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Bloomberg

Welcome to the Putin Show: Love, Poetry, Bears
Bloomberg
Vladimir Putin won't let a currency crisis get in the way of a good show, or indeed his love life. Fielding questions from hundreds of reporters during one of the toughest tests of his 15-year rule, the Russian leader was happy to entertain some off ...
Bears, love, poetry: Welcome to the Vladimir Putin showToronto Star
• Vladimir Putin holds 10th annual press conferenceTelegraph.co.uk

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The Surprisingly Erotic Poetry of Bertolt Brecht
The New Republic
Brecht's love poems might just as easily be dubbed the death of love poems, since he is concerned with the vicissitudes of love, with the manner in which one is first defined and then destroyed by love. You get the feeling that sex for Brecht is not ...



CBS News

Mark Strand, a revelatory poet of love and death
Los Angeles Times
One of the many clichés about poetry is that it is an art with just two subjects: love and death. Mark Strand, who died on Saturday at 80, duly addressed love and death in his poems, but in radically lyrical, revelatory ways. He was an unconventional ...
10 Great Titles for the Poet's Wish ListHuffington Post

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New Pittsburgh Courier

Starrett Poetry Prize winner writes “long love song” to his hometown
New Pittsburgh Courier
PITTSBURGH—Chicago author and rapper Nathaniel Marshall has won the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press for his manuscript Wild Hundreds. Marshall described the collection as a “long love song to Chicago,” ...



The Guardian

Black Country by Liz Berry poetry review – 'love flowed out of me like honey'
The Guardian
They say poetry, like charity, begins at home. If her debut book of poems is anything to go by, Liz Berry would surely agree. Along with its lavish, atmospheric cover image of a bird's dark plumage, what is immediately striking about Black Country ...



Columbus Dispatch

Kirk Douglas, 98, reflects in poetry collection on love, loss
Columbus Dispatch
The rakish screen legend with the dimpled chin made the idea clear on a recent afternoon at his Beverly Hills home — a few days before the release this month of his poetry collection, Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really ...
Kirk Douglas, a poet at 98, gets personalJewish Journal

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Free verse: Mayfair mall poets express your holiday sentiments
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"It's an opportunity to help spread some holiday cheer and put people in a good mood," said Tims, 37, a wellness consultant, actress and dancer who loves poetry and has been driving to Wauwatosa from the Chicago area on Thursdays for the poet's gig.



The Australian

Pregnancy and motherhood feature powerfully in the poetry of Lucy Williams and ...
The Australian
Williams is essentially a poet of the emotions — and the more visceral ones at that: birth, death, grief, love. Most of the poems feel autobiographical though they do employ strategies to make them more universal. This is not confessional poetry as we ...



CARL LOVE: A seed of poetry grows
Press-Enterprise
So Kendra made a poetry book like all my students make, one with an acrostics, an A-B-C poem, the couplets, some triplets, a concrete poem and even haiku for the really adventurous. The styles come from a workbook I have for budding poets because you ...



Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Author pairs poets with their beverage of choice
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Local poet and author Elliot O. Lipchik loves wine and poetry in equal measure. And in his new book — published in this final stanza of 2014 — he puts the two together. From Edgar Allan Poe, who drank too much, to Marianne Moore, who drank not at all ...



Canton's First Poet Laureate Indulges Love Of Language And Nature
Hartford Courant
"I live in an environment that is conducive to my love of language and my love of the natural world," Hofmann said. "When the poet position opened up I said, 'I must apply.' " Hofmann said a town poet laureate can help make poetry more accessible and ...



The Guardian (blog)

Poem of the week: Canada by Katherine Stansfield
The Guardian (blog)
Canada is surely a love poem. The speaker declares strong emotions, and is concerned with charting them in a form that denotes obsession. As a troubadour-poet permits his mistress to set ice and fire at raging war inside him, Stansfield's persona is ...

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Statesman Journal

Poet's love of nature, gardening shine through
Statesman Journal
This urgent attentiveness is exactly the mindset that poet Charles Goodrich cultivates in his 2010 book "Going to Seed: Dispatches from the Garden." Published by Silverfish Review Press in Eugene, this slim, earth-toned volume contains 52 prose poems ...



New York Times

'The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume I'
New York Times
As with much Indian religious poetry, the author, Annamayya, a devotional poet writing in 15th-century southern India, slides deliciously from the sacred to the sensuous and back again: What appears at first to be a secular love poem is revealed to be ...

