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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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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.



Telegraph.co.uk

To celebrate 100 years since Dylan Thomas's birth, here are his best poems ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Fear or believe that the wolf in a sheepwhite hood. Loping and bleating roughly and blithely shall leap,. My dear, my dear,. Out of a lair in the flocked leaves in the dew dipped year. To eat your heart in the house in the rosy wood. Read full poem ...



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
National Poetry Day: six of today's best young female poetsShiny Shiny

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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 ...



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 ...



BBC News

Chile through Pablo Neruda's eyes
BBC News
Chilean poet Pablo Neruda once wrote that “love is so short, forgetting is so long”. Exploring Isla Negra, his favourite home overlooking the Pacific south of Valparaiso, I could see that these weren't just words on a page. Neruda never forgot his friends.



Detroit Metro Times (blog)

Cherrie Amour to do poetry reading and book signing appearance in Detroit
Detroit Metro Times (blog)
Amour has released two spoken word records, ilovemesomewords! and Love's Journey. Both projects were produced by Ray Merriweathers, also known as the Unknown Soldier from the Detroit techno collective Underground Resistance. Read a review of ...



John Keats's Passionate, Lusty Letters Are the Key to His Poems
The New Republic
It was Mr. Forman who first made public the poet's delightfully human letters to his sister Fanny, and who had the courage to print, in the face of considerable Victorian criticism, the love letters to Fanny Brawne. This editor never considered his ...



BBC News

Galway Kinnell, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 87
BBC News
One his most famous poems is The Bear, telling of a hunter who, after consuming animal blood and excrement, comes to identify with his prey. Other notable poems include After Making Love We Hear Footsteps and When the Towers Fell, about the ...
Galway Kinnell, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, is dead at 87Los Angeles Times
Former state poet Galway Kinnell diesBurlingtonFreePress.com
Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87Vermont Public Radio
Attleboro Sun Chronicle -Contactmusic.com -The Daily Courier (subscription)
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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 ...



My passion for poetry unfathomable – Amu-Nnadi
Daily Sun
Award-winning poet, Chijioke Amu- Nnadi, has described his love for poetry has unfathomable. Amu- Nnadi, arguably one of Nigeria's most compelling poets in recent years, spoke on his attachment to the written word ahead of a US trip, where he will be ...



Celebration of Puerto Rican poet Pedro Pietri coming to Hoboken Historical ...
The Jersey Journal - NJ.com
Nancy Mercado is an assistant editor of Eco-Poetry.org. Bonafide Rojas is the founder of Grand Concourse Press. Mariposa has been featured on the HBO Latino series, "Habla Ya!" and is the author of "Born Bronxeña: Poems on Identity, Love & Survival.".



'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 ...



Wisconsin's poet laureate to read at Book Shelf Nov. 3
Winona Daily News
A first-generation college student, Garland left a 10-year career as a mail carrier to pursue his love of poetry. He earned a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa, and is currently professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau ...



Mirror.co.uk

Poetry fan stabbed book loving friend during argument over which genre was ...
Mirror.co.uk
A poetry lover stabbed his old friend to death during a dispute over whether verse or prose is the greater artistic form. A former teacher, 53, was visiting Yury Nikitkin, 66, in the town of Irbit, east of Moscow, where they began drinking vodka and ...
Poetry lover stabbed prose fan after argument over which literary genre was betterMetro

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AMERICAN LIFE IN POETRY: 'You're pulled toward his smile'
MyWebTimes.com
His car rolls up to the curb, you switch / your mood, which doll to bring and rush / out again on the sliding steps / of your shoes half-on, forgetting to zip / your new pink coat in thirty degrees, / teeth and hair not brushed, already / passing the ...

