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RollingStone.com

Inside Bill Murray's 'Secret' Love of Poetry
RollingStone.com
In his youth, Bill Murray wrote poetry, although he's been wise enough not to share it with the world. "Everything rhymed," he's said of those juvenile efforts, a sentence halfway between a brag and a confession. In recent years, the actor has become a ...



The Sunshine Coast Daily

Clive Palmer reads self written love poem on live radio
The Sunshine Coast Daily
Mr Palmer gave a glimpse of what audiences could be in for at this weekend's Queensland Poetry Festival, reading from a couple of his poems written more than 30 years ago, including an unashamed love poem and a recount of the South African apartheid ...
Palmer the poet to reveal softer sideNEWS.com.au

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Huffington Post

The Festival That Was Matwaala: South Asian Poets Celebrating Poetry and Love
Huffington Post
Something extraordinary, even magical, happened in Austin, Texas over the weekend of Aug. 1-2. South Asian poets from different nations and around the country--and many local ones too--came at the invitation of Usha Akella--an indefatigable presence on ...



The Australian

a love of words unpent
The Australian
American poet Wallace Stevens wrote the following intriguing sentence: “The nobility of poetry is a violence from within that protects us from a violence without.” Seamus Heaney responded to this line of Stevens in one of his Oxford lectures: “It is ...



Channel 24

We chat to 4 local poets ahead of their performance at the McGregor Poetry ...
Channel 24
I love writing poetry because it is a way for me to connect my feelings, thoughts, ideas, emotions and experiences with the rest of the world. I love poetry because it can be as silly and irreverent as Purple Ronnie or as heart rendering as Ingrid de ...



The Guardian

Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love by James Booth review – judge the poems, not ...
The Guardian
This is now the third biography of Larkin. So far, they seem to be coming out at the same rate as his volumes of poetry did: that is, about once a decade. For a man whose life was quiet even by the standards English writers are said to set, this is ...



Bayside News

Poetry reaches for the stars
Bayside News
A POET from Frankston's past has inspired poetry about the present with the compilation of several love poems about Frankston and its people. Author and poet Avril Bradley compiled City of Stars: An anthology of love poems for Frankston after ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

Reviews: 5 collections of poetry with Minnesota connections
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The machine that forged these poems loves “like a fist. Like a knife” and contains “the hot/gore of my want and want.” Despite being filled with longing, Limón's poems are satisfying reads. They build toward revelation by moving between declarative ...



Newsworks.org

Poet Marjorie Maddox's love of baseball stems from family lineage
Newsworks.org
Poet Marjorie Maddox joins Branch Rickey III while presenting at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The first Branch Rickey, Maddox's great-granduncle, helped integrate baseball when he hired Jackie Robinson. (MarjorieMaddox.com).

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The Sunshine Coast Daily

Achoo! Asthmatics know spring's not all blooming poetry
The Sunshine Coast Daily
"IN THE spring, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love," wrote Alfred Lord Tennyson. Clearly a man who didn't suffer from asthma, hayfever or pollen-related rashes, the British bard was happy to portray the change of season in the ...



Khaleej Times

Bridging gaps, Indo-Pak poets share the stage
Khaleej Times
From light themes like love, life, wife and God to serious thought-provoking poetry on politics, relationships and society, the poets tugged at the various emotions of the audience, drawing praises, laughter and "once more" screams from the audience.
UAE- Bridging gaps Indo Pak poets share the stageMENAFN.COM

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The Aerogram

Love Letter” Poetry Excerpt From Abeer Hoque
The Aerogram
This poetry video was shot and edited by Josh Steinbauer and has Abeer Hoque reading an excerpt from her book The Lovers and The Leavers, recently launched in India. Want more video poetry? Watch “I Have Stolen Everything” which was shared on the ...

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Danbury News Times

Stamford jazz poet reflects on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina
Danbury News Times
In the next few months he expects The New York Quarterly to publish another book of poetry, “A Love Supreme.” Since leaving Louisiana's “dirty rice and dirty politics,” as he puts it, Pfister has also taught kindergarteners and college students alike ...

