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India Today

Birthday Special: 7 Charles Dickens quotes about love, poetry, hope and humour
India Today
It won't be wrong to say that the degree of adulation and love enjoyed by Charles Dickens and his writings, is beyond comparison. Hailed as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era, Dickens single-handedly transformed the world of literature and gave ...

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Viet Nam News

Vietnamese king of love poetry Xuan Dieu seen as a pioneer
Viet Nam News
"With his language, Xuan Dieu has built a space of his own in Vietnamese literature," said critic Vu Quan Phuong. "That means that by reading his poems, people can imagine a space of love, youth and vitality. His poems are bright, innocent and vivid ...



Huffington Post

Passion, paper and poetry: Valentine's books events
Asheville Citizen-Times
It's not all about wine and roses. Valentine's Day inspires words of love. Here are love-themed events for kids and adults this weekend. • Personal passion: An Asheville couple has pooled their collective talents to help others find their personal passion.
The 'V' WordHuffington Post
Valentine's day and shameless commercialismBrock Press

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Muses: Falling in Love Through Poetry
Huffington Post
He said that he had noticed me reading poetry during my down time. As it turned out, he loved Pablo Neruda too. Then he showed me his phone, asking if I'd seen slam-o's poetry on the streets. He showed me photo after photo of the poems on his phone, ...



Washington Post

The best poetry books for January take on race, current events, love and loss
Washington Post
The elegant writing is wonderfully rich as the poems explore the complexities and contradictions of interacting with loved ones and strangers. There's always an emotional push and a pull as the speaker desires intimacy and connection, yet remains ...



Isle of Man Today

Isle of Man Poetry Society share their love of verse
Isle of Man Today
Upcoming events in the group's calendar include World Poetry Day on Monday, March 21, while April is 'write a poem a day' month. Manx LitFest returns in September and there will be a Poetry Trail 2016. Entry forms will be available from June in libraries.



Washington Post

Best poetry books for February: It's not just about love
Washington Post
Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems (Knopf, $30) demonstrates why Kevin Young is one of the most important poets of his generation. Encompassing 20 years of his work, the collection draws from and deepens the African American poetic tradition.



The Guardian

Topography of Poetry: Love the Stranger by Jay Deshpande
The Guardian
The poems in Love the Stranger interrogate love and its elusiveness by invoking the erotic and the mysterious, the banal and the strange; Chet Baker, Jack Palance, Kim Kardashian, a golden beast lying in wait behind you. Out of his “intensifying ...



New Statesman

Why the class of '94 still rules British poetry
New Statesman
These are love poems to the world. The “you” that they repeatedly address is not necessarily a lover but the poet's self; even, perhaps, us. Maguire's world knits together even when it seems not to: the Middle East and London, the lost birth mother ...

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South West Londoner

'Wherefore art thou Romeo?': Express your love with a free poetry session this Valentine's
South West Londoner
Budding Romeos wishing to celebrate Valentine's Day in the most romantic way possible are invited by the Museum of Richmond to join a free morning of poetry inspired by Saint Valentine. Those who fancy themselves as a modern day William Shakespeare ...



Renowned poets to be part of Love & Chocolate at library
Monitor
This Valentine's Day, fall in love all over again, during the annual Love & Chocolate Reception at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library in Edinburg. This pre-Valentine's Day celebration sponsored by the Library and Edinburg Arts features poetry ...



Community Newspaper Group

Poetry reading from the heart
Community Newspaper Group
When Beaconsfield's Tineke Van der Eecken heard about an event in Belgium that invited writers to read their love poetry on the day of love, she decided to get together with other WA Poets Inc members to not only publish a collection of local love ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Valentine's Day poems
Telegraph.co.uk
"Love knows not 'mine' or 'thine'": Here Christina Rossetti champions mutual, adoring love between two people. Not just for the starstruck lover, this poem explores the symbiotic relationship of love with charming modesty. The canon of love poetry ...



Leader-Telegram

Authors to perform 'steamy' poetry
Leader-Telegram
“It's nice to be able to do a Valentine's show where we can focus almost exclusively on our love poetry,” Splichal said. “For most of the shows, our readers usually expect a broad spectrum.” Able to focus on what Splichal described as “hot, sexy, and ...



Pakistan Today

Poetry's love affair with music
Pakistan Today
Moving to the lyrical aspect, he said poetry has played a key role in the genesis of music in our part of the world. Thanks to our ancestors, he said, ghazal, nazm and geet come first in the pecking order of Urdu poetry. “I wonder how it comes to our ...



