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On Poetry: Love isn't always simple
Traverse City Record Eagle
It seems to me that this poem is a valentine, also, to Shakespeare, to Browning, to Rilke, and to all the poets who've written about love through the ages. We pick up ways of seeing, ways of expressing a feeling, and we use them ourselves, in our own work.



Irish Times

Shortlist announced for Ireland's best loved poem
Irish Times
Patrick Kavanagh's timeless A Christmas Childhood, William Butler Yeats's Easter 1916 and Paul Durcan's Making Love Outside Áras an Uachtaráin have been chosen as among Ireland's best loved poems of the last 100 years. A shortlist of 10 has been ...
Watch! What is your most-loved Irish poem?RTE.ie

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Irish Independent

Forgotten Beauty: Irish Love Poetry Across the Centuries
Irish Independent
Forgotten Beauty, a selection of almost 70 Irish love poems dating from the seventh century to the present day, accompanied by an even greater number of paintings by Irish artists, is a beautiful, fascinating book. Brian Lalor has previously been ...

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Exhibits, poetry, workshops and more during For the Love of Art Month
Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> There's plenty on which to feast your senses during the 2015 For the Love of Art Month, starting today and running through Feb. 28 at venues throughout the Mesilla Valley. The celebration, started in 1998 by a group of artists who wanted ...

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Bustle

10 Tom Hiddleston Poetry Readings That You Need To Hear Right This Second ...
Bustle
It's been awhile since Hiddleston has performed poetry for his fans, so they're really excited about this news. It's well-known that Hiddleston loves the written word (especially Shakespeare): In 2013 he even participated in The Love Book, an app with ...



Poet to bring love of interaction to UHV/ABR Reading Series
Victoria Advocate
When Nick Flynn, a poet and professor in the University of Houston creative writing program, sits down to write, he doesn't always have a clear goal or message in mind. "A lot of it is just showing up to the page," Flynn said. "You have to take time ...

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Philippine Star

Fever: Baguio's night of love songs and poetry
Philippine Star
Being romantics at heart, the members, led by president Jennifer Patricia Cariño, are producing the fundraising concert Fever: A Night of Love Songs and Poetry on Feb. 6 at the main dining hall of Hill Station. The restaurant is housed in the venerable ...



The Michigan Daily

UM poetry professor talks love of the written word
The Michigan Daily
Despite what some would call his lack of traditional academic pedigree, it's clear that the coordinator for the University's undergraduate creative writing program, Bear River Writers' Conference director and poetry editor for the Michigan Quarterly ...



Southern Pines Pilot

North Moore Student Finds His Love in Poetry Rewarded
Southern Pines Pilot
First a reader, and then a composer, Garner now hopes to translate his love of the art into a career. "When I was eight, I read the Shel Silverstein book 'The Giving Tree,'" he said. "Since then, I have loved poetry. It wasn't until I was 14 that I ...



Love Poems book co-composed by Royaee and Forough due
Iran Book News Agency
Royaee poems are unique examples of a style in Persian poetry known as Espacementalisme which was first created by him. Espacementalisme emerged during 1960s. It confronted the Iranian content-centered poetry and is rather concerned with form than ...



Painters, Puppy Love, Poetry
BBC News
Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin is known for her controversial depictions of the double standards she sees in Arab society. As a result, she is not allowed to exhibit in her home country. This hasn't deterred her and she continues to speak out against what ...



Maharashtra: Love poetry, geometry? Enjoy freedom to study both
Hindustan Times
In an effort to move towards a more student-centric system of education, the Maharashtra government has decided to shift to the choice-based credit system (CBCS) from the next academic year [2015-16] for all higher education courses. The system will ...