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New York Times

Oliver Sacks, Casting Light on the Interconnectedness of Life
New York Times
Dr. Sacks, who died on Sunday at 82, was a polymath and an ardent humanist, and whether he was writing about his patients, or his love of chemistry or the power of music, he leapfrogged among disciplines, shedding light on the strange and wonderful ...
Oliver Sacks—author, scientist, and a man of immoderate passions—has died at ...Quartz
RIP Oliver Sacks: Writer, observer, humanistRand Daily Mail

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New York Times

From Seattle With Love: A Tale of 4 Friends and One Band
New York Times
Ms. Ahmed noticed him, too, but walked into the teachers' lounge and pulled out “Leaves of Grass” by Whitman. Mr. Verdoes sat down next to her, thinking up his best line — not hard, since he had read a lot of Whitman's poetry and had recently been ...



William and Mary News

Intriguing internships: Poetry Foundation a perfect fit for one of W&M's literati
William and Mary News
“Because I love poetry, the Poetry Foundation and Poetry Magazine, and because I was able to further my editorial skills and gain new skills in digital work, this internship seemed like a great opportunity,” she said. Gillespie has surrounded herself ...



Indiana Daily Student

IU professor tries to crack code of famous poet
Indiana Daily Student
The book explores the life of Italian poet Eugenio Montale, 1975 Nobel Prize winner and celebrated modern writer. Hertz said Montale fell in love with Irma Brandeis, an American Jew, during Mussolini's fascist regime. Montale's work, Hertz explained ...



Minnesota Public Radio News

Poetry anthology celebrates Lake Superior's many moods
Minnesota Public Radio News
What the poems share is an intimate connection to Superior. For singer-songwriter Sara Thomsen, that connection goes both ways. The lyrics for her song "Lake Superior — A Love Song from the Lake" are included as a poem in the anthology. She said it ...



BBC Sport

Bobby Clay: How a love of poetry inspired GB's 1500m champion
BBC Sport
Bobby Clay: How a love of poetry inspired GB's 1500m champion. By Phil Harlow BBC Sport. The performances of elite athletes are sometimes referred to as being "poetry in motion" - but European junior 1500m champion Bobby Clay has taken this a stage ...



Sonoma State Star

Poet Sonya Renee Taylor talks body image
Sonoma State Star
She recalls that she was viscerally nervous and was shocked when people came up to her after asking where to get copies of her poems. said Taylor, “It's that feeling when Pepe Le Pew falls in love with the skunk and chases her around.” Taylor then ...



The 405

Behind the Scenes with Hop Along: "I love [...] taking a person outside of ...
The 405
Frances: Yeah, I love poetry. I love Louise Gluck, Robert Bly... I think Louise Bogan as well. I have this book of women poets - I'm trying to get better versed. I like Elizabeth Bishop. I'm more into poetry now that I'm not having to analyze it. I ...



Telegraph.co.uk

Michael Rosen: A charming, unreconstructed socialist
Telegraph.co.uk
“That's par for the course. When Wordsworth came along, people said 'what a load of rubbish'. And there he was celebrating To Toussaint L'Ouverture. He was celebrating a slave revolt.” I am not sure Nick Telfer's poem, For the Love of God, which ...



Telegraph.co.uk

PJ Kavanagh, poet - obituary
Telegraph.co.uk
At six he went to a convent school in Barnes, where he learned to “take for granted the love and forgiveness of women”. He was repelled by the institutional repressiveness of the Benedictine public school Douai, in Berkshire, but discovered the poetry ...



Arkansas Online

Second Thoughts Scully still more than 'ordinary'
Arkansas Online
"Vin Scully claimed to be 'the most ordinary man you've ever met' and insisted he knows little about poetry. But anyone who has heard him during his 66 seasons as a Dodgers broadcaster knows he's an extraordinary person and a poet, a storyteller, at ...

