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BBC News

The 6th Century poems making a comeback
BBC News
Al-Qais was the last king of the kingdom of Kindah, and is often hailed as the father of Arabic poetry. He spent much of his life banished from his kingdom, ostensibly due to his excessive love of poetry, and during his exile he wandered the lands of ...


Dayton Daily News

Conrad Balliet, longtime host of WYSO poetry program, dies at 91
Dayton Daily News
Conrad Balliet, the longtime host of Conrad's Corner on WYSO radio, died on Saturday. He was 91. Balliet was an Army veteran who was stationed in Germany, where he developed a love of poetry. He went on to teach poetry in the English department at ...


WBUR

'Morning Edition' Listeners Submit 200 Poetry Entries On Teamwork ...
NPR
Poet and educator Kwame Alexander stops by to chat about poetry with Rachel Martin, and to find out how listeners responded to a request to write a poem ...
'Morning Edition' Listeners Submit 200 Poetry Entries On TeamworkWKMS

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Surrey Comet

Love Untangled Poetry Book Launch
Surrey Comet
Love Untangled Poetry Book Launch. Where: Kingston Library, Fairfield Rd., Surbiton, KT6 5PJ. When: 21 August: 6:30pm to 7:30pm. How much: Free. Add to calendar: Google | Outlook | iCal | Yahoo!

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The Union-Recorder

GC freshman bares soul in book of poetry
The Union-Recorder
“I did just finish another poem that I really wish could have been included in this book because I really love it… If I keep that up then in a year or two I think I would love to publish again.” Luttrull's book may be purchased by contacting her ...


The Japan Times

Heian literature: Is all fair in love and no war?
The Japan Times
Love, poetry, beauty — was there anything else in life? Nothing good. Everyone was a lover, everyone a poet, musician, calligrapher. Deep sensitivity, expressed in poetry or music, revealed in a gesture or a flourish of the writing brush, excused the ...


NPR

On Her Promising Debut Album, Tasha Dreams Of A Gentle 'Kind Of Love'
NPR
Kindness should be fundamental to our being. But it's increasingly a battlefield, as respect for who you are and who you want to be is riddled with political landmines, trolls both online and in the streets and people who judge your worth based on ...

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The Hindu

“Some People Have Mothers, I Have a Corpse Flower”
The Hindu
It is a series of poems about her mother's mental illness set against the beauty and fragility of the rainforest, and it won this year's RSL Ondaatje Prize, given to a book that best evokes the spirit of a place. Petit's was the first book of poetry to ...


Hartford Courant

A Charming, Comical Outdoor Production Of 'Love's Labour's Lost'
Hartford Courant
First impressions: Linguistic razzmatazz and poetry rather than narrative strength is the thing. This playful mating dance among young lovers of college age in this university town has added significance in this new era of relationships. Production has ...

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Kathorus Mail

Young poet releases poetry
Kathorus Mail
She said she has just published her first poetry novel – a booked called The Plethora of Love Paradigms. “I am doing my third year at Damelin in Boksburg where I'm doing a bachelor's of commerce in marketing and business management. I'm currently ...


Berkeleyside

Tom Clark, renowned poet and biographer, dies in Berkeley crash
Berkeleyside
Clark wrote many poems about sports figures, including poems about the baseball players Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue and Bert Campaneris, as well as a history of the Oakland A's baseball team, according to Poetry Review. Clark developed a love for sports ...

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Washington Post

Marriage, feminism, politics, love: The best new poetry explores our passions
Washington Post
Nicole Cooley presents a kaleidoscopic view of intimacy and commitment in her crisp, engaging “Of Marriage” (Alice James). Using various forms, Cooley explores the complexities and constraints of being legally and emotionally bound to one person.


The Hindu

For the love of Hindi poetry
The Hindu
She has released two albums, “Sun Zara” and “Mann Bawra”, and is currently working on her third album “Music & Poetry Project”, which is based on the works of Hindi literature's most eminent poets. Driven by a desire to revive the youth's interest in ...


New York Times

Turning Poetry Into Photos
New York Times
As Tonya Ingram writes: “i am building my poem in this here heart. all of it is a working title.” When Erika P. Rodriguez first read Ms. Ingram's poem, she felt “permission to accept that nothing is perfect, that life is made by experiences of love and ...

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WBUR

'Wherever He Was Felt Like The Center Of The Universe': Writers Remember Poet William Corbett
WBUR
Whether barreling down the Merritt Parkway at 100 mph, jazz blazing, or shopping for cheese in the West Village, Bill always knew the best places to do and get everything. And he lived for love. Of poetry. Of his family. And of the good things in life ...