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The News Journal

Poet laureate's job? Maybe it's leading horse to water
The News Journal
“When I was poet laureate, and now as I write these columns, I think of myself standing in front of my Introduction to Poetry class at the University of Delaware,” Brown replied. “The room is full of all sorts of students, those who love poetry and ...
American Life in Poetry: The TransferKearney Hub

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Pitch Weekly

Billy Collins brings a little Love to KC.
Pitch Weekly
No other cultural figure's arc traces the particular vectors that poet Billy Collins has charted. At 73, he straddles multiple media eras: He used to seal short poems inside envelopes and mail them to Rolling Stone magazine, which published them among ...



New York Times

A Writer Whose Pen Never Rests, Even Facing Death
New York Times
In August and October, he published contemplative poems in The New Statesman and The Times Literary Supplement that were laced with melancholy and humor. In “My Latest Fever,” he compares his fight with his disease to “jazzed-up sequences from ...



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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Chestnut Hill Local

Poet/fitness buff loves authenticity, hates arrogance
Chestnut Hill Local
She is also a published poet with a B.A. in English literature from Oklahoma State University and a Master's degree in fine arts from Rosemont College on the Main Line. She has had her poems appear in many journals, and in August of this year a book of ...



Can the Trolling of Media Outlets Revitalize American Poetry?
Huffington Post
Consider, for instance, the recent wave of American poets whose juxtapositive Twitter accounts -- at once warm, funny, wise, confusing, bizarre, and off-putting -- have made them overnight social media darlings. Some have even parlayed ..... In a world ...

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SFGate

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.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carolyn Kizer diesSFGate
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carolyn Kizer is dead at 89Los Angeles Times

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Fond du Lac Reporter

Success: Love of FDL leads Wehner the arts
Fond du Lac Reporter
Mary Wehner is known in Fond du Lac for her enthusiasm in the arts community. A poet, painter and jazz enthusiast, she has lent her hand to many organizations both local and statewide, and has worked in a variety of fields. “I think sometimes that I've ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Dylan Thomas: A poet who risked everything for his art
Telegraph.co.uk
But Wales was where he was at his best, most himself, and Wales was where he worked well, living quietly, doing the crossword with his father, the old teacher who had taught him to love English poetry, gossiping over a couple of pints of weak Welsh ...
TV review: Tortured soul of Dylan Thomas in 'A Poet in New York'SFGate
Raise a glass to poet Dylan Thomas at The Playhouse in CheltenhamGloucestershire Echo
In Wales, a Toast to Dylan Thomas on His 100th BirthdayNew York Times
Chicago Sun-Times -The Guardian -Press Herald
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New Search Planned for Grave of Spanish Poet Lorca
ABC News
Back in 2009, the poet's family initially opposed the dig, saying that they preferred to let the remains lie in peace and arguing that Lorca should not be singled out for recognition when so many families were also seeking to recover missing loved ones.



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, ...



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 ...



Postscript: Galway Kinnell (1927-2014)
The New Yorker
I'll stop there, only to add that Galway never stopped astonishing, from that poem written so long ago to all the many great, original poems since—political poems, poignant and sexy love poems to his beloved wife, Bobbie, and poems of an always ...



Poster poems: clouds
The Guardian (blog)
The tone is more playful than is often the case in Shelley, and the poem is none the worse for it. If Shelley is good-natured, then Thomas Heywood's Pack, Cloud, Away is positively joyous. In this characteristically lively early-17th-century love song ...



The MYSTIC poet
The Hindu
In no other poet does poetry so powerfully become a medium offering its plasticity and potentiality in service of the soul and love. Rumi uses words to extinguish words. He asks that poetry must finally write the greater poetry of silence. Thousands of ...



Poetry's ambassador
Yadkin Ripple
“He read poets that I had never heard of because the last one I read in school was Edgar Allen Poe,” Griffin said with a chuckle. “That just really got me excited about what poetry is more so that I had realized from college, plus some of the poems we ...



Opelousas Daily World

Festival of Words to feature historian, poet
Opelousas Daily World
"We love the Thensted Center, but some people have had trouble finding it. This is a lovely venue that will help draw more people to us," Melnick said of the ballroom. She said Key is a Grand Coteau native and co-author of the article, "History of St ...