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Chattanooga Times Free Press

Genesis the Greykid releases book of poems (with video reading)
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A poet before he decided to put rhymes and lyrics to music, Genesis says a whole new world opened for him. Suddenly, trees, homeless people, relationships, love, personal struggles, observations on things happening around him, politics — basically ...



cleveland.com

Artventure's Amy Trosino turns love of children's illustrations ...
cleveland.com
I love putting it together and seeing the end result." And if someone buys one of her books? "That's just the icing on the cake for me," she said. To learn more about "The Odin House Book of Poetry for Children" or to purchase a copy, visit www.blurb.com.



Poet's Viral Video Wants To Help You Find Love On The Subway
Huffington Post
Today's piece of visual poetry, titled "Subway Love," is brought to you by Brooklyn-based poet Max Stossel and cinematographer Matthew Freidell. The uplifting short, which has over 150,000 views on YouTube, turns a mundane subway trip into a whimsical ...



Examiner.com

'101 Great American Poems': Familiar poems and more, poems to keep and remember
Examiner.com
She is considered the first published poet in the New World. Her work was received favorably on both sides of the Atlantic. Yet she doesn't spill her ink on conventional religious themes so much. The poem selected for this volume is a love poem to her ...
Open mic nights are a Toledo hallmarkToledo Blade
Electrifying line-up for Speak The Mind FestivalArtslink.co.za News (press release)

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Tallahassee.com

Poetry takes Patricia Stevenson places
Tallahassee.com
Stevenson admits to being a 'closet creative writer' during this time, keeping her short stories and poems hidden away in books. While poetry is not the only creative force in her life, her notebooks of fiction still remain incomplete. “I love poetry ...



Tajze's Wine and R&B Lounge offers new concept
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Tajze's, which transforms from a café by day to a lounge at night, is open from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. The lounge features a rotating wine selection, live music, art and poetry performances Tuesday through Thursday, and a family game night on Sundays. The ...



The Guardian

Stop and hear the poetry: spoken words beckon to bustling New York City
The Guardian
Carelli, author of the collection Carnations, describes all four of the poems he reads as unconventional love poems, to friends, cities and other poets, as well as lovers. Their tones shift from “as dark as the sky appears tonight”, to casual and funny ...



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)

Emotion recollected in tranquility on University Ave
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)
Those musingly following my summer of love picaresque have wincingly witnessed my forays into the higher (and lower) realms of poetry: a raucous impromptu poetry slam at Lux Lounge, the tragic vision of Adelaide Crapsey in Mt. Hope, my own rickety ...



St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)

Poem-A-Day - 'Bei Hennef' by DH Lawrence
St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
The Academy of American Poets is a nonprofit, mission-driven organization, whose aim is to make poetry available to a wider audience. Email The Academy at poem-a-day@poets.org. This poem is in the public domain. Distributed by King Features Syndicat.

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Valley News

Prompts Released For Young Writers
Valley News
Tell a story in short descriptive or narrative poetry or prose. No clichés, please. The best will be ... Due Jan. 15. Week 19: Connection. You open a love letter that isn't addressed to you, and the writer seems so familiar it's as if the letter was ...



OnMilwaukee.com

Milwaukee All-Star: Poet and activist Kavon Jones aka "KJ Prodigy"
OnMilwaukee.com
KJ: I fell in love with Milwaukee by simply being from this Midwest whistle stop. I have a poem entitled "Paris of the Midwest" referring to Milwaukee. I performed it in Dead Man's Carnival and the audience got a good laugh when I said its title. I ...



St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)

Poem-A-Day - 'Epithalamion' by Rickey Laurentiis
St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
It took the better part of a year, up until the morning of the wedding itself, for me to complete the poem. And it wasn't, I think, out of confusion about what I wanted to say to and about two people whose union I believe in or, more generally, about ...