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PGH City Paper

Reviews of two new poetry collections by Chuck Kinder
PGH City Paper
With multiple health problems and age catching up, Kinder claims in interviews he was unable to maintain the energy necessary to write novels, and started focusing on his literary first love: poetry. Much of the work in All That Yellow and Imagination ...



The Poetry Of Yelp: How The Reviews Site Became A Massive Platform For ...
Fast Company
In his recent review of Cheese Plus, a San Francisco shop he gave a five-star review, Garcia writes a story about two people who stare into the moon and speak out an ancient incantation to summon a powerful but nefarious cheese-loving villain. By ...

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The West Australian

Zoo a backdrop for Valentine poets
The West Australian
Next year's sunset Poetry d'Amour event promises to be one of the biggest and best yet, writes William Yeoman. Can there be a better way to mark the cadence of Valentine's Day than by listening to live love poetry as the sun goes down in the surrounds ...



Minneapolis Star Tribune

Poetry roundup: Alixa Doom, Michael Bazzett, Ray Gonzalez and Lynette Reini ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“The more he walked the land the more he loved it,” she writes of a newly arrived Finnish immigrant. The love in Reini-Grandell's poems is not rarefied; it embraces the muck of the land and the claw and teeth of animals — which include humans.

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Newser

Why Colbert May Have Chosen That Final Song
Newser
And, he told her back then, he loved the "strange, sad poetry" of the aforementioned song. He sent her the lyrics, which include these lines: "But now we must pick up every piece / Of the life we used to love / Just to keep ourselves / At least enough ...
The Deeper Meaning Behind the Final Song on 'Colbert Report'ABC News
'Colbert' Final Credits Roll to Neutral Milk Hotel SongWondering Sound
Stephen Colbert signed off final Report with sadness, rolling credits over ...National Post

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Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Translations needed for poetry project at Meldrum Park
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The Romanian came from a Sioux Falls couple, Adrian and Vica Anton, immigrants from East Europe. "First of all I love poetry, and we have an old history of poetry in our country. I love this kind of stuff," Vica Anton said. Her native tongue is not an ...

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'Philip Larkin': A small, sad man who wrote great poetry?
Christian Science Monitor
The complications of Larkin's personal life found their way, inevitably, into the poems. Some of them are love poems, directed toward various beloveds. The lovely “Broadcast,” for example, has Larkin listening, on the radio, to a concert that Monica ...



Toronto Star

Where Have You Been? Selected Essays, Michael Hofmann: Review
Toronto Star
His love for the poems of Bishop and Lowell, who sound mid-Atlantic when they don't sound purely English, appeal to him more. His writing is so good, however, that he will make converts, and where he doesn't, his writing will always give pleasure.



USA TODAY

Through poetry, Kirk Douglas reflects on 'Life'
USA TODAY
"I'm glad that that period is over and now we can talk about love," he says simply. Ask him about living through McCarthyism (and 16 presidents) and he's resolute: "Everything can be improved, but I think now we have the best (political) process in the ...
Kirk Douglas Approaches 98, Publishes Poetry Book About LifeThe Inquisitr

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Books: Kirk Douglas reflects on life as man, father and a husband in 'Life ...
Salt Lake Tribune
The rakish screen legend with the famously dimpled chin made that abundantly clear on a recent afternoon at his Beverly Hills home, a few days before the release of his poetry collection "Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really ...



The Journal

Poet Imtiaz Dharker published in North East to be honoured by Queen
The Journal
A poet brought to Britain by love and the Northumberland publisher Bloodaxe Books is to be awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, one of literature's highest honours. Imtiaz Dharker, whose work is known to thousands of GCSE students, will become ...

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Mountain Mail Newspaper

Andersen publishes book
Mountain Mail Newspaper
BUENA VISTA – Linda Andersen has published another book of poetry, “Poems, Sticky Notes and Stories,” which took her a year to complete. “My love of poetry came from my mama, who also loved writing poetry,” Andersen said. “I started writing poetry more ...



Columbus Dispatch

Optimistic Paul McCartney believes in tomorrow
Columbus Dispatch
So he is as comfortable declaring Hope for the Future as he was confiding, “I believe in yesterday”; as likely to imagine a lonely old woman ( Eleanor Rigby) as to put in a word for Silly Love Songs. At times, he also takes on social causes or at least ...