The Daily Advertiser

Prairie Elementary student wins statewide writing contest
The Daily Advertiser
Constantine was the French poetry winner for her entry “Couleurs Tout Autour.” In the poem, Constantine wrote about her love of colors, including blue, green, yellow, red, orange, brown and white, among others. “Couleurs si jolie/Ils éclairent mon monde!



Alien Invasion: A Biologist Reflects on a Mother's Love for Her Child
Discovery Institute
Blogger said woman's rights over own body extend to abortion even if fetus conscious & writing poetry in womb. I profoundly disagree. 1/2. — Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) August 23, 2014. Who, pray tell, could say something so callous that it ...



GreaterKashmir.com

Noted poet Amin Kamil passes away
GreaterKashmir.com
He has also edited the collected verse of Nund Reshi, a 10th century Sufi poet, and that of Habba Khatun, an 18th century love poet. Kamil has also written a foreword to the first volume of Abdul Ahad Azad's three volume literary history of Kashmir ...

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Volunteer Opportunities of the Week
The Sheboygan Press
Serenity Hospice Care: Share your love of music with hospice patients: Share your love of music with hospice patients as a visiting musician volunteer. We have opportunities ... The Gathering Place: Caring Volunteers to Assist Adults with Memory Loss ...



WUFT

Local Hispanic Teachers Receive Excellence In Education Award
WUFT
Students participated in poetry and essay writing, a brain bowl and other types of Spanish and French competitions at the North Central Florida World Language Festival. The competition will be held again in February. “I love the students,” Santiago said.



Vulture

Theater Review: Don't Fear the Banter of The Real Thing
Vulture
A little rough poetry might be permissible, but witty banter, as it once was called, became immediately suspect under the new regime: as effete as port wine, as cheap as rickrack. So what was a ... 'Will you still love me when my tits are droopy?' 'Of ...

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Billy Collins, a poet they'll pay to see
STLtoday.com
Collins is one of the few poets in the country who can command a ticketed event, and St. Louisans are likely to enjoy the chance to meet the guy who is arguably the most popular poet in America. Those tickets come with a paperback copy of “Aimless Love.
The Suburban, Domestic And Middle Class Poetry Of Billy CollinsKCUR

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Sydney Morning Herald

Book review: Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love by James Booth
Sydney Morning Herald
James Booth, a former colleague of Larkin at Hull University, has attempted to restore Larkin's image through an extensive biographical examination of his "Life, Art and Love". Building on new archival material, interviews and a close linking to his ...

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MLive.com

Tea Den in Detroit's Eastern Market tries to 'enrich the community' through ...
MLive.com
"Offering these teas, this is poetry, you know?" Uhl said just before packing up his pop-up shop ... When he returned to the region in the early 2000s to teach in China, his love for tea culture grew even more. According to Uhl, the most extraordinary ...



Marie is bored and still full of 'poetry' in Persona Q
GameZone
Look, I don't care if you hate or love Marie – she's here to stay. In Persona Q she's sarcastic, chewing gum, writing terrible poetry, but also in charge of StreetPass functions. So when you cross other Persona Q players you can thank Marie for all ...

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Slate Magazine

Stunning Images From the Small World Microscopic Art Competition
Slate Magazine
“I've always loved science, and since I was little I wanted to understand how things work,” Moreno says. “I read as much as I can, and always wanted to know more.” His first love was astronomy, but the visibility in Panama wasn't good, since drier ...

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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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Everypoet's Howl
Outlook
“Subjects like terrorism, class and caste discrimination, racism, women's subjugation, sexual orientation, peer pressure and love rule our slam sessions,” says Shantanu Anand, co-founder of Airplane Poetry movement, an endeavour to recreate a culture ...



Of poetry, adventurism and untold stories (IANS Books This Weekend)
Firstpost
In the role of a spy, using sweetness, seduction and help from the arrogant chief Pushyamitra Sunga, who she later falls in love and gets married to, she plans to crush the enemies of the state. She is then sent to conquer a powerful neighbouring ...



Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Natural burials draw new interest for simplicity, low-carbon footprint
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
They are living near us, transfigured ... into light, into power, into love." There was a poem by Waskovich, "Making Connections," written about a hereditary condition she had suffered from all her life: "... I am wearing out — from the inside — as ...



Old Gold & Black

Reynolda Art House Love & Loss exhibits grief as art
Old Gold & Black
The pieces range from a multi-part sculpture by Mary Frank, who lost her 21-year-old daughter in a plane crash over the Guatemalan jungle, to an abstract print with tiny lines of poetry and personal letters scribbled on it by Rudolf Baranik, whose son ...



Eastern Arizona Courier

A taste of the Old West
Eastern Arizona Courier
SAFFORD — One didn't have brand or rope Oct. 25 to know what life is like for the American cowboy. Poets, musicians and artisans provided a glimpse into world of the West, during the 21st annual Gila Valley Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, at the ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Elsa Schiaparelli: the grand-mère of art couture
Telegraph.co.uk
These are the earliest of the many photographs, drafts of poems and essays, and press clippings that she kept all her life, in albums or in cardboard boxes done up with gaffer tape. Now a small .... I still have and love the Bérard screen,'' Berenson said.

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Late Taunton native Joe Gouveia remembered for contributions to poetry ...
Wicked Local Cape Cod
Gouveia's sister said he was introduced to poetry at Bridgewater State College, where an English teacher assigned the class to write a poem. At first, Gouveia rebelled against the art form, before falling in love with it, later studying at UMass ...

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CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

Capitol Hill novelist's latest sci-fi work is written from the first-sea ...
CHS Capitol Hill Seattle
What happens when a giant squid falls in love with you and won't take no for an answer! The worst part is yet to come. The story unfolds in Ron Dakron's newest offering, Hello Devilfish! Dakron is the pen name of Capitol Hill writer and poet Ronald ...



An Awe-Inspiring Altar Remembers One Latino Artist's Guiding Spirit
Smithsonian
It was very tender and sweet and it was this emotion of deep love, absolute love.” Cisneros left the hospital feeling a sense of resolution. ... Her work includes novels, poetry and a children's book. Because she was born in Texas and only moved to ...



HotNewHipHop

Handwritten Poetry From A 17-Year Old Tupac Surfaces
HotNewHipHop
The rapper's first manager (who is also a poet herself), Leila Steinberg, is responsible for letting these handwritten gems see the light of day. The three poems, titled "Things That Make Hearts Break," "Cupid's Smile II" and "A Love Unspoken," give us ...
Read These Previously Unreleased Handwritten Poems by a 17-Year-Old Tupac ...Noisey (blog)
Read 3 Short Poems Tupac Wrote When He Was 17-Years-OldVibe

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Daily Beast

In Chile, Poetry Outlives the Dictators
Daily Beast
He loved his country, and wished to return as soon as possible. “I miss my house by the sea,” he said. In fact, Neruda died in Chile, only 12 days after the coup, and many thought (it wasn't true) that he had been poisoned. He hadn't been poisoned, but ...



How Auden didn't quite meet David Miliband
The Times (subscription)
Auden excised this poem from later collections because he thought it too much of a sermon. He especially hated the famous line “we must love one another or die” which he came to think silly. The desire to stop writing such direct, political poetry was ...

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The New York Review of Books (blog)

NYRblog : Roving thoughts and provocations
The New York Review of Books (blog)
We don't learn anything specific about the lost Lenore in “The Raven” except that she's presumably beautiful and presumably (though the poem is equivocal on this point) dead. Not even that she loved Mozart, Bach, the Beatles, and me, like the beautiful ...



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 ...



Jacaranda FM

Taylor Swift: I want to write poetry
Jacaranda FM
Taylor Swift: I want to write poetry. 31 October 2014 at 06:48 by MornéJK - Taylor Swift has revealed that she would love to try writing poetry or a novel after she penned a 400 page book in her teens. 0 comments. 0 Comments. Share: Print: Print this ...