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A Palestinian Novel Par Excellence: If Poetry Be The Food of Love, Read On
CounterCurrents.org
A Palestinian Novel Par Excellence: If Poetry Be The Food of Love, Read On. By Vacy Vlazna. 26 August, 2015. Countercurrents.org. The Blue between Sky and Water, places Susan Abulhawa among the Illustrissimi of Palestinian literature. It is a novel one ...



The Guardian (blog)

Poem of the week: from The Bard. A Pindaric Ode by Thomas Gray
The Guardian (blog)
TS Eliot, in connection with the Metaphysical poets, noted that the difference between the poet and the ordinary mortal was that, for the former, activities as diverse as reading Spinoza and falling in love could connect imaginatively. In a wider sense ...



The Missoulian

Shelf Life: MPL opens registration for “Introduction to Reading & Writing ...
The Missoulian
The Missoula Public Library is excited to announce that it is offering the chance for patrons to join local writer and poet Emily Walter for an intro to reading and writing poetry workshop focusing on contemporary poets and their work while writing ...



The Daily News Journal

McCash to bring poetry to Oaklands
The Daily News Journal
McCash: I think of myself primarily as a prose writer, though I love poetry and have written it throughout my life. Several of the poems in the collection have been previously published, and a couple have even won modest awards. One was chosen for ...



WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LOVE to Open Book-It Rep's 26th Season
Broadway World
In his short lifetime (he died at age 50 of cancer) Raymond Carver crafted a body of work that included dozens of short stories and poetry collections. Carver's writing is characterized by his subjects -- hard-working, blue-collar people with whom he ...



Brisbane Times

The emergence of Clive Palmer, poet. Photo: Supplied
Brisbane Times
"I'm always interested in the origins of poetry and how people often write poetry when they're young but then lose touch with it," he said. "This is someone who's writing love poetry and poetry for Gandhi and he's become this maverick political mining ...



Your Houston News

Spring author releases stimulating new poetry book
Your Houston News
The book was released on July 28 and is filled with encouraging poems providing words of hope, love and life. This is her first release and Walker said the book was written from the impactful sceneries of other people's lives. She expressed how the ...



Duffey releases new book of poetry, 'I Might Be Mistaken'
Daily Republic
'I Might Be Mistaken' questions the traditional love lyric—many of the poems in this book begin as love poems but then move to places of doubt, or begin in a place of doubt and move toward a relationship while keeping in mind that any relationship is ...



Poetry: North Beach on the North Coast
Ukiah Daily Journal
Blake More's people are the outlaw poets: those like Ronald Sauer of the West Coast Left Bank, better known as North Beach. Or Thomas Centolella, whose meditations on love include lines about “incendiary sex” and how “I could have gone this evening to ...



Winning poem captures joy of life
New Zealand Herald
A poem by an Auckland student that is "unashamedly in love with the idea of life" has won the National Schools Poetry Award. Eileithyia, by Grace Lee from Auckland International College, was chosen from 10 finalists to take the $1000 prize after judges ...



The Daily Orange

Q&A: Syracuse University professor talks Haffenden House design
The Daily Orange
The studio space was built in 2014 by two SU professors and poets, Bruce Smith and Jules Gibbs. The husband-and-wife duo partnered with then-SU professor Jon Lott to create the space. Since its completion, the house has won major architectural awards ...



Telegraph.co.uk

The magical world of Joan Aiken
Telegraph.co.uk
But along with the happiness, there is often a tug of melancholy, of love unrequited and yearnings unsatisfied – as in the title story, in which a cut-out cardboard garden on the packet of an obscure German brand of cereal is the gateway to a vanished ...



Irish Times (blog)

Posthumous Love review: corpse brides and grave desires
Irish Times (blog)
Marvell's work of carefully orchestrated seduction “is simultaneously the logical culmination and the deepest critique of the love poetry written in English over the course of the previous century”, rejecting the “immortality of poetic verse” and “even ...