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Ravalli Republic

Poet Mark Gibbons: Verse says what society leaves unsaid
Ravalli Republic
It's an outlook he follows in his own writing, which earned him a 2014 Montana Arts Council Innovation Award. They praised his “clear-eyed ability to look at himself and lay himself out there” and described him as an “heir to a long tradition of male ...

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Elmira Star-Gazette

Tommy Hilfiger, Guy Vickers to get awards
Elmira Star-Gazette
Fleisher's observations range from uncomplicated subjects to romantic love to personal and universal thoughts about war and conflict. The poetry reflects the author's sense of humor, encourages laughter and revives nostalgic memories. "Moments of Time ...



Diana Whitney debuts first poetry collection
Brattleboro Reformer
Whitney's collection longs for spiritual ecstasy through the natural world. The poems heave with poppy stalks and hard winters. Apple and maple trees become the color of middle school danger, of teenage lust, of married love. Snakes arrive as wedding ...



Bustle

If You Can't Wait For 'Into the Woods', Read These 8 Fairytale Crossover Books ...
Bustle
Christine Heppermann's poetry collection is a feat. It laces ... Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber takes childlike fairytales and transfers them into an adult world filled with sensuality, a strong dose of feminism, and a little more lust than love ...



Salisbury Post

Christmas carols, hymns remain holiday tradition
Canton Repository
Their appeal is rooted in their timelessness, and the messages their lyrics convey, say area Christians. “In thinking about the many Christmas carols that I love, I think that 'O Holy Night' is my favorite,” said Linda Bentz Parsons, a professional ...
Faith Briefs Saturday, Dec. 20, featuring Christmas servicesSalisbury Post
Religion news for the week of Saturday, December 20,2014Lynchburg News and Advance

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Sacramento Bee

What does it say if dogs get better treatment than inmates?
Sacramento Bee
The dogs marched under the barbed razor and electric fencing, across the prison yard and into Cellblock Five. Paws for Life, a program of Karma Rescue and the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, had arrived at California State Prison, ...



Chandigarh Tribune

With love from Khushwant
Chandigarh Tribune
His translations of Urdu poetry of his all-time favourites like Ghalib, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, and works of Saadat Hasan Manto, Rajinder Singh Bedi, Amrita Pritam make the reader admire his deep insight and love for literature. His love for Urdu poetry is ...



St. Peter mourns death of ear-tugging, poetry loving, respect-commanding ...
Mankato Free Press
William D. Harvey, or, as his students called him, "Mr. Harvey" was a revered English teacher and poet at St. Peter High School for decades. He was also a World War II vet who thousands of students remembered fondly for his enthusiasm for teaching ...



Muncie Star Press

Phil Ball: Short story of my life and times
Muncie Star Press
Further into the literature of this English language, I learned to love the words of a poet playwright from a tiny village in England called Avon. His father made gloves. This Will Shakespeare centuries ago wrote words that still are heard today around ...

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Petoskey News-Review

Local author shares love and loss in poetry collection
Petoskey News-Review
A poem included in “Mostly Poems, “I'll love you forever,” was published in the Petoskey News-Review. Jean said her poems have also been included in the 2014 Bay View Literary Magazine and “Mostly Poems” is available at Horizon Books in Petoskey.

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How Reading Transforms Us
New York Times
And although we may wish that a spouse would be a bit more like this or that, we also know that the best kind of love enables someone to become his or her own true self. ... studies described above, as well as on research that compared preoccupations ...



The Independent

Eric Korn: Polymath whose work took in poetry, literary criticism, antiquarian ...
The Independent
A love of language expressed itself in his writing; he was a talented if undisciplined poet, and literary critic for a number of papers. A love of HG Wells (his collection is now the University of Calgary's Eric Korn HG Wells collection) steered him ...



Herald Sun

Combining science and poetry wins MLC student an international competition
Herald Sun
Kate Morrison recently combined the love of two of her favourite subjects when she took out the International Science Poetry Competition for students aged 12-14 years. Kate's poem, The Mystery Brew, was crowned the winner from an international field.



Newbury Weekly News Group

Thatcham schoolgirl's poem published
Newbury Weekly News Group
I have a love of English but I did not expect such positive feedback,” she said. “I don't write poems often but I might consider writing more now that I have had this feedback. I didn't think my love for English and ability to write was at this level ...



