September 11, 2012

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Russia: Online Poetry's Vehement, Apolitical Politics
Global Voices Online
Russians proverbially have a soft spot for poetry. After reports appeared that Vladimir Putin planned to lead a flock of endangered Siberian Cranes on an annual migration, while hang-gliding and dressed as a bird, many bloggers responded [ru] with [ru] ...
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Saul Williams finds harmony in blending poetry and music
"I learned a lot watching him and his friends praise and critique other ministers," said Williams, who is scheduled to headline an evening of spoken word poetry at the Memorial Union Terrace on Thursday, Sept. 13. "I don't mean about their message, but ...
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Found: The Second Known Photo of Emily Dickinson?
It's not far-fetched to conceive that hermetic poet Emily Dickinson had just one known photo taken of her. Dickinson's reclusive lifestyle shaped both her poetry and her interpersonal relationships as she penned her thoughts about pain, death and her ...
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Column: A Life in Poetry
Wicked Local
In middle school, I met a boy who wrote serious poetry, a boy who learned to fly planes and spirited me away in words and in flight. At Ellis, a small school in Pittsburgh, Helen Moore, my creative writing teacher, shaped my future with her kindly ...
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THE POET'S PEN: Envy and pride
Wicked Local
I met with some fellow poets and the prompt we gave ourselves was to write a poem which somehow featured the theme of music. It was really a wide-open theme. I thought about favorite songs…musical terms (like Forte)…popular groups…how the music of ...
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NOTEBOOK M by Gillian Savigny Poetry Collection Coming in October
Broadway World
Inspired by Charles Darwin's own "Notebook M," in which he brought his scientific sensibility to bear on decidedly unscientific notions of metaphysics, morals, and expression, in this collection the poet brings together the procedures of poetry and ...
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Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place Features Poems Inspired by Kentucky
Broadway World
In Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place, hooks explores life's harsh realities in a book of poems inspired by her childhood in the isolated hills and hidden hollows of Kentucky. As part of the University Press of Kentucky's Kentucky Voices series ...
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Poetry + Music = One Night With The Honey B
Daily Venus Diva Magazine
Poetry is regarded as being beautiful and exuding so much character. It creates an intimate yet resounding experience for the listeners and the performer. On Thursday, September 13, 2012, Michigan native Ber-Henda Williams, also known as Honey B will ...
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ED GOLDMAN: A poet's winding road (blog)
In an English class, he discovered the experimental poetry of the late James Arlington Wright, whose breakthrough collection, "The Green Wall" won a major prize from Yale University. But Knorr says it was Wright's seminal work, "The Branch Will Not ...
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• WHAT: Steve Tomasula, American Book Review Fall 2012 Reading Series
Victoria Advocate
Jake Adam York - Nov. 29. York is the author of three books of poems: "Murder Ballads," winner of the 2005 Elixir Press Prize in Poetry; "A Murmuration of Starlings," winner of the 2009 Colorado Book Award in Poetry; and "Persons Unknown." ...
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After hiatus, state poet, author seats are filled once again by Gov. Cuomo
Legislative Gazette
Every two years the New York State Writers Institute selects a state Author and Poet for a two-year term. However, "budgetary issues" have suspended the program for several years according to Suzanne Lance, assistant director of the New York State ...
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Workshop on Manipuri poetry begins
Source: Hueiyen News Service. Imphal, September 10 2012: The Cultural Forum, Manipur and Sahitya Akademi, Kolkata have jointly kicked off a 2-day workshop on 'Criticism of Poetry with Reference to Manipur Poetry' at 1st Bn. Manipur Rifles' Banquet Hall ...
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A Night of Poetry
Richmond Confidential
The "Night of Poetry," which was sponsored by Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, featured multiple generations of Richmond poets. Richmond Poet Laureate Dwayne Parish headlined the event, which also featured six poets from Richmond Artists with Talent.
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Richmond Confidential
Bradfield gets creative with nature poetry
The Justice
So that's why the title was chosen, and I think that beyond the title, the choice to put in poetry that's perceived as more confessional, more autobiographical, along with poetry that might be categorized more as nature poetry was something I really ...
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Frederick Smock | Celebrating the importance of arts in education
The Courier-Journal
Events include Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation (Chicago); grants to allow teachers to collaborate with artists in the classroom; and the publication of ...