Paste Magazine

"Creativity Loves Constraint": Anders Nilsen on His New Sketchbook Compilation ...
Paste Magazine
Multiple Ignatz Award-winner Anders Nilsen is a philosophical cartoonist, both in his approach to creation (he likes restrictions) and in the content of his work. Poetry Is Useless, newly out from Drawn & Quarterly, collects material from the ...



Page and Perspective: A National Book Festival For the Ages
DCist.com
Erdich, who authored The Plague of Doves, Love Medicine, and National Book Award-winner The Round House, will also be be in conversation with Marie Arana, the National Book Festival co-director. ... From 7:30-9 p.m., check out the Poetry Slam.

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Monitor

TOP SHELF: New poetry from Wings Press
Monitor
Thematically diverse, these poems evince Dameron's keen eye for the natural and human spheres and his love not only of Texas, but of the wider world he has traveled. Of his new poems, I especially loved the eponymous and haunting “Drinking from the ...



New York Times

Letter of Recommendation: 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'
New York Times
As I read on, the poem describes a journey in which benignly empty social rituals — sipping tea, making chitchat, standing by as your elders comment on your clothes and hairstyle — are experienced as an excruciation. Prufrock, the speaker, is ''Full ...



India.com

A Tale Of Two Cultures: Bollywood vs. Hollywood Love Stories
India.com
In a society that continues many age-old practices, Bollywood love stories demonstrate the inability to bind love with the limitations of class, region or time period. Bollywood love often feels like a love that follows one into the next life–it's that ...

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The Recorder

Poets of Franklin County: Lisa Burke
The Recorder
So many poets work in collage — Mark Strand, John Ashbery, Carol Potter and Robert Seydel come to mind — that it can't be accidental. The ways that poetry and collage overlap are mysterious, interior — there's something similar about the process of ...



NewsDay

Stop whitewashing our reality
NewsDay
I HAVE had a fascination with the late author and poet Dambudzo Marechera in the past month. I am totally awed by ... I love how his life trajectory played out and although some might deem it sad, his way of life was intriguing to say the least. So as ...



AlterNet

The Depressing Secret Behind Donald Trump's Appeal: America's Love of Narcissists
AlterNet
As University College London business psychology professor Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic said in a 2014 Harvard Business Review article, “Why We Love Narcissists,” they are masterful impression managers, manipulate credit and blame in their favor, and fit ...



WPSU

For Carl Phillips, Poetry Is Experience Transformed — Not Transcribed
WPSU
"I think of poetry as being more a transformation of experience rather than a transcription of it," he explains. "I become uncomfortable when people want to .... Revelation, jackhammers, love, four hooves in the dirt. How speechless now. As if always ...

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LoveFM

Fundraising drive deemed a success
LoveFM
“This is the first of three events scheduled to be held annually, two food drives and in November we plan to have a literacy fair which includes a poetry competition with some prizes and activities and events to be held at the memorial park which would ...



Bustle

9 Complex Books For Readers Who Want A Challenge
Bustle
Most of us first fell in love with books through books like Matilda or the Goosebumps series, books that tell fun stories about magic and adventure. Wonderful as such books ... from each other. It's a little bit of poetry, a little bit of prose, and a ...



New York Times

Review: 'A Delicate Ship' Plumbs the What-ifs of Love and Heartbreak
New York Times
... who gives the play's fluid structure a strong grounding in reality that never interferes with its elliptical aura. And it's impossible to imagine a cast better able to infuse Ms. Ziegler's story of love, pain and loss with more natural poetry, or ...

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Imbued with poetry, hindered by commerce
Boulder Weekly
Selling more than 100 million copies in more than 40 languages, The Prophet is a collection of 26 illustrated poems that offer advice “On Love,” “On Marriage,” “On Family,” etc., in an effortless and disarming manner. Its words have permeated and ...

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Bustle

#TwitterPoetryClub Members Share Their Love Of Poetry, In 140 Characters Or Less
Bustle
Would a rose described in 140 characters or less smell as sweet? If you ask the members of #TwitterPoetryClub, an online community of poetry lovers who are using the hashtag to share and discuss their favorite poems on Twitter, the answer is a definite ...