National Review Online (blog)

Who Is Pope Francis?
National Review Online (blog)
From her he got his traditional Catholic piety, his love of Italian literature and poetry, as well as his political streak — she was a courageous defender of church freedoms under Mussolini, and sometimes clashed with his thugs. Young Jorge learned ...

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Curbed Cup First Round Results! The Inner Sunset Dominates
Curbed SF
Voting for the Curbed Cup is on hold for today while we review the results from this week's contests. In a big upset, the No. 16 seed, Inner Sunset, toppled No. 1 seed NoPa, capturing 66 percent of the vote and garnering the most votes of any ...

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Harvard Gazette

Vietnam, the ongoing memory
Harvard Gazette
They read novels, poetry, and letters. They watched Hollywood movies, pondered grave documentaries, and pored over public documents. “The Vietnam War produced a remarkably wide array of representations,” said course instructor Steven Biel, executive ...

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POETRY: “T'WAS THE NIGHT BORN FOR CHRIST”
Harrison Daily (subscription)
4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an ...

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Little Girl Makes The Case For Strong Female Characters By Listing What They ...
Huffington Post
"I've worked tirelessly to instill a love of fantasy and science fiction in her, raising her on everything from Wonder Woman and Captain America to Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter," he added. She's kept her scrapbook for about a year, he noted, and ...

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Religious Reading
New York Times
The poet and essayist Christian Wiman also suggested a novel by a writer known for poetry. “Any real faith includes, rather than simply refutes, atheism,” he said. “Fanny Howe's ... In Love With Light. Kathy Ryan's new book, “Office Romance,” is not ...



Podcast Reviews: No Pressure To Be Funny AND You Made It Weird
Huffington Post
At one point Deacon points out how actual numbers make ludicrous one of Brand's points in his recent book Revolution, which prompts Cruttenden to say, "You are ruining the poetry with facts." A lot of this episode keeps poking at ongoing UKIP (United ...



Why I Love Acton
ActonW3.com
Ten years ago, she took a writing course and started to spend several months of the year in Italy, writing and translating. Last May her co-translation of a collection of Italian poetry was published and now a book of her own poems, What they say in ...



Milpitas Post

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
... unseen world which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of all the strongest men that ever lived, could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, poetry, love, romance, can push aside that curtain and view and picture the supernal beauty and ...
Milpitas Post editorial: Journalism from 1897 captures the wonder of a youngsterOroville Mercury Register

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Ogden musician down $10000 in instruments, equipment in theft
KSL.com
"I've been writing movie scripts and I've been trying to get my poetry published, and my songbook of three years. I compiled ... Of course, he would love everything back, but this experience reminds him that one bad person doesn't mean everyone is bad.



Newstalk 106-108 fm

VIDEO: If you love Monaghan and Patrick Kavanagh's poetry, you'll love this
Newstalk 106-108 fm
Outside of the perennial challengers for All Ireland titles, it is always good to see other counties enjoying spells of glory. Take Monaghan for example. Last year they ended a 25-year wait for elite silverware by winning the Ulster title and also came ...



PBS NewsHour

89-year-old retired educator writes an ode to young mentors
PBS NewsHour
“I love listening to the stories from when he was young.” The goal of Cyber Seniors is ... On the day the NewsHour visited, Sullivan was teaching Bunnell how to catalogue and save the many poems that he has written over his lifetime. Most recently, he ...



Kavita Trust honours Iqbal Sayeedi with Mathias Family Poetry Award
Times of India
Born in culturally vibrant town of Bhatkal in the 1950's, Iqbal Sayeedi went on to become an inventive poet known for his love for advancement of local Nawayath culture, traditions, values and the language. His brother Payaam Sayeedi, who later became ...

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Belfast Telegraph

'Every child I saw leaving Santa's knee looked as if they'd been dusted with ...
Belfast Telegraph
He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary ... There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this ...
A critics' Christmas: the best of Yuletide music, TV and filmSydney Morning Herald
Yes, Virginia, there is a Christ in ChristmasJournal Review

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The Hindu

An enigma in life and death
The Hindu
How we loved him when we were young! In our late teens, we were aspiring poets trying to find our way in the literary jungle. At that age, who will not be smitten by love poetry like this, “I want to do with you, what spring does with the cherry trees ...