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A.V. Club

RIP Rod McKuen, popular poet and prolific songwriter
A.V. Club
Certainly that mythology played into the reception of his poetry, which he began reading before San Francisco audiences of burgeoning beatniks in the 1950s, captivating them with stanzas full of love and goopy smears of Americana—and incensing critics ...
Rod McKuen, popular poet, singer and songwriter who was a '60s bard, dies at 81Washington Post
Rod McKuen, Poet and Lyricist With Vast Following, Dies at 81New York Times
Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81Vernon Morning Star

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Macon County News (blog)

Carter describes love of poetry after recent publication
Macon County News (blog)
Catherine Carter's new book of poetry “Marks of the Witch” has been called “ A recently published chapbook of poetry titled “Marks of the Witch” by Catherine Carter, associate professor of English at Western Carolina University, explores topics ranging ...



Cambridge Times

Local writer captures a love for life in new poetry book
Cambridge Times
CAMBRIDGE – Apart from her late husband Geoff, there has been one other great love in Sheila White's life, and that is to write. “At 50, something happened to me and I just needed to write – to put my thoughts down on paper,” said White, who at age 89 ...

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Bilingual collection of poems and prose joins young Arabic, Hebrew writers
Christian Science Monitor
"Love is no less political than politics," says Rajaa Natour, a poet who has contributed two love poems to the volume. As a Palestinian with Israeli citizenship, she is part of the country's 20 percent Arab minority whose experiences are often ...



Arizona Daily Star (blog)

McKuen introduced many teens to poetry in '60s and '70s
Arizona Daily Star (blog)
Rod McKuen, the prolific poet and lyricist, died at age 81 on Thursday. Didn't get a lot of love from literary critics. However, his lyrics and poems were prominent in pop culture of the '60s and '70s. For some impressionable teens at the time, his ...

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UD Daily

'Helping the Morning'
UD Daily
She described her poetry over time as expanding in ever-widening circles of subject matter as her own life developed — from early love poems, to writing about pregnancy and children, to exploring the question of ancestors and community, to the ...



Albert Lea Tribune

Freeborn County Arts Initiative to paint walls with words of love
Albert Lea Tribune
If you're feeling smitten, grateful, inspired or any kind of love deeply, then the Freeborn County Arts Initiative wants to hear from you. Specifically, they want you to put those feelings into poetry for display at its gallery on Broadway in downtown ...



Boston Globe

African-American art
Boston Globe
The New England Poetry Club hosts an evening of love poems at 7 p.m. Monday at Harvard's Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge. Among the readers will be Victor Howes and Etsuko Takino who are preparing translations of Japanese love poems.



People's Poetry: Give God's Love Unto All Men
Southernminn.com
Author's note: These short, simple and easy-to-understand principles are what all people should be daily putting into practice within the home and also outside the home. Why? Because it is the “heaven-comes-down-to-earth” type of love. Now this is what ...

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Petaluma Argus Courier

A 'Muse-ing' evening with Rivertown Poets
Petaluma Argus Courier
Recently, her piece “A Dance I Call Love,” won first prize and was performed by Petaluma Readers Theatre in February 2010. Her play, “Some People Find Their God” received acceptance at an off-Broadway theatre festival in New York City, Canada, ...



Newstalk 106-108 fm

The Supreme Poet
Newstalk 106-108 fm
This idealising infatuation led Dante to create the 'sweet new style' as he explored the many avenues of love in his poetry. Focusing on introspection and the divine beauty of the female form this 'new style' used complex symbolism and metaphor ...



Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald

Rediscovering his love of art
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
He has also been working on poetry and recited some of his work at the show. He said he began writing inspirations and prayers after the death of his wife and eventually it turned in to poetry. Now, he said he writes many things, including inspiration ...



New York Observer

Queens' First Poet Laureate Turns 100, Gets a Day Named After Him
New York Observer
He loved rubbing shoulders with the common man and he wrote about those things.” Steve Marino, editor of the Arthur Miller Journal, was a student of Mr. Stepanchev at Queens College and said his teacher inspired his love of poetry. “I say this without ...