CapeCod.com News

A Poetry Valentine After 67 Years of Marriage
CapeCod.com News
But this year, Antin, a 20-year Centerville resident now living at Thirwood Place in South Yarmouth, has a new hat: poet. Antin's new poetry book, “Love in Old Age,” has been published by Mill City Press. The title poem is a kind of love note to his ...



The New Indian Express

Plays on Love and Mutiny
The New Indian Express
The play unravels with rich usage of poetry, music and dance. The play premiered in 1972 and was Nataranga's first production. It achieved tremendous success, and was performed across the state and toured major cities of India. Produced as a film in ...



Daily Bruin

'The Scarlet Stone' shows political, social changes in Iran
Daily Bruin
This tale is the foundation of “The Scarlet Stone,” a multidisciplinary dance, music and poetry piece performed at Royce Hall Saturday in Persian with projected English subtitles. This performance blends old and new by mixing electronic and Iranian ...



EIF dance review: Ballett Zurich: Kairos and Sonett
WOW24/7 (blog)
Inspired by Shakespeare's love poetry, the piece is almost too much to handle. A busy stage, with five low plinths, an enormous picture of a mysterious man, an actor dressed as Shakespeare delivering the poems in French (which are then translated on to ...

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Times of India

'Ek Mulaqaat' transports you into the era of Sahir Ludhianvi, his poems and ...
Times of India
True to their characters, the play starts with Amrita (Deepti Naval) receiving a trunk call from Mumbai, and on the other hand her friend and lover Sahir Ludhianvi, a poet and renowned lyricist of Bollywood appears on her terrace. Shekhar who has ...



Montana is the last best place
Lewistown News-Argus
I am enclosing my check for you sending me a copy of the book, “A Rhyme Runs Through It,” which includes original cowboy poetry that I read about in the Stanford paper. I could hardly believe my good fortune in locating you and learning that you still ...



Victoria Advocate

ABR author addresses dualities within African-American culture
Victoria Advocate
Cyrus Cassells, Oct. 15 - Cassells is the author of five acclaimed books of poetry: "The Mud Actor," "Soul Make a Path through Shouting," "Beautiful Signor," "More Than Peace and Cypresses" and "The Crossed-Out Swastika." His sixth book, "The Gospel ...



Hyperallergic

The Drama in the Everyday: Bernadette Mayer's Early Poems
Hyperallergic
For this reason, if for no other, Mayer is what I might lovingly describe as a “messy” poet, an honest writer who is utterly unafraid of expressing her emotional doubts, fears, and confusions in the very process of creating. Particularly in her love ...



The Moscow Times (registration)

Bollywood Affair: How Indian Cinema Arrived in the USSR
The Moscow Times (registration)
In the same league as cricket, Bollywood brings my country together, be it when marveling at the insane money made by some of these films, or with the songs, both the ones with poetry and the crass ones that are hummed across the country. It is as good ...

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Love + Hate Relationship: Nextdoor
Secrets of the City
On the one hand, we love keeping tabs on our hood, especially the break-ins and robberies and street construction. We even love how some of the posts are like their own free form poetry. On the other hand we've come to learn that everyone constantly ...



WatertownDailyTimes.com

Lives of great authors fodder for rom-coms
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Born in the seventh century BC, the Greek poet Sappho is known for her playful, erotic love poetry, which exists today only in fragments. Scholars aren't sure if her work was written to be read in public or private. What they do know is she was writing ...



Rapid City Journal

Cowboy poet 'a treasure for SD'
Rapid City Journal
Clark's poem "A Border Affair" has been recorded as the song "Spanish is the Loving Tongue" by Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris and Judy Collins, among others. "I was surprised when I learned that," Kilpatrick said. "And I think people will be surprised at ...