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Big Country Homepage

Library Events for January 2015
Big Country Homepage
We will participate in group writing activities, such as “pick a prompt” from a hat that everyone came up with, or collaborative writing and maybe even perform a play, or put on a poetry slam. ... Adults who love to read make up the Cover-to-Cover Book ...



The Economist (blog)

A short history of Hawking
The Economist (blog)
... of James Marsh's soapy new biopic, “The Theory Of Everything”. Never mind black holes or the Big Bang: in this telling of the Hawking story, what really matters is that when he scooted around the sitting room in his wheelchair, he distracted Jane ...
Everything's not as it seemsMuscatine Journal

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Communities Digital News

The Met in HD: A massive, masterful 'Meistersinger'
Communities Digital News
Due to the machinations of cobbler Hans Sachs—the Master Singers' nominal leader and most popular figure, himself secretly in love with Eva—Beckmesser makes a botch of his singing before the populace. The untutored Walther, carefully coached by ...

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The Hindu

Narrowing the Gulf
The Hindu
'She shares a pure love with her camels': Nujoom Alghanem, director of Nearby Sky, UAE: Filmmaking ... My grandmother was violent with me — but I also spent time with my aunt Najat Makki, a painter, with poetry, photographs, reading and music. I am ...



Poems of Kamala Das Now in a Collection
Newsx
Considered a major poet in English, Das' taboo-breaking work explores themes of love and betrayal, the corporeal and the spiritual, while celebrating female sexuality and remaining deeply rooted in her ancestral tradition and landscape. She was one of ...



Vulture

Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh's Art-Fueled Journey
Vulture
In the first year I fell in love with printmaking. Screen-printing turned out to be what I loved the most. If you went ... But I was putting up my own pieces of obscure imagery and poetry around campus. I was getting this from my earlier nerdy life of ...



Q Malewezi Attacks Bakili Muluzi
AllAfrica.com
This, Q explains, made him to come back to Malawi in 2005 to seek other creative avenues and ended up falling in love with poetry and spoken words. "Coming back, I wanted a different creative experience, and when I met other spoken words artists, ...



E Kantipur

The dance of duende
E Kantipur
These two elements, along with the masterful handling of stage and lighting design, as well as the powerful dance-rhythm performances (by Sumnima Sampang, who portrays Yerma's soul, and lead actor Shrestha) ensure that Lorca's poetry is not lost, that ...



Yourstory.in

Calling closet poets, look what The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective is unveiling
Yourstory.in
In their own ways, Minla Hajratwala, Shikha Malaviya and Ellen Kombivil have been filling their jars of happiness with this rainbow, until they decided to share their love of poetry through The (Great) Indian Poetry Collective. It is the coming ...



Despite intimidation, women still passionate about video games
Tribune-Review
“I love hearing him geek out about Skylanders. Some nights, he just wants to snuggle on the ... That perceived lack of universal appeal sets it apart from other widely accepted mediums such as music, sculpture, film and poetry. But consider this: The ...



ChrisD.ca

Winnipeg Poets Competing for Spot in National 'Spoken Word'
ChrisD.ca
Isaac Bond spends much of his time introducing his love of poetry to a younger generation. (MICHELLE BERG PHOTO / HANDOUT). Winnipeg poets are preparing to read their best work to qualify to be on the Winnipeg Poetry Slam Team. Poets will compete ...



EXCLUSIVE: Poet Aja Monet Explores Love and Courage in New Video for 'Be ...
Essence.com
The 27-year-old New York native is a poet by nature. She grew up participating in poetry slams, and she released her first book of poetry in 2010. But most recently, she has set her poems to music. Her first EP, titled Courage, dropped just two weeks ...



The Courier-Journal

Holiday haiku | Readers look back at 2014
The Courier-Journal
All these thoughts about these big and small things have been packed into 17-syllable haiku poems whose spare bones give body to a creative community gifting the rest of us with their impressions and insights into the year almost behind us. These ...



Dallas Morning News

Biography review: “'Literchoor Is My Beat:' A Life of James Laughlin ...
Dallas Morning News
Following Pound's advice to make something new, Laughlin founded New Directions as a Harvard sophomore, issuing an anthology, New Directions in Prose and Poetry with a mix of familiar and new writers — Pound, Gertrude Stein, E.E. Cummings, Jean ...



Marijuana becomes a proper yuletide gift
Financial Times
The Michigan Supreme Court ordered the release of Mr Sinclair — and later overturned his conviction (now 73, Mr Sinclair remains at large, and is known to frequent clubs where he reads “renegade” poetry). But Lennon, Mr Sinclair and their followers ...



