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The Indian Express

This guy wrote love poem to his boyfriend everyday for 420 days
The Indian Express
He never meant to share his writings with the world, but talked about his poetry project to Dr. Jason Paulien, his university teacher. Dr Paulien asked for his compositions and after reading them suggested it can be turned in a book. Titled Love 420 ...



Love, Poetry And Art
WEBCommentary
This philosophy, for me, means to fully observe life and the world through literature, arts, and dance to explore peace, love, freedom, happiness, and pleasure. And finally, to explore oneself to better understand how "I" fit in with others, and the ...



New York Times

Bringing a Daughter Back From the Brink With Poems
New York Times
It suddenly struck me — I the one who loves science, data, facts and reason — that when push comes to shove, it was poetry I could count on. Poetry knew where hope lived and could elicit that lump in the throat that reminds me it's all worth it ...



Nation News

BGIS' Love Poetry and Song continues to assist food bank
Nation News
Chief information officer (Ag) Sharon Lynch (second right) presenting the cheque to food bank manager Stacia Whittaker while Judy Archer (left); Ronny Yearwood and Lisa Bayley (right) look on. (BGIS) ...



Chicagoist

Bad Poetry Night Features The Worst Celebrity Poems For A Good Cause
Chicagoist
The cover was maybe worse than the poetry. Jennifer Aniston: The famous actress reportedly wrote a little ditty in 2009 during her brief relationship with John Mayer, and word on the street is he turned it into a song. It's called "Lucky in Love" and ...



Chron.com (blog)

When love and cancer and poetry collide
Chron.com (blog)
Amir Safi hears plenty of poets and plenty of poems as the founder of Write About Now Poetry, an open mic poetry series. But when Sam Skow stepped onstage at AvantGarden to read a piece by his wife, Amir was so moved he sent me a note that said: ...



Besotted social worker wanted to use book of love poems as evidence against ...
Deadline News
A SOCIAL worker tried to use his book of love poems about a former client as evidence that he should not be struck off. Brian Gorman was besotted with “KW” and started a relationship with her six months after she ceased to be in his care for drug and ...

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Bradenton Herald

Poetry pulled Texas center McGee-Stafford from depression
Bradenton Herald
"I love doing poetry because it's fun to be nobody," McGee-Stafford said. "My dad's a pastor, he's big in the religious world. My mom is Pam McGee. But with poetry, everyone is in there telling their story, being vulnerable and giving their story to ...

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Temperatures soar in Durcan's love poem to the weather women
Irish Independent
A cross between a send-up and a love poem, it celebrates the special allure of the weather women, particularly of Jean Byrne, who the 70-year-old poet describes as "the doyenne" of them all, "in her body-hugging, all-black, belted silk dress, slit with ...

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Detroit Free Press

Take a minute and love your library
Detroit Free Press
Poetry in Midtown Series featuring Dr. Naomi Long Madgett, founder of Lotus Press, 2001 Poet Laureate of Detroit and 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist. April 11: Noon, Elmwood Park Branch. Cherrie Amour, Baltimore-based poet who writes about love, life and ...
New System Making Library More User-FriendlyVermillion Plain Talk

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The Fort Hood Sentinel

Armstrong Brownling Library. Poets' life, love, works documented in Waco
The Fort Hood Sentinel
... Do I Love Thee?” – is painted in gold on the wall of the altar in the Foyer of Meditation at the Armstrong Browning Library in Waco. Elizabeth wrote this sonnet for her husband, Robert Browning. On the opposite side is a poem written by Robert for ...



The Guardian

Sentenced to Life review – Clive James's poems from death's door
The Guardian
In one poem, “Balcony Scene”, he tries to win her back in the fashion of Romeo wooing Juliet: “There is a man here you might care to save / From too much solitude. He calls for you.” The poetry of death turns out to be love poetry, too. James knows ...

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wtvr.com

HOLMBERG: Richmond middle schooler poems about love during these divisive ...
wtvr.com
... defines love and inspires the kind of lives that can leap over the divides between us. Find out more at www.higherachievement.org. Call 804-643-7753 to get involved. “So think, reflect . . . and really, truly love,” young Amia said as she finished ...

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Cayman Compass

Poet Jane Hirshfield On How To Read Poetry And Restore 'Amazement'
Huffington Post
The question might equally be, why do some people lose their love of it? All who are small and new to words love poems, their giddy sound-and-sense-making. That's why toddlers babble happily and why lullabies put babies to sleep. Look at the words of ...
Appreciation for poets encouragedCayman Compass
Barbara Presnell: Why poetry? And why do it now?MPNnow.com
World Poetry Day 2015The Hindu

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PRI

1200 years later, is Chinese poetry entering a new golden age?
PRI
As in other spheres, the Internet has proven a huge democratizing force in the world of Chinese poetry, leveling the playing field for migrant workers and millionaires alike. But love of verse was already there. Chinese poetry has 2,000 years of ...
Library plans April poetry series to celebrate National Poetry MonthKitsap Sun
Sidney L. Hall Jr. of Hobblebush BooksNew Hampshire Magazine
Politicole: Poetry Is A Tool, Not Merely A PastimeBahamas Tribune
The New Orleans Advocate
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Cornell Chronicle