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Why we quoth 'The Raven' evermore
Washington Post (blog)
“The Raven” has been equally loved and scorned from the start. Emerson scoffed at it, but pre-Civil War audiences adored it, and the poem propelled Poe to national popularity. He even wrote an essay about how he wrote “The Raven”: “The Philosophy of ...

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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
Dylan Thomas Centenary Celebrated With "Under Milk Wood" Radio Broadcast ...Forbes

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Stephen King On Growing Up, Believing In God And Getting Scared
WVTF
So I've always been kind of fascinated by those things and in love with it. And I just kind of wanted to visit ... I enjoyed all those revival preachers because there's a certain poetry in the way that they speak, and I always enjoyed that. W.H. Auden ...

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Ottawa Citizen

Late poet Al Purdy's home a retreat for writers once again (with video)
Ottawa Citizen
Reports of posthumous disagreements will surprise few who knew the man writer Dennis Lee eulogized as “the greatest poet English Canada has produced.” Famously irascible, Purdy loved nothing more than a Molson's-fuelled scrap with fellow writers, ...



The Daily Star

For the Love of Words
The Daily Star
His poems and a short story have been published in Patchwork Pages, which was brought out by Brine Pickles, a performance literature group. He has also been published in an international publication called the ISF (Indian Short Fiction) which is based ...



"Dancing With Fear and Trust" -- Soul Cafe Returns on November 2
Jazz Police (blog)
The merging of jazz with poetry and spiritual passions has an extensive history. From Duke Ellington's Sacred Concerts to Coltrane's Love Supreme to the many weekly jazz services at local churches, from the rich gospel heritage that spawned generations ...



Four Dollar Wine Critic: Drunk in Love
Harvard Crimson
We all know the similarities between love and drunkenness: they're confusing; they make us write a lot of shitty poetry; they bring us closer to God; they result in public vomiting. I am also frequently—like three or four times weekly—deep in one or ...



The Phnom Penh Post

Actor's debut has him tipped for stardom
The Phnom Penh Post
Sitting with a fat cigar behind a book-covered desk at his office at the Bophana Centre this week, Panh, who co-produced The Gate, said he and Kompheak first connected through of a shared love of poetry. “He writes very beautiful poems,” he said. “He ...

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Milton Keynes Citizen

Poetry in motion
Milton Keynes Citizen
Soul Urban Poet returns to The Stables this Friday evening (Oct 31), and it's a special gig – doubling up as the official launch bash for his new single, I Love It. “I chose that as my third single because I feel it sums me and my music up in one track ...



The Guardian

Arca: 'Nothing is off limits emotionally'
The Guardian
“Everyone who lives in Venezuela has a love/hate relationship with it because of the political turmoil and the crime,” he says. The country has left an ... “I think there's a certain poetry to having your body reflect what you feel inside of you ...

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Daily Sun

The girlish girlie in Toyin Adewale Gabriel's poetry: An appraisal
Daily Sun
Her early poems were widely published in several Nigerian and international media, like Okike – The African Journal of New Writing, The GUARDIAN and Daily Times. Mary Cassat, Berthe Morisot, and Marie Quiverson Braquemond were nearly lone female ...

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Seacoastonline.com (blog)

Broken by Traci L. Slatton Book Review
Seacoastonline.com (blog)
Her regular entourage lives a life of free love, as was the way of free Parisians. But Alia takes a little more than pleasure from her ... They get together for nights of wine, poetry, philosophical discussions, and sex. Alia enjoys these human ...



National Book Award Finalist in Poetry Published by UA Professor
UANews
"But in college, I saw that a poem could be something other than just some kind of recollected experience transcribed into highfalutin language. It doesn't have to sound like Keats or Shelley or the great Romantic poets of yore, whom of course I love.".