10 Great Word Ways to Love Mom on Valentine's Day
Huffington Post
My mother wasn't perfect (shhh, don't tell her I said that), but she did her best to love my sister and me. Part of that love meant she read poetry to us, every day before we got on the school bus. Part of it was expressed in the walks she took us on ...



WCAI

Amiri Baraka Didn't Worry About His Politics Overpowering His Poetry
WCAI
AMIRI BARAKA: This is a poem for John Coltrane. It's called "Am/Trak." (Reading) History love scream. Oh. Trane. Oh Trane. Oh. Scream history love. Begin on by Philly nightclub or the basement of a colored church. Walk the bars, my man, for pay. Honk ...

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The Guardian

Jeanette Winterson on the poetry of Carol Ann Duffy – of course it's political
The Guardian
We could talk about poetry as a rope in a storm. Poetry as one continuous mantra of mental health. Poetry as the world's biggest, longest-running workshop on how to love. Poetry as a conversation across time. Poetry as the acid-scrub of cliche. We ...



Flavorwire

100 Years Later: TS Eliot's 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'
Flavorwire
prufrock Thomas Stearns Eliot began writing “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” in 1910, at the age of twenty-two. The poem was published five years later, when Ezra Pound, whom Eliot met and befriended as an expatriate in Europe, sent it to Poetry ...



A case for the verse
The Hindu
Here was a cleric of the Church of England railing against God and his faith with all the ferocity of an unbeliever; and with the same intensity of feeling, dashing off some of the 16th Century's most sensuous love poetry too. In no other form of ...



Minister Asuman Kiyingi On His Loved-Up, Poetry-Seasoned Life
The Observer
Asuman Kiyingi says he is half a century and a year old. That sounds old. And when he tells Quick Talk about his childhood, Quick Talk imagines how different their generations are. He says his fairly prosperous and Austin-driving father used to boil a ...



Ode to the range: Cowboys take to prose to celebrate US West
WHBL Sheboygan
His poetry is fueled by his love of work profoundly connected to the land, which he believes is the heart of the cowboy soul. “The land is me and I am the land. Its health is as important as my own,” he explained. The festival ropes in local ranch ...

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MSU State News

Mayhem Poets hold performance to honor MLK weekend
MSU State News
Swallowing her nerves, Lyman Briggs sophomore Jaliyah Turner belted out a rendition of “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele to a hushed audience of about 100 people Saturday night as part of the annual “Speaking Like King” poetry slam held at the ...



Daily Sabah

Love of times past in old Anatolia
Daily Sabah
As the story goes, Qays and Layla fall in love, and he begins composing poems for her. When Leyla's father does not grant her hand in marriage to Qays, he withdraws into the wilderness, reciting poems and conversing with wild beasts of his love for her.



Long Island Exchange

East End Art announces Love Story Poetry & Performance event, Feb. 7
RiverheadLOCAL
Lucas Hunt's poetry and writing have appeared in The New York Times, East Hampton Star, Slice, Fiction Writers Review, and Clarion. Hunt studied at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop, and in the MFA program at Southampton College. He is the ...
East End Arts School Presents LI Love Story Poetry & Performance EventLong Island Exchange

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Greenville News

Benjamin Brawley was a writer and educator
Greenville News
He was just 20 years old when his poetry collection "A Toast to Love and Death" was published, but Brawley later wrote more scholarly works. Many became standard textbooks for universities, including "The Negro in Literature and Art in the United ...



The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Poets, detectives, literary criticism drive scholar
The Edwardsville Intelligencer
The presence of books led to a passion for reading and love of language, which ultimately led Berger to a career as a university English professor. Today he teaches modern and contemporary poetry, 19th and 20th century British and American literature ...



Frederick News Post (subscription)

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence
Frederick News Post (subscription)
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 ...



