhood Encores,' 'Women and Men in/out of Love,' 'Obsequies,' and "Revelation." The poems range from religious meditations to ...



Daily Beast

Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else
Daily Beast
Borges had an almost Evelyn Waugh-like capacity for sucking up to the upper classes. As for the lower classes, he once said to di Giovanni, “I don't understand why the working man isn't content to just read his Shakespeare or his Dante.” Let them eat ...

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'Glass Mountain' open mic night opens up to guests
The Daily Cougar
... poetry and music, as “Glass Mountain” held its October Reading and Open Mic on Tuesday at Café Brasil. Journalism and creative writing senior Max Gardner started off the night with a bang, reading his untitled short story about lust, longing, love ...



New memoir: Coming of age and coming out with Richard Blanco
Sun Sentinel
In his new memoir, "The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood," the 2013 inaugural poet delves deeper into those themes while capturing the South Florida of his youth and explaining how the region helped shaped who he is today. "It really is a South ...



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Are tattoo studios 'artists' studios'? Pittsford says no
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Once the province of bikers and sailors, tattoos have gone so mainstream you can't sit in the stands of a suburban Little League game on a summer day without getting an eyeful of flaming skulls, soulful roses and cursive poetry inked on moms and dads.



Sunday Poetry with Gypsy Woman, Jenean C. Gilstrap. Today: Winter Love
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 ...



New York Times

Theater Listings for Oct. 24-30
New York Times
With a book by John Logan and Brian Yorkey, direction by Joe Mantello and choreography by the movement hotshot Steven Hoggett, the show concerns a work crew striving to build its final craft and a man (Michael Esper) returning in search of his first ...



Beloved poet, teacher remembered
Lewiston Sun Journal
We let you go with love." The network of people mourning the loss is so vast because Braun did so much in so many places. In the 1960s, he organized poetry readings against the Vietnam war and participated in the War Tax Resistance movement. He was ...

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Collected Poems of Lesbia Harford shines light on an overlooked poet
The Australian
The idiosyncratic punctuation is another trait Harford shares with Dickinson. Unlike her American forebear, however, she was no recluse. Her inspiration was often love, and many of the poems about her fellow factory workers have a distinct erotic charge.



Kansas City Star

'Like a Virgin' rings through Venice again, this time from a nun in sensible shoes
Kansas City Star
“I wanted to transmit calmness and poetry. I really think we succeeded.” When Madonna's song was ... “But I would love to see her face when she does and when they tell her that it is a nun singing it,” she said. Mark Silk, professor of religion at ...
Italy's 'singing nun' Sister Cristina covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'Deseret News
Singing nun's Madonna cover: not like a prayerCatholic News Agency

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'Ride the Wild Wind' is Cowboy Poets 2014 gathering theme
Eastern Arizona Courier
... Poets Inc. is “Ridin' the Wild Wind” as the 21st annual Gila Valley Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering rapidly approaches. For the past 13 years, local fifth- and sixth-graders have been invited to express their creative writing skills within the ...



Indian Country Today Media Network

Juliette Lewis Offers Words, Poetry, and Music in Memory of Misty Upham
Indian Country Today Media Network
She would have loved all the attention, interest and LOVE she is being shown in her passing by all who had the privilege of working with her, knowing her or being an admirer of her work. She's a strong soul. I have no doubt she'll find her way. I love ...

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The Hindu

Sensuous & soulful
The Hindu
Pablo Neruda burst into my life with the force and manic persuasion of his passionate writing. Like many others, I started with the classic Twenty Love Songs and a Song of Despair. This work, published when the poet was just nineteen, is a timeless wonder.



CBS Local

Tasha's To Do List
CBS Local
Yeah, Sister Christian was huge, but my faves were “Goodbye”, “When You Close Your Eyes”, “You Can Still Rock in America”, “Don't Tell Me You Love Me' and “Hearts Away” This is just the short list. See Heart along with Night Ranger Saturday ... Wagon ...
Tasha's To Do List: Oct. 23-26The Daily Meal

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Courier Mail

Illustration: Jonathan Bentley Source: CourierMail
Courier Mail
His poems are visceral and real yet at times foreign and silent. They are concentrated little depth chargers. He writes of dogs and butcher shops and God and insomnia and mirrors and love – you know, all the biggies in life. It's hard not to be smitten ...