NJ.com

At Dodge Poetry Festival, veterans and new writers take center stage
NJ.com
She followed that poem up, with one about a character in Greek mythology. Other student poets explored the 2012 election, drunk parents, and love. “It means so much to be here with all of these famous poets,” Flannery James, 18, said of participating ...
How to Get Your News From PoemsHuffington Post
Poetry takes center stage at Dodge festival in Newark, NJNewsworks.org

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Tucson Weekly

Etherton Gallery Hosts Landscape Exhibit & Panel Discussion
Tucson Weekly
Richard Laugharn's lyrical images merge science and poetry, expressing a deeply felt sense of belonging. Laugharn's landscape photographs also suggest a new way of understanding the medium. As he points out today, “landscape photography is often ...



Boston Globe

Deval Patrick and Martha Coakley: A boost, but also a burden
Boston Globe
As political master and former New York Governor Mario Cuomo once explained, “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.” Governor Deval Patrick learned half the lesson. On the ... But he still has a 51 percent approval rating. He can light up a ...

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Tom Hawkins Set To Become Seventh Notre Dame Basketball Ring Of Honor ...
Notre Dame Official Athletic Site
Tom has a great love for Notre Dame basketball, as does his son, Kevin. It will be a great night for Tom, his family and ... In 2012, Hawkins authored a book on poetry entitled Life's Reflections: Poetry for the People. Hawkins' son Kevin, who ...



Bustle

7 Classic Literary Witches to Scare You for Halloween
Bustle
Look back a little further, however, and you'll find that classic literature, plays, poetry, and mythology are chock-full of seriously badass witches that will send a chill down your spine. Scary ... Why she's a classic: You gotta love a woman you just ...

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New York Times

Theater Listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6
New York Times
The actors Emily Padgett and Erin Davie play a version of the real-life conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, searching for love and a kind of independence outside the carnival tent. St. James Theater, 246 West 44th Street, Clinton, 212-239-6200 ...



Farewell to Little Pete's
Huffington Post
We're not talking Bookbinder's, chock full of tourists and overpriced, or the smattering of trendy boutique restaurants that surround Rittenhouse Square like hipsters lounging on the margins of a poetry reading. ... Afterwards, a little giddy, downcast ...

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Toronto Star

Ezra Pound Poet: Volume II. The Epic Years 1921-1939 by A. David Moody ...
Toronto Star
If such a thing as a Holy Trinity of poets in the 20th century exists, Pound, is among them, along with Eliot and Yeats. But his work remains largely forgotten, ignored and unread. Controversy may be the reason for this: First due to his esthetic and ...



LeBron James' new Nike 'Together' commercial was a 'very hush-hush ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com (blog)
It is a love letter to the city's resilience and a massive group hug for a populace embracing the determination of its hero returning after four years of self-imposed exile. In addition to rolling out ... It was more beauty and poetry, more silence ...

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Writers in the Woods: Award-winning outdoor adventure writer to share his ...
The Union of Grass Valley
The National Outdoor Book Award website says “Author Kevin Fedarko focuses on the three guides, but at the same time, he adeptly weaves into his narrative the broader story of the river itself, and the clash of two opposites: those who love the wild ...



Tech Cocktail

Happy National Poetry Day! Here's a Mid-Workday Pick-Me-Up from Walt Whitman
Tech Cocktail
It's Thursday, meaning we're so close to the end of the week. If you can just make it through these final hours of today's workday, then you can go grab a drink (or four) at Happy Hour. But, then again, if you're working at a startup, then on some ...



Spoken word fever grips city, one closet poet at a time
Daily News & Analysis
Founded in July 2013, out of common love for poetry, TPC has had 16 such gatherings till now, which have seen anywhere between 10 to 40 patrons in consecutive meetings. "While a few poetry gatherings are rather contests, like the open mic events at ...



mySanAntonio.com

TV's 'Olive Kitteridge,' bitter, biting, beautiful
mySanAntonio.com
It's an uncompromising look at a woman who, all her life, has kept love at arm's length and who stayed married less out of a connection than an obligation. It's no wonder ... The result is pure poetry — bitter and biting, but beautiful nonetheless ...
John Doyle: HBO's new masterpiece is the unforgettable Olive KitteridgeThe Globe and Mail