Gloucester Citizen

Poetweet Turns Your Twitter Feed Into A Strange Work Of Art
Huffington Post
After punching in your handle, the site allows you to select either a Sonnet (an Enlightenment-era 14-liner), Rondel (a French love poem) or Indriso (a more free-form version of the sonnet). It then pauses while "tracking the data of your inspiration ...
Gloucester Tweets turned into poetry -what's yours like?Gloucester Citizen
Poetweet: Now you can turn your tweets into a poem (just don't expect ...Telegraph.co.uk

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An able administrator with a passion for poetry
The Hindu
However, he could not afford to give up his love for poetry and therefore continued to write. Adult literacy programmes. Seeing his enthusiasm, senior IAS officers Latha Krishna Rao and P. Dayachary and senior colleague Enugu Narsimha Reddy encouraged ...

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Three Books of Poems You Should Have Read in 2014
Huffington Post
When we love things? Zapruder's lines are short, often only three or five words, recalling Neruda's Odes. Like those wonderful poems, Zapruder titles his without adornment. Where Neruda's might be "Oda a la Sandia" [Ode to a Watermelon] or "Oda a la ...



Go & Do: Poet Simon Armitage reads in Exeter
Seacoastonline.com
The annual Share Your Love Dinner will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Demeters Steakhouse, 3612 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth. The dinner raises awareness and funds to support the local Cooking Matters program. Participating chefs will ...



Pueblo Chieftain

Fantasy becomes reality at kids' camp
Pueblo Chieftain
Tony Sprecco of Pueblo has compiled his poetry in “A Steel Worker's Book of Poems,” which tells of his love for country, community, family and friends. He writes about treasured holiday memories, his wife, children and grandchildren, pets, the beauty ...

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'How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits' By Anne ...
Huffington Post
The impressionistic blur of pithy anecdotes, rolling lists, advice, recipes, profiles, history, and poetry is punctuated by colorful photographs and sketches, deliberately placed to give the impression that they were an afterthought, thrown together at ...



Irish Independent

Book Worm: The stigma of being called a poet
Irish Independent
Other bloggers chipped in with their own likes and dislikes, one of them deeming "the late great Seamus Heaney" to be "in a class of his own", though not so enamoured of John Banville, who "seems to be deeply in love with himself". For myself, I prefer ...



Lonnae O'Neal: Why I will always make time for my mom
Washington Post
“I love you,” she says. “I love you, too,” I tell her. “Kiss the kids for me,” she says, and when I had a dog, it was “Give Rayney a hug. You know that's my granddog.' ” If I tell her to call me tomorrow, she reconfirms my home and cellphone numbers ...



Omaha World-Herald

Kelly: With symphony tribute, Omaha repays love for famed composer Marvin ...
Omaha World-Herald
The illustrated book includes poems and prose about mythological and real winged creatures, from the Phoenix and Pegasus to ravens, doves and owls. She was inspired when awakened by a pair of barred owls “communicating back and forth” outside her ...

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Jackson Clarion Ledger

Author Q&A: Jim Harrison
Jackson Clarion Ledger
His work includes 34 books, including novels, novella collections and poetry. Some, including ... When I was 14 I thought I was going to be a preacher, but I loved Keats so much and loved so many other writers because my family was so well read. When ...

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Community calendar for Feb. 1
Hattiesburg American
•Meeting: Bereavement Support Group for anyone who has lost a loved one, 6-7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month, Forrest General Hospice, 1414 S. 28th Ave., Hattiesburg. •Meeting: Spouse's Bereavement Support Group meets noon-1 p.m. the second and ...

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'Winter Journey' a guide through Schubert song cycle
Philly.com
Winterreise is an enduringly strange, haunting 24-song cycle, with words by poet Wilhelm Müller. It embraces love and alienation, darkness and hope, certainty and the unknown. You could scarcely ask for a more inviting guide than Bostridge. Many have ...



