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Arizona State University

'Dear Himalayas': ASU alum pens love poem to Nepal
Arizona State University
For many people with loved ones in Nepal, the morning of April 25 brought tremendous anxiety and uncertainty. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake, centered 50 miles northwest of Kathmandu, rocked the small Himalayan country. Violent aftershocks followed for ...



Daily Mail

Maro Itoje reveals how his love of poetry and politics comes second only to ...
Daily Mail
With studying and fulfilling his rugby commitments, his poetry has suffered. 'I think some people have made me come across as if I'm some sort of William Shakespeare but I'm not,' he jokes. 'It's just a little hobby that I do from time to time but ...

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HarpersBAZAAR.com (blog)

Cleo Wade's 10 Favorite Love Poems
HarpersBAZAAR.com (blog)
Cleo Wade's 10 Favorite Love Poems. The artist/poet, who is working on a love poetry book of her own, shares her favorite romantic words in honor of the end of poetry month. Share · Tweet · Pin · Email. By Cleo Wade. Shares. Share · Tweet · Pin · Email ...



Twin Passions: Joseph Brodsky's love of poetry in English
Russia Beyond the Headlines
His poetic style combines technical brilliance with the intimate, lyric poet's concern with transcendent themes such as exile, love, death, nature. It is a measure of Brodsky's skill as a poet that he was also able to master the poetic form in both his ...



Topeka Capital Journal

Topeka CPA's poetry explores courage, love, historical events
Topeka Capital Journal
published “A Walk Through Life: Poems of Virtue,” a book of 47 poems about love, courage, honor, bravery, parables of Jesus and historical events. “It was unexpected. I had no ambition to publish a book,” he said. Ridpath, 55, a latecomer to the poetry ...



Salisbury Post

Much to love in Mary Kratt's poetry collection
Salisbury Post
Kratt's book, “Small Potatoes” won the 1999 Brockman-Campbell Poetry Book prize and her early chapbook, “Spirit Going Barefoot” won the Oscar Arnold Young Award for the best book of poetry that year for a resident of North Carolina, and she was awarded ...
Words that capture the big things in life for National Poetry MonthThe Globe and Mail
Bespoke Poetry Hits The Subways With Peanuts-Inspired "The Poet Is In"Gothamist
This Weekend, Investigate The 'Edges' Of Fred Moten's Musical PoetryNPR

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Financial Times

Souad Massi's homage to Arabic poetry
Financial Times
For her first studio album since the Arab uprisings, she selected political and philosophical poetry, Massi says, and “only one love poem”. Yet she had anticipated the revolutionary mood in her 2010 album, Ô Houria (Liberty). Touring across the Arab ...



The Guardian Nigeria

Poetry Parrot… Celebrating Ajimobi's love for arts, heritage
The Guardian Nigeria
Song of Sorrow by the late Ghanaian poet, Prof. Kofi Awoonor. who was killed during the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya on September 22, 2013, served as curtain raiser. Performed by the president, Poetry Enclave (POEN), Ibadan, Ebika ...



The Guardian

Why is children's poetry so invisible?
The Guardian
They respond enthusiastically when it's read to them, they love the wordplay, rhythms and rhymes, and they write their own fantastic poems in workshops. A poet who visits schools can expect their highest sales from children who buy their own signed and ...

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The Poetry of Raymond Carver Makes a Leap to E-Books
New York Times
In September, Vintage will publish a digital edition of “Beginners,” the unedited, uncut manuscript of his 1981 collection, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” The unedited collection caused a stir when Mr. Carver's widow, the poet Tess ...



W. Thomas Love Launches Poetry Collection
Broadway World
In "Things Seen and Heard by Many," Love uses poems to discuss the many elements of life he witnessed while observing others. He then points out the many pitfalls he often saw people fall into, as well as the successes he saw. He hopes that his poetry ...



Daily Beast

Caution: World-Changing Poetry at Work
Daily Beast
Nevertheless, Hirshfield brings to this book the sagacious analysis of a creative critic and the heart of a writer “in love with close observation” whose prose, like Hopkins's, resonates with poetry. Joseph Peschel, a writer and critic in South Dakota ...



mySanAntonio.com (blog)

Schuette loved poetry and teaching
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
Schuette's love for poetry began at an early age. She wrote her first poem, titled “Sister Agnes,” in first grade. After graduating from Harlandale High School, she went on to attend several educational institutions including the University of Texas ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

St. Louis Park poet informally continues work
Minneapolis Star Tribune
If you can speak, you can write a poem.' ” Pecoraro said. Others write, but don't see themselves as poets. Poetry can be intimidating, but a community poet can help bridge the gap. “I want everyone to love poetry, to think about it in a different way ...



Redding Record Searchlight

Amber Tamblyn writes book of poetry about dead actresses
Redding Record Searchlight
It was my way of putting a blank page both for the media and people who have treated her in that way, but also it's a page ... where I get to say, 'You know, I'm not gonna write this poem for you. I'm not gonna put you in the category where everyone ...