Good Life for Kids
Poughkeepsie Journal
And I think to myself … Oh, how I love the Summer! Marie Jackson, grade five, Pawling Central Middle School. Good Life For Kids features original drawings, paintings, poems and very short stories from first- through eighth-graders in the mid-Hudson ...



2015 Living Writers
SUNY Oswego
Jackson said her love of storytelling began in theater. She has worked as a choreographer, creating character-driven movement for actors on both stage and screen, and is now based in Los Angeles. The Living Writers Series, a long-running program of the ...



The Guardian

I love my white family, but there's an elegant joy in a room full of black faces
The Guardian
A striking ease of proximity falls over me in a way that never exists in the rest of my life – even with my family. It's a tidy, elegant joy that runs through me like a kind of cultural poetry: succinct, distilled and mighty. Nobody tries to stifle or ...



Wicked Local Provincetown

Truro's Liz Bradfield explores passion for poetry and ice
Wicked Local Provincetown
An award-winning poet who teaches at Brandeis University and an experienced naturalist and guide, she spends a great deal of time aboard small cruise ships, often well inside the Arctic Circle. Bradfield's latest voyage, in June, took her to the remote ...

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Brainerd Writers host contest
Aitkin Independent Age
Submission guidelines: Two copies of each entry; no name on entries – title & category at top; double-spaced (single or double spacing for poetry). Use 12 pt Times New ... 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an ...



Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Community gets taste of the arts and more
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Thousands of people from across the region gathered in and around Freimann Square on Saturday for the seventh annual Taste of the Arts festival. The free festival, presented by Arts United and sponsored this year by 18 companies, draws 25,000 to 30,000 ...

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ScreenCrush

'Hannibal' Carved Up a Perfect Series Finale With 'The Wrath of the Lamb,' So ...
ScreenCrush
“The Wrath of the Lamb” is a fitting farewell for Hannibal, equal parts tone poem and visceral doomed romance, in which the mechanics of the plot pale in comparison to the feelings on display and those it means to elicit. Fuller has made no secret of ...
Hannibal Finale Post Mortem: Bryan Fuller on Will/Lecter Love, Bedelia's Last ...TVLine
Hannibal Recap: Season 3, Episode 13, "The Wrath of the Lamb"slantmagazine

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William Jay Smith, former US poet laureate, dies at 97
Washington Post
His poetry often touched on traditional themes of nature, love and family tragedy, but he also wrote humorous, sometimes nonsensical verse for children. His 1955 collection, “Laughing Time,” has been praised as a children's classic and has gone through ...



Irish Times

Move over, Morrissey: the musicians who moonlight as writers, and vice versa
Irish Times
“Many of the subjects that I was writing about as a singer/songwriter became the themes that haunted my literary work as well – the mythology of the small town along with love in all its various disguises. My first novel Tumbling Down ... It would be ...



'Svinga Renduri' Stokes Up Shona Revival
AllAfrica.com
Rabison Shumba credits social media as a bouncing board for the creative energy captured in a new poetry anthology, "Dzinonyandura: Svinga Renduri." The varied collection, featuring 16 mostly new poets, is an inadvertent outcome of Shumba's "a poem a ...



The Nation Newspaper

'I love historical fiction'
The Nation Newspaper
Best poet is a very tricky category—I like all the poetry collections of Ahmed Maiwada, I love Amu Nnadi's Through the window of a sandcastleparticularly and third would be Harriet Anena, a northern Ugandan poet who put together A Nation in Labour.



Telegraph.co.uk

Poets Support Corbyn For Labour Leadership
Sky News
It is the latest development in a big online campaign in support of the far-left candidate. Hashtags such #jezwecan #closeenoughtotouchisbeard #corbynation have been trending on Twitter. One of the poems is titled For The Love Of God, and simply spells ...
Poets for Corbyn gets 5000 downloads in first weekThe Bookseller

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Reviving a ritual—a poet is born
Booksellers.co.nz
Her poem will be displayed on posters throughout New Zealand. In addition, Grace and the nine other finalists will attend a poetry masterclass at the IIML, with accommodation courtesy of the Bolton Hotel. The masterclass has long been a highlight of ...