The State

Community calendar
The State
NIKKI GIOVANNI: 8 p.m. Friday in Johnson Performance Hall at the Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene St. Giovanni is the recipient of seven NAACP Image Awards for her poetry. She has been awarded the Langston Hughes Medal for Poetry and is the ...



Scotsman

Euan McColm: Kim Sears' profanity is like poetry
Scotsman
I f***ing love it. And I don't think Kim Sears has a thing to be sorry for. I can remember quite clearly the first time I heard my late father swear; well, the first time I heard him use one of the good ones. It was a school holiday in the late 1970s ...

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Live Science

Sappho's New Poems: The Tangled Tale of Their Discovery
Live Science
Widely admired and studied in antiquity, Sappho was known as "the Tenth Muse," and her poetry was collected into nine books at the Library of Alexandria. But today, most of her first-person descriptions of erotic love and longing are read in ...



Slice of Poetry Sunday: Joy Harjo
ChicagoNow (blog)
Welcome to Slice of Poetry Sunday! Every Sunday, I'm going to toss a poem at everybody for your quick witted noggins to ponder over and appreciate, for no other reason than I love poetry and I want everyone else to love it and the poets who create it, too.



New York Daily News

Feb. 1: Crimes, class and crazies
New York Daily News
Brooklyn: Pedro Hernandez is destined to receive a big cash settlement from the city of New York for wrongful arrest in the death of Etan Patz. Like so many others in the recent past, his confession was obviously coerced. Henry Finkelstein. Prison ...



The Hindu

Travels with Arundhathi
The Hindu
The poems in Arundhathi Subramaniam's When God is a Traveller, are evocative, soulful and steadfast in their exploration of love, belonging, family and faith. The book demands compulsive re-reading. You read each poem, one after another, because you ...

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Logan Library now accepting Poet Laureate applications
The Herald Journal
“Having an official Laureate just in my mind helps focus on the value of literature and the expression of words in a meaningful way, and I applaud the city for coming up with a way to create this position in order to spotlight the value of poetry in ...

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Granta comes out with special India issue
Business Standard
There is some poetry also - "Blood Count" is a poem by Karthika Nair Shunaka; Tishani Doshi's "Rain at Three"; "Sanjay Nagar Blues" by Anjum Hasan and Vinod Kumar Shukla's "This year too in the plains" and "This colourful picture" translated from Hindi ...

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Daily Beast

Leo Tolstoy?s Love Letter to Lincoln
Daily Beast
He had come through many hardships and much experience to the realization that the greatest human achievement is love. He was what Beethoven was in music, Dante in poetry, Raphael in painting, and Christ in the philosophy of life. He aspired to be ...

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Montpelier And Randolph Seek Poems For National Poetry Month Celebrations
Vermont Public Radio
Attention Vermont poets: Montpelier and Randolph want you to be part of their National Poetry Month celebrations throughout April. But the submission deadlines are approaching to have your work considered for the PoemCity and PoemTown projects.

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Telegraph.co.uk

Young Eliot: From St Louis to The Waste Land by Robert Crawford, review ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Robert Crawford, who did a thesis on Eliot's St Louis, supervised by Ellmann, tells us at the outset of his new biography, Young Eliot, that Ellmann was put off by Eliot's anti-Semitic lines of poetry. ... “The Waste Land”, seen to be the greatest poem ...
Robert Crawford: Young Eliot - From St Louis To The Waste Land (Jonathan Cape)Herald Scotland

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Wine, chocolate and song at Lindsay Theater
Porterville Recorder
Her first Western release, Tumbleweed Letters (1999), reached Monterey Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival director Gary Brown in late 2003. He shared Fisher's music with other promoters, and music became her full-time profession. Fisher now lives in ...

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Theater review: There are powerful memories in 'These Old Shoes'
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The troupe Transatlantic Love Affair transcends the typical parameters of theater in "These Old Shoes," with a quietly moving production that sometimes feels like three-dimensional poetry. Imaginatively staged, with no set or props except those created ...