WOUB

Logan-Hocking Library Announces Poetry Contest Winners
WOUB
April was National Poetry Month, and in order to celebrate, Logan-Hocking Pubic Library Children's Librarian Katy Smith invited the youth of the county to participate in a poetry contest. “I love poetry, and so I just made it a public thing, and some ...



Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Cowboy Poetry Festival is 'dad burn' fun
Salt Lake Tribune
I love it," said Nelson, a cowboy poet and former cowboy who was on Antelope Island for the 10th annual Cowboy Legends Cowboy & Music Festival. "I could never feed myself doing this, but it's just bringing awareness of the ranching culture as opposed ...



Huffington Post

How to Make Poetry Edible -- Plus, 5 Great Collections
Huffington Post
Or, in other words, encourage people to save single lines or phrases they love. These can be used to play with later, to make jealous poem stacks. Yes, I do all of the above, as a way to simply love poetry. As for number four (hand copying poems), I ...

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Rediscovering the Joys of Poetry
Huffington Post
This was a poetry-filled week for me. Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining (at least not now that all the hard work is done). I love poetry, always have and probably always will. I actually once considered becoming a poet myself, which is why I was ...

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Winona Daily News

Appreciating Earth from A to Z: Artist, poet collaborate on children's book
Winona Daily News
For example, Jagel illustrated “E” with a picture of an egg, and for Shird's poem, the egg represented growth, nourishment and promise for the future. “I love that kind of thing,” she said. “I feel a real connection to the geographical area, to the ...

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Deadline

Bart & Fleming: Girl Power Pics, Cate Blanchett, Melissa McCarthy, Suzanne ...
Deadline
BART: Talk about culture clash: You just got back from Cannes, Mike, where attention is focused on Carol and Cate (Carol is the movie about lesbian love and Cate is its star) and I am in Las Vegas, where people are trying to figure out what happened to ...



TheChronicleHerald.ca

Powerful language fires poetry of Clarke in Traverse
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Meant to be read aloud, this confessional rap is about crossovers — the poet's passages from literary obscurity into Canadian literature's limelight, from homespun to exotic locales, from youthful lust to fatherly love, and from the wide open, wild ...



PRI

In Holy Land, a tribute to Lorde gets complicated
PRI
Yuval Ben-Ami is pushing 40, a self-proclaimed Schubert enthusiast, who also is in love with Lorde. “She's fantastic,” Ben-Ami said in an interview. “It's authentically spectacular and spectacularly authentic music.” ... It's the 'ruins of a palace,' a ...
A tribute to singer Lorde in five languagesKUOW News and Information

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Daily Herald

How comics helped my kid love reading
Daily Herald
Even afternoon naps would start with a bit of poetry. When I had my kids, I knew that I wanted to raise them to be readers. I took to heart the lessons my father taught me — that reading quickly or knowing how to pronounce long words aren't the ...



Columbia Daily Tribune

Poet captures essence of real love
Columbia Daily Tribune
It could be said that poetry is the medium of love. One of the best images of love I have found, the kind of love that “looks on tempests, and is never shaken,” to quote the Bard, comes from St. Louis poet Jane Ellen Ibur in her book “both wings ...



New York Times (blog)

Opinionator | A Dog of One's Own
New York Times (blog)
The kind that's smart and well trained but still sometimes chooses mischief. The kind a boy I might fall in love with would have. But. “What's the story of her name?” I asked, trying to keep my tone neutral. It seemed an unoriginal name for a poet to ...



New York Observer

Is HBO's 'Veep' Hinting at a Future Running Mate for Hillary?
New York Observer
The profanity filled speeches, like X-rated poetry, are said with such natural conviction, and perfect timing, that it doesn't seem too obscene, but delightfully witty. It's perfect satire. Julia Louis-Dreyfus has made Selina Myers one of the most ...

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Press of Atlantic City

Somers Point's poet laureate to play key role in Memorial Day service
Press of Atlantic City
Maria Provenzano, of Somers Point was officially named Poet Laureate for the city. One of her public duties will include a reading of the classic, tragic World War I poem, In Flanders Field, during the Memorial Day ceremony held Monday at Patriot Park.



Spiked

The murder of Mayakovsky's poetry
Spiked
And neither were her close friends in the security services impressed that their 'iron poet' was, all of a sudden, writing violent, all-consuming love poems to a bourgeois beauty, 'all inset in furs / and beads'. As early as 1920, the Briks were known ...



Alexandria Town Talk

Former Alexandria radio personality finds poetry voice
Alexandria Town Talk
The covers of both books also are nostalgic. Both are pictures Atwood dug up of himself as a kid. Atwood likes to let his humor come through too. He gave one example of a poem called "A Love Poem That's Shorter Than its Title." It goes like this: "She ...


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