New York Times

'Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated CS Lewis'
New York Times
Through their letters, Davidman fell in love with Lewis, although at first he did not seem to reciprocate. Still, in 1952, she set sail for England, leaving behind her husband and sons, making no secret of her intentions. Where others had tried ...



Telegraph.co.uk

The 10 best love poems
Telegraph.co.uk
'Love knows not 'mine' or 'thine'': Here Christina Rossetti champions mutual, adoring love between two people. Not just for the star-struck lover, this poem explores the symbiotic relationship of love with charming modesty. The canon of love poetry ...

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moviepilot.com

An Empire State of Mind: 7 Films That Show the Big Apple Love
moviepilot.com
This film shows love for the city right away as it opens with a beautiful shot of the World Trade Center buildings that are no longer with us; their presence remains in our hearts. Shots of the subway system and New York's notorious sewers are in ...



New Xulon Book Presents Over 100 Heartwarming Poems
Benzinga
Within the pages of Jamie Perry Zagarella's new book, Some Words From The Windows Of Heaven, ($13.99, paperback, 9781498437554; $6.99, e-book, 9781498437561) readers will discover the author's true love for his Mother and Jesus Christ. He prayed ...

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The Guardian

Tim Key, the superstar standup poet, on fishcakes, Footlights and the fringe
The Guardian
How does the poetry community feel about him? Do they feel he sullies their art? “Poets love me,” he smiles. “They embrace me. Actually, I don't really know many poets. But I used to go to a lot of poetry gigs and they were remarkably tolerant of me.” ...



Irish Times

Julieann Campbell on Milk Teeth: poetry and the uses of enchantment
Irish Times
The kiss went nowhere, of course, but that night signalled the beginning of another life-long love affair. I thus became a diarist, which led me to poetry and in the decades since I have amassed a vast (and largely irrelevant) collection of old diaries ...



The New Yorker

TS Eliot Would Have Liked Beach House
The New Yorker
Instead of guitars, voices rise in waves, while Neil Halstead, the band's vocalist, drifts through the chorus: “You say 'love,' and it sounds so good. ... Even so, a lot of great poetry—and great art—has been created with his idea, or something like ...

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The Statesman

Verses to immortality
The Statesman
According to oral tradition, the poet lived a free life, taking undue advantage of his fine figure and charming personality. He led a reckless love life, but later fell for Kongi, a local charming girl, which changed him. He maintained a life-long ...

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Montreal Gazette

Poetry provokes in Israeli film The Kindergarten Teacher
Montreal Gazette
She is Nira (Sarit Larry), an experienced kindergarten teacher who one day witnesses a transformative event: one of her young charges, Yoav, reciting a love poem to his nanny (Ester Rada). An aspiring poet herself, Nira is awestruck. How did this child ...

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Christian Science Monitor

Museums – where we invite the Muses in
Christian Science Monitor
Erato had jurisdiction over lyric and love poetry, Melpomene over tragedy, Polyhymnia over sacred music, Terpsichore over dance, and Thalia over comedy. Urania was the muse of astronomy. The ancients obviously sliced and diced the intellectual ...



Forward

How Poetry, Prison and a Holocaust Book Are Changing Ex-Offenders' Lives
Forward
Donald Gray delivered a spoken-word performance on his 18 years of sobriety. Julian Mccullers shared a love poem. “You should show that to her!” one student called out amid applause. David Rothenberg, The Fortune Society's founder, quickly stepped in.



Seven Days

Chard deNiord Appointed Next Vermont Poet Laureate
Seven Days
A cofounder of the New England College MFA program in poetry, deNiord is the author of the poetry collections Asleep in the Fire (1990), Sharp Golden Thorn (2003), Night Mowing (2005), and The Double Truth (2011). His book, Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers ...


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