LC Style: Get artsy, celebrate all month long
Las Cruces Sun-News
It's For the Love of Art Month, an enduring tradition that has thrived for nearly two decades, thanks to dedicated volunteers in its sponsoring nonprofit organization, ArtForms Artists Association of New Mexico. We should all doff our hats (which ...



The Recorder

Poets of Franklin County: Valentine's Day Poetry Event at the Co-op
The Recorder
There are lots of things to love about the co-op, says marketing and membership manager Suzette Snow-Cobb, and this Valentine's Day, the co-op is giving you the chance to express that love. Aware that we live in an area with a rich and diverse poetry ...



Martinsville Bulletin

Superintendent for Patrick schools pens book of poetry
Martinsville Bulletin
Topics or references in “Words from a Journal” include people Sroufe has loved, lost love, familial relationships, an at-times rough childhood, letting go, aging, memories and passage of time. Others include loss of relatives, births of his three ...



CapeCod.com News

Mardi Gras Musicale, Pre-Valentine's Poetry Fest Among Highlights on Cape ...
CapeCod.com News
This isn't until next weekend, but I wanted to give you a heads up on a love-themed event coming up on Saturday, February 7. The Cape Cod Poetry Group is hosting its annual Pre-Valentine's Day event at the Brewster Ladies Library from 1-3, which will ...



Chicago Daily Herald

Notable deaths last week
Chicago Daily Herald
Rod McKuen, a California writer, singer and troubadour whose books of poetry and understated record albums sold by the millions in the 1960s and 1970s, making him the best-known and most vilified poets of the 20th century, has died at 81 ...

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How militias doomed an Iraqi's attempt to replicate Paris's 'love locks' bridge
Washington Post
... with friends, the love-bitten mechanical engineer knew how to bring his idea to life. His group got permission from local authorities to repaint and restore a bridge on Basra's waterfront. They launched their effort in September with a party ...



TODAYonline

Chile to reopen investigation into poet Pablo Neruda's death
Irish Times
Neruda, famed for his passionate love poems and staunch communist views, is presumed to have died from prostate cancer just days after the September 11th, 1973, coup that ushered in the brutal dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. “There is initial ...
Chile To Reinvestigate Pablo Neruda's DeathBuzzFeed News
Chile to reopen investigation into poet Neruda's deathTODAYonline

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USA TODAY

The stories behind Grammy-nominated songs
USA TODAY
The line "I was born sick, but I love it/Command me to be well" paraphrases 17th-century British poet Baron Brooke Fulke Greville's Chorus Sacerdotum, a poem Hozier discovered after hearing philosopher Christopher Hitchens quote it during a debate.



Daily News & Analysis

Book Review: My Grandfather's Imaginary Typewriter
Daily News & Analysis
Not all of Kumar's poems speak of weighty subjects. There are other sparkling ones on more 'poetic' subjects like love and marriage. "Air affluent, dreams on diet/ Stakes are too high/ I can't buy grocery, I can't cook/ Will you marry me?" goes one ...



Memorial reading in Bloomfield to honor award-winning poet Kinnell
Tribune-Review
Terrance Hayes, who teaches at the University of Pittsburgh and won a National Book Award for his poetry collection “Lighthead,” says Kinnell's “Book of Nightmares” remains an important work for him. “It's an expansive, passionate book, a love child of ...

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The Tennessean

Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio say Nashville is home
The Tennessean
Like her character, she's gone from writing poetry to writing songs. “I didn't play an instrument before I got here, and then (the ... “I'm doing what I love with people that I love in a city that I love,” she said. “I found my place. I've been ...