From trauma, Fulton finds darkness, light in poetry
Cornell Chronicle
As the title of Alice Fulton's new poetry collection, “Barely Composed,” suggests, the writer has a penchant for wordplay. But there is also gravity in her work, and reviewers have noted a concern with certain themes this time around – time, love and ...



onmanorama

Wordsmith who weaved the charm of poetry in film lyrics
onmanorama
He was Malayalam's dear poet who gave a bunch of sweet songs, starting with “Mylanchithoppil mayangi nilkunna monchathi”, for the film “Moodupadam”. He has penned meaningful songs through very simple verses immersed in love. It is said that a film ...

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NJ.com

Poetry is in these Harrison students' 'jeans'
NJ.com
Explaining that their poems describe "something that I love very much," Diogo Verde, 11, excitedly spoke about his poem about "soccer." SaAsia Smith, 10, wrote about animals, since "some day I'd like to be a vet." And Adriana Leone, 11, wrote about ...



Latin Post

How Climbing PoeTree's Alixa Garcia Uses Poetry -- and Vegetable Oil -- as a ...
Latin Post
One day, during her second residency in Colombia, she awoke with an incredible love poem for Jerusalem. She didn't know why. She'd never been there and she maintains a pro-Palestine stance, but it was something about the land itself that compelled her ...



The Commercial Dispatch

MSMS junior to represent Miss. in national poetry competition
The Commercial Dispatch
Poetry Out Loud is a competition in which students choose a handful of poems from a list of about 600 and recite those poems from memory, following the recitation with a presentation explaining the poems' meaning. Carino first participated in the ...

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New York Times

An Itemized Marriage Proposal via Voice Mail
New York Times
I listened in awe to his rambling message: “You are the love of my life, and I want you to be with me while I take care of my mom in Gainesville. ... I hadn't seen him in 10 years, but a few months earlier he had started mailing me letters, poems and ...



Quartz

Message from a young Singaporean: First we mourn, then we pick up the fight
Quartz
But can we love Singapore as fiercely? Can we look clear-eyed at Lee's legacy and work out for ... more open media that enjoys greater credibility and legitimacy. In 1968, addressing the University of Singapore, Lee said, “Poetry is a luxury we cannot ...

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Stratford upon Avon Herald

Festival's look at love, life and poetry
Stratford upon Avon Herald
THE sixth Literature Festival in Chipping Campden this year takes on the theme of 'relationships', organisers have announced. Throughout the festival, which runs from 5th to 10th May, there will be a varied programme of illustrated talks, readings ...

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The Olympian

Roy poet Lindy Blodgett finds purpose and faith in her poetry, and her clients ...
The Olympian
How can I be more on-purpose in my life? The answer came as fast and clear as any answer I've ever gotten in my life. It was like a voice. I got out of bed. It was 11 p.m. I sent out an email saying, 'Hey, I am in this poetry stream. I'd love to write ...

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The Redoubtreporter

Well read — School celebrates love of poetry for Valentine's Day
The Redoubtreporter
Photos courtesy of River City Academy. Dawnie Altman and Amelia Johnson took second place in the middle school division, personal poetry category for their submission, “Fun, Unique, Crazy, Kind Irritation Time,” in River City Academy's annual Valentine ...



Poet's novel turns young sports lovers into book lovers
PBS NewsHour
How do you get reluctant readers to fall in love with a book? Writer and literacy activist Kwame Alexander says you have to offer them something relatable. In "The Crossover," basketball is the hook to persuade kids to pick up a novel written in poetic ...



The best new poetry books for March
Washington Post
Readers who know Urrea's fiction will enjoy the narrative arc of his poems, which follow immigrants into American cities and towns where they struggle with poverty and difficult lives. The writing also highlights the speaker's journey, as he learns to ...



Shreveport Times

Artist Profile: David Love Lewis
Shreveport Times
David Love Lewis is a poet. His middle name is Love — which also was his father's first name. A native of Texas, Lewis moved to Shreveport in 1980. He lives here with his wife Doris Wyatt Lewis — a lover of books— to whom he's been married to for ...



Inaugural poet Richard Blanco visits MCCC, speaks at presidential symposium
The Reporter
During the talk, Blanco transported the audience, comprised of students, faculty and community members, to 1960s Miami, Fla., that bustled with Cuban culture. He shared poems about his family's love for The Miss America pageant in a poem titled ...

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Students celebrate the Persian new year, Nowruz
The Daily Tar Heel
The festivities — which include dance performances, poetry readings and a kabob dinner — will take place tonight. There will also be a ... “I love to dance, and I've met some of my best friends just by joining the Persian Dance Team,” she said ...

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