Ups and Downs: Track tragedies; mill moves; and Terry Johnson makes good ...
Burlington Times News
While confined in a youth center, he was exposed to Christianity and writing and that became his new thrill, a redemption that has led him to self-publish a book of poetry. Now back into the “free world,” he's finishing his GED, plans to study ... This ...



SILive.com

Staten Island's Best Writer: Marguerite Maria Rivas, Avi Gvili among 2014 ...
SILive.com
Her poetry can be found in the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. ... His first young adult novel, "Samson Turner and the Legend of Hercules," combines a love for mythology with his interest in the great superhero characters of the 20th century.

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Retrospective: The Cuban Art Scene in 1964
ARTnews
If not Pop Art, abstract painting and sculpture, nouvelle-vague films, modern dance, avant-garde poetry, theater of the absurd—anathema in most Communist nations—are the order of the day in Revolutionary Cuba, despite government sponsorship of the ...

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Festive poetry contest: the results
Epilepsy Action
William says: “Anastasia, it's brave to write a poem about such difficult experiences, and to write so honestly and generously. You convey so much about the relationship with a loved-one who is suffering from something we may not fully understand. I'm ...



A Year in Reading: William Giraldi
The Millions
... at Poetry magazine, a staff writer at The New Yorker, and the author of some two dozen of the wittiest novels you'll ever read, including the masterworks The Blood of the Lamb (1963) and Slouching Toward Kalamazoo (1983), as well as The Tunnel of ...



DePauw University

The Legend of Andrea Sununu
DePauw University
The class began with a discussion of poetry, which immediately put me at unease. ... She grew up speaking English at home and both French and Arabic in school, returning to the United States for college with an unusual accent and a love of language.



The Daily Telegraph

France's sense of community and its village people
The Daily Telegraph
The new Islam Cultural Institute (www.institut-cultures-islam.org) located in the heart of the Goutte d'Or neighbourhood, hosts concerts, poetry readings, film screenings and temporary art exhibits, generally related to North Africa or the Middle East ...

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What We Ain't Got
Huffington Post
More fresh air, art, music and poetry. More time listening to snow fall (I know), children giggling, waves lapping on the beach and wind in the trees. More time sharing stories with those we love. And more time appreciating what we've got. (Photo ...



Financial Times

The eternal power of religious art
Financial Times
Duccio, meanwhile, enhanced the almond-eyed beauty typical of Byzantine Madonnas with a new vitality and tenderness. His sentiments, Belting suggests, were inspired by the Italian love poetry that was popular at the time. That images were in dialogue ...

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Livemint

Review: Rajkumar Hirani's PK Ticks All The Right Bollywood Boxes
Twitch
From there the film jumps forward six months to Bruges, Belgium, where the plucky Indian university student Jaggu (played by the always reliable Anushka Sharma), has fallen in love with a Pakistani boy after they meet-cute in front of a poetry reading.
Film Review: PKFilm Journal
Review: PKgulfnews.com
PK Movie ReviewNewsHub.org

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Wikileaks pins accused spy Rolando 'Roly' Sarraff Trujillo as Cuban political ...
Local 10
Sarraff was sentenced to 25 years in prison. He had a journalism degree from La Universidad de La Habana and enjoyed painting and writing poetry. His family said he was the subject of random interrogations, and shared a letter he ... "I confront this ...

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San Diego Reader

Poetry on a plate
San Diego Reader
Expensive, but love grilling, love lamb. I order that and a cup of green tea ($2), to settle ye old palate. #Oh, and what the heck. Just in case I'm still hungry I go for that $4 kappa sushi roll too. #Almost straight away, Jun brings a tiny square ...



NorthJersey.com

Totowa residents participate in holiday poetry and music event in Clifton
NorthJersey.com
A former Woodland Park resident, Pych began writing poetry as a way to record her family's history. She's written about just about all of her family members - her grandparents, her children and her husband, to name a few. "I love it. I couldn't find ...

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Book review: 'Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love,' by James Booth
Washington Post
As late as the 1970s, it was hard to find Philip Larkin's poetry in American bookstores. I remember searching all over Washington for his first collection, “The North Ship” (1945), before locating a paperback in the now long-gone Daedalus Bookshop next ...