Blighted Houses and Evocative Words Create Poetry in Flint
The Nonprofit Quarterly
Morgan said that more traditional positive words like “hope” and “love” had the potential to be too common to be deeply noticed. “We were trying not to be so moralistic,” she said, “less preachy in a way, and more abstract. But the idea of hope and the ...



Sacred and profane
The Economist
These two cities form the subject of his book—a project of love and disenchantment—which tells Mecca's story from pre-Islamic times until today. The city is unique, and yet, seen through Mr Sardar's eyes, it is also a microcosm: “a stage where the ...



Don't Ignore the Banks for the Stream
Huffington Post
The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing things that historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle ...



The Canberra Times

Poetry professor Barry Spurr: master of parody or bigotry?
The Canberra Times
I love all races, particularly white people. You know, I even like Roman ... Humphries despaired publicly once again this week, not in defence of himself but Barry Spurr, professor of poetry and poetics at the University of Sydney. The university has ...
Barry Spurr v New Matilda: the facts, the law and the porridgeThe Guardian

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Poets laureate to help BONK! series mark anniversary
Journal Times
Garland is the current poet laureate of Wisconsin. A first-generation college student, Garland left a 10-year career as a mail carrier to pursue his love of poetry. He earned a master of fine arts degree in creative writing from the University of Iowa ...



CNN

Houses given away for free in Detroit
KTUU.com
It then gives them to promising literary prospects in the fields of fiction, non-fiction, screen writing, poetry and journalism among others. All Rocheteau has to do on her end of the deal is to pay fees for insurance and taxes, take part in local ...
Literary artists in the house! Homes given to writers for free in Detroit12NewsNow.Com

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The American Conservative

Love Is the Answer to Empire
The American Conservative
And it has to be based in love. Love not of some remote abstraction, some phantasm that exists only on the television screen—Ford Truck commercials and Lee Greenwood songs—but love of near things, things you can really know and experience ...

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Last Days of a Bard
Wall Street Journal
In dreams we travel back with him to happier times, of love and childhood innocence, although even these are tainted. It would be grim if it were not for the poetry itself, and Mr. Hollander's soothing approximation of the way Thomas declaimed it on ...



PopMatters

All Tomorrow's Progs: An Exclusive Preview of "2000AD: Winter Special '14"
PopMatters
Two days ago in an interview with Charlie Rose, writer Martin Amis suggested that German philosopher and humanitarian Theodor Adorno's motto “no poetry after Auschwitz,” must be reconsidered. And that poets and novelists and historians are like air ...



'Spokesperson for older writers' at Mt. Airy bookstore
Chestnut Hill Local
“I chose their poems,” she explained, “which are about loss, justice, compassion, connectedness, art, love, creativity for the authenticity of voice each of them has found within her generation, for her courage to look life in the face, for her emotion ...



BOOK REVIEW: 'Unveiling the Mind': Poems by Chicago Writer Beatriz Badikian ...
HNN Huntingtonnews.net
I can relate to Alicia's – and Gartler's -- love of Chicago: Both of my parents were first generation Chicagoans whose parents were ethnic refugees from different parts of the Russian Empire. Chicago is part of my DNA and was my first love among big ...



TIME

It's a Long Way to the Top (if You Wanna Be a Uighur Pop Star)
TIME
His catchy songs fuse the rhythms of Central Asia with the stylings of global pop—a sort of Sufi poetry-meets-Justin-Bieber vibe. On stage, he channels the theatricality of .... “Just write some more love songs,” he says. With success and celebrity ...

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The 100 Most Basic Movies: #20-1
Decider
If there's one buzzword that has come out of our current cultural obsession with all things pumpkin flavored, it's “basic.” Typically, it's a term used to describe a group of people (primarily white women) who appear to fully embrace an obsession with ...



SFGate

Really bad movies about love
SFGate
Spoiler alert: Charlotte is dying, and we know this because she's pale and is obsessed with Emily Dickinson poetry. Not only does rakish bachelor Will treat her badly and then apologize with big, romantic gestures, he also hooked up years ago with her ...