ThurstonTalk

Old Growth Poetry Collective: Bringing Poetry to the People of Olympia
ThurstonTalk
If you like your poetry readings lively, I encourage you to come by one of their weekly open mic nights at Café Love. The Olympia People's Mic Night is a lively and diverse experience, with a featured poet (usually a published and experienced writer ...
5 British Poets to Watch in 2015Huffington Post

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Express.co.uk

Wise words! The best reads of the week
Express.co.uk
But now words and books and poetry were important again because there was so much she wanted to say to her family and friends “in this strange, lucid final chunk of life”. She recalls the stories of her life so that they will remember her when she's ...



National Geographic

How Backpacking Can Put You in Touch With Your Inner Saint
National Geographic
I may take a few pages of something that's drawn me or a few lines of poetry—some Rumi, or Saint John of the Cross. Someone recently said that ... And that's where I got my real religious education and my love of wilderness. Wilderness backpacking can ...



CNN

The PDX factor: Portland airport's carpet inspires microbrews, memes and more
CNN
Believe it or not, the carpet at Portland International Airport (or the PDX carpet, as it's referred to locally) has inspired everything from poetry to beer flavors. Local sports ... "It's also ugly, but in a really cute, endearing way, and Portland ...

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Ballet's Child, talks, readings to highlight poetry fest
Palm Beach Daily News
They include Dana Gioia, former head of the National Endowment for the Arts and recent winner of the Aiken Taylor Award for lifetime achievement; Robert Wrigley, whose love poem A Lock of Her Hair is deemed “mouth music” by festival chief and resident ...

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Haaretz

This Day in Jewish History / Poet laureate who liberated a concentration camp dies
Haaretz
January 16, 1923, is the birthdate of Anthony Hecht, whose career as a poet spanned the second half of the 20th century and included a stint as poet laureate of the United States. Some of his best work, most critics agree, was informed by the indelible ...



Consequence of Sound

Dusting 'Em Off: TLC – CrazySexyCool
Consequence of Sound
The album views relationships through both impassioned and erotic lenses, as if the ideals of love and lust are inseparable. T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli managed to be recognized as sexual beings ... The Left Eye verse is more spoken word poetry than ...

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The Guardian

Laura Marling: 'I got my childish wonder back'
The Guardian
She applied (anonymously) for a residential poetry course in upstate New York and was flat rejected. She recorded a full album of new songs with a dream assortment of collaborators and then discarded it ... She loved taking road trips and she began to ...



San Antonio Current (blog)

Send Handwritten Valentines This Year With the Briscoe's Pony Express
San Antonio Current (blog)
There will also be books about love and poetry, and romantic Mad Libs available to inspire you to embrace your inner sap. The valentines will be hand-delivered for free by B-Cycle riders on February 13. Unfortunately, if your beau lives outside of ...



The Hindu

When the postman knocked...
The Hindu
D.V.K. Raghavacharyulu) and on the poetry of Judith Wright and A.D. Hope by others does not indicate a university English department's focus on Australian Literature. But what seems obvious from what Prof. ... When Gulstone Addison died within weeks of ...

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Access North Georgia

Brenau reading to feature acclaimed poet Noah Blaustein
Access North Georgia
In an interview with the Los Angeles Times about Motion: American Sports Poems, Blaustein spoke about his love of sports and poetry—two spheres that most people don't perceive as fitting together—and how poetry captures the rhythm of sports. “Because ...



Western Front

Poetry slams into Bellingham
Western Front
A guitarist played classical music as people filed in and were handed a chapbook special bound for that evening, Pagh said. Other event themes have included poetry of war, the process of a poet's mind and a Valentine's Day event where couples read love ...



Daily Trust

Poetry is like breathing to me- Nkemjika Okeke
Daily Trust
I discovered poetry, or rather poetry came to me at a point when I felt I had to let out something anyhow and letting it out in essay form wasn't helping me. ... Beyond Dialogismos touches on a number of themes, including love and social commentary. Do ...



And all my time is you
Huffington Post India
On 21 January, Kuhad launched his debut full-length album In Token and Charms, an all-English tapestry of gentle, free-flowing melodies, expressive of love and longing, personal encounters and non-events, "the little details of my life"--recalling the ...