The Herald-News

Lockport poetry project creates art from poetry, workshop
The Herald-News
On July 28, instead of “whodunit,” Sam Love wants people to play “poetry sleuth” and to think “who wrote it.” Love, of Indiana, has been offering monthly poetry workshops at the Lockport branch of the White Oak Library District. These workshops, which ...


HelloGiggles

How Fatimah Asghar turned the traumas of colonialism and diaspora into poetry
HelloGiggles
FA: Relationships and love are a lot of work. As an orphan, something I learned was that I could never take love for granted, so I would actively build it. I think that is really, really important for folks. If you're trying to build solidarity with ...


W Magazine

Ask the Astro Poets: Can I Ever Make It Work With a Sagittarius?
W Magazine
At the halfway point of every month, they take a breather from writing poetry and horoscopes, and take your questions about love, career, even the big existential questions in life. From matchmaking and compatibility, to friendship, professional, and ...


Ada Limon On Poetry Collection, 'The Carrying'
NPR
I don't say we've tried a long time, been sad, been happy, that perhaps the only thing I can make is love and art. I want to tell him that's enough, isn't it? GARCIA-NAVARRO: Ada Limon spoke with us from our member station WUKY in Lexington, Ky., and I ...

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This poet captures the madness and injustice of our burning planet
Grist
“Just so you know, my 11-month-old daughter could wake up at any time,” the poet Craig Santos Perez whispered when he answered the phone. She did wake up, a few minutes into our call, and began making the delightful gurgling noises of small babies.


Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA Poetry Center sets lineup for semester
Arizona Daily Wildcat
The Poetry Center is an inclusive community that fosters a love and appreciation for poetic works, according to both Gzemski and Hadad. It strives to encourage young poets, or those interested in poetry, to not give up on their passions. If you would ...


The Atlantic

The Enduring Appeal of the 'Fake Relationship' Rom-Com
The Atlantic
The new Netflix romantic comedy To All the Boys I've Loved Before, an adaptation of the Jenny Han novel, revels in the in-between. Protagonist Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) finds herself perpetually stuck in the middle: She's the biracial daughter of ...

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Irish Times

Poets, patrons and homosexuality in medieval Ireland
Irish Times
The same states: “To him [the poet] is due loving favour, the primest [sic] liberality, precedence in counsel, the king's counsel, the sharing of his bed . . .” Some of the language employed is even more extravagant. Thus, an elegy by Brian Ó Gnímh ...

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Daily News & Analysis

From admiring Urdu poetry to loving Dilip Kumar's 'Devdas', here's lighter side of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Daily News & Analysis
India's former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was loved and adored in corridors of politics. Veterans of Indian political scene may have differed with him on the matters of political opinions and the views, but the man from Lucknow only found ...


The Love Song of Hey Prof
The Smart Set
Her nose scrunches in a way that says that maybe this isn't such a good idea, “Are you sure you want to start with that one?” she says, “Prufrock is a tough poem. I've had some real disasters with Prufrock.” My coffee is sludge, but I gulp it down ...


The Weekly Standard

Meet the Bullies from the World of Social Justice Poetry
The Weekly Standard
They were attacks—because her poem, “How I Am Like Donald Trump” had gone live on the online poetry magazine Rattle. “Comment after comment calling me racist and a white nationalist. Claims my daughter's cancer was fake. It was like they hadn't even ...


Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Poetry Fest a night of fun, depth and blackness
Jamaica Gleaner
... Pollard and Jamaica Poet Laureate Lorna Goodison, patrons were treated and offered a variety of poems touching on racism, Rasta menu, reparation, imperialism, skin bleaching, love, romance, deportation, corruption, police brutality, political ...


Fox 59

Indiana Prison Writers Workshop set to expand
Fox 59
The 12-week curriculum focuses on creative writing and poetry, while incorporating lessons about vocabulary and grammar. As for Lewis, he's spent ... It's about bigger purpose love; love your passion, love has a destiny for all of us,” Lewis said. It's ...


PR Leap (press release)

Carson City, NV Author Publishes Poetry
PR Leap (press release)
But even though Morris found solace in poetry, love had ceased to exist. It took years to understand why it had ceased… maybe because it never existed at all… just used as a means to an end. No matter how much love, attention and affection he had ...


The Indian Express

Shah Rukh Khan's heartfelt tribute to 'poet prime minister' Atal Bihari Vajpayee has netizens moved
The Indian Express
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a great orator and a poet who could captivate his audience with his soulful poetry. As the nation mourns his death, many remembered him for his other talents. Taking to Twitter to share his condolence, Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan ...
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