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New York Post

'A Poet in New York:' Five or so things to know about BBC America's Dylan ...
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
I loved not having to worry about whether my double chin was visible, but knowing that I could just sit into my double chin and it would be helping me." Hollander played a famous drunk by not "playing drunk." "They say the best way to do drunk acting ...
Poet Dylan Thomas' final NYC days recounted in BBC America filmNew York Post
Toasting The Light And Dark Of Creative Genius In Dylan Thomas Biopic "A Poet ...Co.Create
Tortured soul of a 'Poet in New York' — Dylan ThomasWorcester Telegram
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Toronto Star Blogs (blog)

Niagara Falls through the eyes of the writers
Toronto Star Blogs (blog)
This is an International Festival of Authors' field trip, a busload of novelists, poets, editors, and other literati from around the world off to see storied Niagara Falls, many for the first time. Will the iconic Falls meet the great expectations of ...



Eskuelan San Francisco de Borja student wins poetry competition, again
Marianas Variety
“I want to thank the Almighty God for the gifts to succeed in life; to my loving grandparents for their continued love, care, and support; to our principal Carmen Atalig for her support and faith in me; to my language arts teacher and coach Mary Rose ...



Books: Sledgehammer to crack a nut
New Zealand Herald
Another contestant is wot u staring at, an Irvine Welsh-inspired work written in demotic Glaswegian and which predictably turns out to have been composed by a lecturer in medieval love poetry at Edinburgh University. St Aubyn hits the targets often ...

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Lamplighter Sessions: Halloween Party at Club Passim
Boston Globe
The series runs through Sunday night and features a jumble art gallery, slam poetry, live music, and networking events for performers and the audience. “What I treasure the most is the chance to swap tunes and [talk to other] artists. . . . I love to ...



Q&A: Editors reveal trove of 19th-century African American poetry in “Voices ...
ArtsATL
The work represents a wide range of African American perspectives and experiences, depicting not only the hardships of slavery and racism but also the stuff of everyday life, including love poems and elegies. The poems are written mostly in the rhyming ...



Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser

Leatherhead MS sufferer who wrote poetry book using chin-controlled computer ...
Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser
As well as poems reflective of his travels, Poetry In Your Pocket features work based on his experiences and observations about love, feelings, friendships and beauty. Mr Morrison will sign copies of the book, priced at £10, at Barton's Bookshop, in ...



Go & Do: A gallery gala and extreme polka rock
Seacoastonline.com
Strange love. Catch the film "Love is Strange" tonight at 7 p.m. at The Music Hall in Portsmouth. Ben and George (John Lithgow and Alfred Molina) are a same-sex couple who finally get married after 39 years together. However, George is a Catholic ...

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Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Join the Conversation
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
24, 6 p.m. Every November, Barry Kitterman and the Department of Languages and Literature hold Bread and Words, where homemade bread and soups are served and students and faculty read their fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Morgan University Center ...



A goat came jogging with me
Daily Sun
From Odia, I once borrowed an anthology of poems by Pablo Neruda, featuring 'The Heights of Macchu Picchu' which I so much fell in love with. I was tempted to keep that book forever. But after much threats and harassments, I returned his precious book ...



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 Phnom Penh Post

Actor's debut as Duch has him tipped for stardom
The Phnom Penh Post
Sitting with a fat cigar behind a book-covered desk at his office at the Bophana Centre this week, Panh, who co-produced The Gate, said he and Kompheak first connected through of a shared love of poetry. “He writes very beautiful poems,” he said. “He ...



MMAjunkie.com

Fight Path: Meet Invicta FC 9's warrior poet, Jenny Liou
MMAjunkie.com
“But on the other hand, I learned that I always love my time in the cage, no matter whose hand gets raised at the end of the match.” She started her professional career with an impressive performance that turned heads against Rachael Ostovich, beating ...


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