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A life well lived
The Telegram
He is here in our love of wordplay and fondness for poetry. He is here in my brother's kindness and my sisters' generosity. He is here in the example he set for my own children — grownups now — of gentleness and warmth and the unhesitating embrace he ...



Sun Sentinel

'Power' shoot: Starz series visits Miami
Sun Sentinel
Hardwick, who began writing poetry as a teenager and played football for the University of Georgia, said he wanted to give back with help from his friend, Taylor, a former Miami Dolphins player. The idea is for kids to use the power of poetry to help ...



Radio Times

Your guide to Christmas radio
Radio Times
Robert Powell turns in an exquisite performance as Scrooge, the man who learns to love humanity after a lifetime of self-obsession. But the whole production is lifted to another level by Neil Brand's full-score orchestration, which perfectly captures ...

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CounterPunch

A Conversation with Film Director Diego Quemada-Díez
CounterPunch
My mother was a school teacher who loved poetry, film, history, theater and all the arts. She had very progressive views that deeply influenced me. She loved Lorca, Miguel Hernandez (both killed by fascists), Antonio Machado and mystics like Santa ...



Greenwich Time

Longtime Greenwich resident, news pioneer, dies
Greenwich Time
Stone's love of poetry and of nature is exhibited in this year's Christmas card designed jointly with his wife. The card features lines of poetry by Emily Dickinson: "The Steeples swam in Amethyst/The news, like squirrels, ran/The Hills untied their ...

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Ronald Lee Metzler
Corvallis Gazette Times
Ron loved his family, traveling, new adventures, music, literature, good food, local microbrews and working with international students. He had many hobbies and interests. He skied, golfed, played fiddle, danced with his wife, wrote poetry and scripts ...



Creative Loafing Tampa

Do This: The Weekend Top 10
Creative Loafing Tampa
The Family Blessing: This is no stuffy Christmas production, but your nanny and papaw may just love it anyway. The dance theater production and theatrical fave formerly known as The Chocolate Nutcracker and Nutcracker Twist, returns with some added ...



OCRegister

Oh yeah, 'It Happened One Night'
OCRegister
But to own it, to be able to hold it in your hand, to be able to slap it on the Blu-ray player anytime you please, to get all materialistic about a piece of cinematic poetry, or at least this piece of cinematic poetry, is not only an undeniable ...



Daily Mail

Lebanese 'giant of poetry' Said Aql dead at 102
Daily Mail
Lebanese poet Said Aql, whose work was loved by Arab readers but who hated Arabism so much that he invented a latinised version of the Lebanese dialect, died Friday aged 102. Aql championed Lebanese nationalism, while often espousing contradictory ...

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Teton Valley News

On why poetry matters
Teton Valley News
Teton High School students once again competed in the local Poetry Out Loud (POL) contest, a national program started by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Poetry Foundation to encourage “the nation's youth to learn about great poetry ...

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The Keene Sentinel

Teen Poet of the Month Selected in Livermore
The Independent
He is a great big brother and loves all of his siblings and truly enjoys spending time with his family. His enthusiasm for life and his creative nature has translated into a new avenue of exploration through language and poetry. What an accomplishment ...
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Call for entries: poets, writers, dreamers… Deadline: December 31, 2014
Listen & Be Heard
The Mission of Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest is to inspire, motivate and encourage anyone who has the desire or love of poetry and writing, to continue doing so without the fear of failure or success! And remember, in whatever you do, “it's ...



Valencia County News Bulletin

Poetry in motion
Valencia County News Bulletin
(Julia M. Dendinger-News-Bulletin photo) Combining a love for poetry and music, Debbi Gutierrez sings about spending the holidays with man's best friend, an old dog named Blue. In addition to being a singer, songwriter and dog lover, Gutierrez is a ...



Kansas City Star

With the Newbery awards just around the corner, kids pick their favorites
Kansas City Star
The rhythm of a dribbled basketball pounds through this story, told in short poems rather than prose. Josh Bell is a seventh-grader whose top two loves are his dad and basketball. His twin brother and assistant-principal-of-a-mother are a close third ...



Jewish Journal

A rabbi's rabbi: Harold M. Schulweis, an appreciation
Jewish Journal
7) A poet. Read the remarkable poetry of Rabbi Schulweis that graced the worship and your heart will be moved. http://www.schulweisinstitute.org. 8) A builder. When Heschel Day School moved to Northridge from the campus of Valley Beth Shalom, Rabbi ...

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