The American Bazaar

Love poems in the age of Islamophobia
The American Bazaar
But while Ahmed's ethnographic study presents a compelling academic argument detailing the steps Europe can take to ease religious tensions, his poetry reveals an even simpler explanation. “It is love, love, love”, Ahmed writes in his poem, What is it ...



Virginian-Pilot

Romance at Bacon's Castle: Husband's 19th Century Love Letters on Display in Recently Restored Window Pane
Virginian-Pilot
... love letter so heavy with death? Indiana had inherited the house and was the last in the Allen family line that had built the house in 1665. Were the lovebirds having money problems? Was her husband trying to cheer her up with his passionate poetry?

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NPR

On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable
NPR
She says she loved watching her dad operate. He was known for plainspoken poetry, and he socialized openly with African-Americans in a time and place where that was frowned upon. He also hung out with iconic writers like Flannery O'Connor, and was ...

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The Express Tribune

Waris Shah's Heer Ranjha: Poetry enthusiasts keep love saga alive
The Express Tribune
Rawalpindi-based kafi and folk singer Shaukat Manzoor sang Heer Ranjha — a love saga written nearly three centuries ago in southern Punjab — mesmerising the audience with a fair share of women in attendance, harkening them back to the true spirit of ...



New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Poets Will Remember Matt Mahady at Dada
New Times Broward-Palm Beach
His friend and fellow poet Marya Summers says he continued to write poetry and songs "that celebrated love and freedom and challenged oppression" after his move. He believed that the arts should be used to further social justice, she says, adding that ...



ScienceBlog.com (blog)

The African fruit fly is rough in love,
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
This is a Shakespearian Sonnet based on this piece of research, which investigates how female fruit flies have evolved to camouflage themselves as males, so that they are not over engaged in sexual intercourse with their male counterparts, whose sexual ...



San Antonio Current (blog)

"Love Poems to San Antonio" Revealed this Afternoon in the Plaza de Armas Building
San Antonio Current (blog)
In testament to Alamo City residents' love for our historic metropolis (300 years in 2018, y'all), San Anto Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero's signature initiative, "Love Poems to San Antonio," will unveil the visual and poetic tribute by local ...



Love's been good to me
Inquirer.net
Today's youth, however, are missing the sweet romance of sending and/or receiving Valentine cards via RCPI or PT&T telegrams, or writing love letters and poetry unabbreviated and romantically fully phrased, unlike today's text messages. Life is short ...



Malawi: Poetry Association of Malawi Asks Govt for Recognition
AllAfrica.com
Patwell Phiri said communicating to the masses using poetry has proven to be very effective because everyone love poetry, there is no barrier in poetry, young or old, rich or poor, man or woman, decision makers or ordinary people, they all love poetry ...



Inverse

How to Write a Love Letter That Doesn't Suck
Inverse
One of my more decisive early romantic defeats happened in my late high school/early college girlfriend's bedroom on Valentine's Day. I had been off at a different university and we were naively struggling to keep the relationship together. That we ...
Rituals of Love. What's More Important than Roses and Chocolate?The Good Men Project

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Daily Nexus

Sam Crane Live at the Batcave
Daily Nexus
The love story continued on into high school in a series of poetry crash courses hosted by the English department. The “wow” moment ensued after poetry writing session in which he wrote a love poem about his little cousins' pending youth. He said, “I ...



Huffington Post

20 Young Writers Of Color Share Their Favorite Poems
Huffington Post
"I hope to see poetry and art by talented persons of color more widely distributed via TV, film, in commercials, at events, galleries, and conferences," she continued. "I love seeing books like The Breakbeat Poets sold at major retailer, Barnes & Noble.

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The Guardian (blog)

Can Homer's Iliad speak across the centuries?
The Guardian (blog)
We are given a back story about the parentage and homeland of just about every character we meet, and they themselves love to expound on their parentage and hearth and sheep and other such tiresome details in their speeches. Characters often have ...



PhillyVoice.com

Break dance, hip-hop & poetry combine in Raphael Xavier's FringeArts show
PhillyVoice.com
When "The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance" returns to Philadelphia this week, audiences won't know what to expect. Sure, the Raphael Xavier creation has hit the Philly stage before, previously landing at the First Person Arts Festival ...



Davis Enterprise

Second Friday ArtAbout: It's all about love this month
Davis Enterprise
Davis Odd Fellows Lodge, 415 Second St.; performance, 6-7 p.m., “Odd Poetry,” immediately outside (or inside if inclement weather) the Odd Fellows Lodge, you will find the Odd Poets. Stop by for a few minutes or for the full hour for spoken word ...


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