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redbankgreen

RED BANK: SINGING VALENTINES, NO WAITING
redbankgreen
The quartets have appeared in a panorama of settings — homes, offices, restaurants, warehouses, schools, even a police academy — and as the nonprofit Chorus points out, “They will go anywhere to bring your message of love.” Creative Cupids can ...



Opelousas Daily World

Talent, friendships fuel Bonsoir Catin
Opelousas Daily World
Editor's note:This is the first in a series of features on the Cajun music nominees at the 57th Grammys in Los Angeles. Magic can happen around a camp fire, especially when that warm blaze is glowing at the Dewey Balfa Cajun and Creole Heritage Week.

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What's Happening for FEBRUARY (Updated Feb. 1)
SunHerald.com
Mississippi Poetry Society South Branch meeting: 2 p.m., Gautier Public Library. Members bring poem using a valentine or love theme. Free. Details: judydavies@cableone.net. Krewe of Gemini (day parade): 2 p.m., Gulfport. Route begins on 19th Street, ...

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Arts Watch: Tony award-winning shows sure to please in Brazos Valley
The Eagle
And what songs they are: Another Op'nin', Another Show; Wunderbar; So in Love; Too Darn Hot; and Always True to You in My Fashion, to name but a few. Kiss Me, Kate is based on The Taming of the Shrew -- sort of. It is the story of a theater company ...



You're in good hands at Pete's Trattoria in Watertown
WatertownDailyTimes.com
I'm here to tell you that I liked Pete's then, and I love it now. I love the new, gleaming wood booths, I love the chic fireplace built into the side wall, and I love that the restaurant is open on Christmas Eve, which was the date of my most recent ...



Sundance Awards 2015 Go to 'The Witch,' 'Slow West,' 'Me and Earl and the ...
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Slow West / United Kingdom, New Zealand (Director and screenwriter: John Maclean) — Set at the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. .... projects of the 2015 ...



Al-Arabiya

A million rare documents damaged in Moscow blaze
Al-Arabiya
After successfully inaugurating the “Love Bridge” with a party filled with music and poetry, Iraqis from different parts of the country reportedly flocked to Basra to seal mark their love in a pad lock overlooking the Shatt al Arab River. Soon after ...

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St. Albert Gazette

Being Deen
St. Albert Gazette
“Reading my old poems is so heartbreaking, knowing that I was going through those struggles, whereas at the last open mike I read a poem with the line that said, 'I love my gay transgender body!' Going from writing about all these negative feelings to ...



Hamptons.com

Something Sweet, Something Romantic And Something Risqué: Love Themed ...
Hamptons.com
On Saturday, February 7th at 2 p.m., listen to the words and feelings of love during "The Long Island Love Story," a poetry and performance event. The celebration at the School's Carriage House (located behind the School at 141 East Main Street ...



Tributes Planned for the Poet of the Jasmine Metaphor
The New Indian Express
Narasimhaswamy wrote delicate love poems at a time when nature poetry dominated Kannada literature. His poems gained immense popularity both on the sugama sangeeta concert stage and as film songs. Some often sung songs are: Raayaru bandaru ...

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The Voice Online

Home is where the travelling poet's heart is
The Voice Online
Ibrahiim, a mother-of-three, first fell in love with poetry as a youth growing up in Harehills, one of the most multicultural communities in Leeds. “I loved where I grew up,” Ibrahiim told The Voice. “It was this whole community of caring and sharing ...



February First Friday in York: 'Lady and the Tramp,' karaoke, chocolate treats ...
FlipSidePA
Love is in the air: Spend an intimate evening of music and poetry with John Terlazzo & Voices In The Hall and The Wild Hymns at 7 p.m. at Lotus Moon Yoga, 36 N. Beaver St. Jazz in the City: Head on over to the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N.


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