Events today in Athens area
Online Athens
World Polio Day Fundraiser: 7-10:30 a.m., Chick-fil-A, Beechwood & Barnett Shoals locations. Hosted by the Classic City and Oconee County Rotary Clubs, 10% of all breakfast sales and 25% of breakfast platters will be donated by Chick-fil-A to support ...



The Tico Times

The National Theater's birthday, symphonic Beatles, and other happenings ...
The Tico Times
The National Theater is the cultural epicenter of Costa Rica, and this year the institution is celebrating its birthday in style: a parade, public concerts and poetry readings, plus workshops and guided tours. How much does this all-day festival cost ...



Marguerite Costigan is SLO County's new poet laureate
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Now a poet, painter and printmaker based in San Luis Obispo, Costigan says her childhood “gave me the sense of time and love and the natural environment that still permeates my life and work.” “I would say 75 percent of my life has been spent outside ...

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BBC News

TS Eliot prize shortlist joins conflict and reconciliation in the Middle East
The Guardian
As one judge said when we surveyed the pile of shortlisted books at the end of our meeting: 'This is a box-set I'd love to have'.” This year's lineup features some of poetry's major names: former winner John Burnside was picked for All One Breath ...
TS Eliot poetry prize money boosted for anniversaryBBC News
TS Eliot Shortlist 2014 AnnouncedFoyles

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El Paso poet's words grasped essence of "Chicanismo"
El Paso Times
"As a man of faith, his belief in Jesus Christ strengthened his will, resolve and capacity for love toward those around him." Contreras published various books including "The Wizard of Sas," "Above All There is Love...," "Palabras de Amor / Words of ...



Propels leave the lights on to showcase their after-school activities
Tribune-Review
Propel Homestead showcased its Poetry and Percussion, Carnegie Library Story Time, physical education, the middle school book club and boys mentoring programs. The youngsters were ... “But there are 100 reasons to love afterschool.” At both Propels ...



Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life
Hartford Courant
My favorites include T.S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," which indelibly changed poetry in the English language in the early 20th century, and Allen Ginsberg's "America," which still lingers in the foundations of our contemporary ...



Poetic time for Eileen after move to UK
The Westmorland Gazette
Last year, Eileen contributed six specially-written poems for the New Wave anthology and her contributions feature themes ranging from landscape to love. She is one of only two of the poets selected who are based outside the south of England, and the ...



Fort Osage High School write Royals poems
Blue Springs Examiner
Thompson said she got the idea of a Royals-themed poetry project after each of her classes read a 19th century poem entitled, “Casey at the Bat,” plus visiting the Favorite Poem Project, an online archive where Americans can submit their personal poems ...



Indian poets arrive with message of love
The News International
“We have come here to give the message of love through our poetry and within 24 hours we have received so much love that it is beyond imagination,” said Khushbeer Singh. “The tensions between Indian and Pakistan are purely political,” he added.



Bus Lines gets poetry competition moving
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
Though University students have not traditionally submitted poems, both Berres and Kern said they welcome submissions from anyone interested. “It's been a while since we've gotten anyone from U.Va. that I can recall, but we would really love to get ...



The wit, wisdom and poetry of Hunter Pence
ESPN (blog)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With his mop of curly hair, pants hiked up above his knees and energetic style of play, Hunter Pence is a fan favorite not just in San Francisco but across the country. Fans in out-of-town cities began bringing clever Hunter Pence ...



Indianapolis Star

$100, a lie and a poker club: How Pat McAfee became an NFL punter
Indianapolis Star
Soccer was his first love. It ate up weekend after weekend, but the McAfees kept piling into their Subaru Impreza and driving to tournament after tournament. The sport was Pat's life. It was the family's life. "We probably drove a billion miles in that ...



The Redding Pilot

Gravestones come to life during Eagle Scout candidate's restoration
The Redding Pilot
To Eileen Wilkinson this work was a “labor of love,” where even a small effort could make a big difference. Chris Kimball felt fully cognizant that the very soil he was moving around was shoveled 175 years ago as part of a burial. Carolyn Harriman and ...

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Journal Times

Scene & Heard: BONK! series celebrates its sixth year
Journal Times
Garland, who has won national awards for his books of poems, left a 10-year career as a mail carrier to pursue his love of poetry. Since earning a master of fine arts degree in creative writing from the University of Iowa, he's also been sharing his ...

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Punk, poets & Pan
Chicago Tribune
I had an interesting home education, nothing very organized. I always loved books; Peter Pan, Pinocchio. Peter Pan just opened my world — I very much identified with Peter Pan. My mom gave me a small book of poetrypoems by great poets suitable for ...



InfoWorld

Meet the kooky, quirky startup hero we need
InfoWorld
Sure, much of it is a waste of pixels and it reads like pot poetry, but unlike most of the fringe blogosphere, Abovitz occasionally addresses the same concerns that are driving me to drink (er, drink more): the Internet's effect on government; how our ...



Books by the Bay: In 'Special Deluxe,' Neil Young remembers the wheels, the ...
San Jose Mercury News
Rocker Neil Young muses on music, dogs and cars, and Dennis McNally travels Highway 61 to discover the roots of American music. Short stories by Kim Addonizio, poems by Diane di Prima, and the new volume of "The Best American Nonrequired Reading" ...



Upcoming Stage Oct. 24
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Nora and Delia Ephron's play “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” will be opening on the Historic Fayette Theater stage in Fayetteville. Performance dates are Oct. 24, and 25 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. The show is directed by longtime ... Barefoot ...



Monitor

CREATURE FEATURE II: The Sack Man
Monitor
Through Halloween, The Monitor will be running a nine-part series entitled "Creature Feature II." Published each Friday, this series features creepy tales of ghosts, ghouls and cucuys from South Texas by author David Bowles, with illustrations by a ...



Creative Loafing Tampa

Meet the brewers: Julia and Ken Rosenthal of Pair O' Dice Brewing
Creative Loafing Tampa
Favorite local beer that isn't theirs: Julia: “Rapp Brewing is just three miles down the road, we love [Greg Rapp's] Lichtenhainer, it's just different and fun, you can't get it anywhere else around here, it's very unique. ... Their signature Pair O ...



The Chicago Maroon

Lyric caters to dedicated opera fans with Strauss's Capriccio
The Chicago Maroon
Courted by two lovers, the Countess Madeleine (Fleming) faces a difficult decision: who will she favor, the poet Olivier (Audun Iversen) or the composer Flamand (William Burden)? Of course, the whole shtick is an elaborate allegory for the importance ...



Huffington Post

How Reading Logs Can Kill The Love of Reading
Huffington Post
The love of reading can be fostered in unusual ways: reading recipes, road-signs, writing poetry, memorizing song lyrics. Get creative! I continually post parenting and teaching resources on my Facebook page so I welcome you over there to ask questions ...

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New Hampshire Public Radio

The Real Dead Poets Society
New Hampshire Public Radio
"I fell in love actually 2 years ago at the grave of Samuel Longfellow. On our second date got locked in a cemetery in Cambridge. That was kind of fun." Before he leaves, Skold reads a favorite bit of poetry written in magic marker above the wheel well ...



Rolling Stone Australia

Five For Friday: POND, B Wise, The Cassandras, Lurch and Chief, The Smith ...
Rolling Stone Australia
It's B Wise's sagacity — and his decision to take "hits of Victoria Bitter" instead of the sticky — that's most likely responsible for the ideal timing of this splash of summer, a laid-back hip-hop track dedicated to casual love encounters and the ...



Nonesuch Records

Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of October 24–26
Nonesuch Records
Pianist Jeremy Denk begins his tenure as the newest Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) with a five-concert run performing Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 in their Twin Cities home in Minnesota this weekend: at the Ordway Music ...

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Pride & Patriotism to honor students' love of country
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Lauren Edward, Oasis High School, in the 9-10 writing category with the poem "Freedom's Payment"; Amber Shelton, Island Coast, in the 11-12 category for digital/photo with "Not All Heroes Wear Capes" and Ricardo Lopez and Kalina Mukdasnit of North Fort ...

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