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Attend free poetry workshops
The Witness
GAUTENG-BASED poet, storyteller and actor Masoja Msiza will be conducting free poetry workshops from 2 pm to 5 pm, at the Royal Hotel in Pietermaritzburg, on September 15. Poetry is one of the fastest-growing arts genres among the youth in South Africa ...
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The Witness
READER SUBMITTED: Plainville Senior Center Member Wins Poetry Award
Hartford Courant
Plainville Senior Center member, Joan McBain, recently won the 2012 CT Senior Poets Laureate Award with her poem "On Being Invisible," in the 17th Annual National Senior Poets Laureate Competition for American poets age 50 and older. The competition ...
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Iranian FM: Release of Azerbaijani poets is act of humanism and Islamic mercy
Two Azerbaijani poets Farid Huseyn and Shahriyar Hajizade who were arrested in Iran on May 2 whilst taking part in the poetry festival were released last week. The Azerbaijani side had sent five notes to the Iranian Foreign Ministry demanding it to ...
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Poet Nikki Giovanni to speak at Amherst County event
Lynchburg News and Advance
Poet Nikki Giovanni is scheduled to speak Saturday night at an event planned by the Amherst County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The event is called the 2012 Pioneers Celebration, at which members will honor ...
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Poetry, fiction read at Morning Glory
SFA The Pine Log Online
The event was sponsored by the non-profit organization The Nacogdoches Literary Club, and featured poetry and fiction pieces. The writers who presented their work were Annaliese Wagner, Jacob Gregory, Lori Wijntjes, Tim Bryant, Emma Ramsey and Dr.
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Fringe favourite Jem Rolls combines inspired poetry with amusing self-awareness
The Province (blog)
Every year for the better part of a decade, Rolls has come from the United Kingdom to entertain the masses from Montreal to Vancouver which his particular brand of performance poetry. And every year, Rolls invariably finds himself winning a local award ...
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The Province (blog)
Will Oldham Publishes Article on Poetry, Animated Video
Will Oldham Poetry Even among his many hushed recordings over the years, "Time To Be Clear" stands out as one of Bonnie "Prince" Billy's more subdued cuts. Now the Wolfroy Goes to Town single has an official video, and if an animated Will ...
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At the City of Asylum 2012 Jazz Poetry Concert
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Above: Oliver Lake plays the saxophone and Lyndon Achee, as part of the Oliver Lake Steel Quartet, performs at the City of Asylum/Pittsburgh Jazz Poetry Concert Saturday night at the New Hazlett Theater on the North Side. The annual event is free and ...
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Mangalore: Condolence Meeting Held to Pay Homage to Poet JB Sequeira at ...
Melvyn Rodrigues, president, Kavita Trust remembered his acquaintance with the poet and his involvement in the publication of J B Sequeira's first three poetry collections. `J B Sequeira always wrote descriptive and story-poems. Though he was not very ...
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Trethewey opens world of poetry to Emory students
Emory University News and Events
As Natasha Trethewey gives her inaugural reading as 19th U.S. Poet Laureate on Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C., Emory students reflect on the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet's approach in the classroom: "You always hope to work with people who are really well ...
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Istanbul poetry fest to host Dutch poetry
Hurriyet Daily News
This week's International Istanbul Poetry Festival will have an orange hue as the Netherlands has been named the event's special guest as part of ongoing celebrations marking 400 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the country. The ...
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Hurriyet Daily News
'True Blood' Nelsan Ellis does spoken word poetry for Malachi's new album
While the words do not allude to any mental problems that either of the two have (or do not have) the song is lyrical and poetic. Here is Ellis' spoken word piece. I stand in the midst of perception and reality… Twisted elegance awaits me at the ...
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Blogs12 new results for Poetry
Paperback Writer: Poetry Sparks
By Lynn Viehl
Poetry Sparks. Whenever I need inspiration for a particular storytelling task the first place I usually run to is my collection of poetry books. Great poets have the gift of expressing concepts with the most uncommon words and phrases, and ...
Paperback Writer
Monday Evening Poetry Blogging | hecatedemeter
By Hecate Demeter
I love the last four lines of this poem. The Song of Wandering Aengus ~Wm. Butler Yeats I went out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked … Continue reading →
Don't slam the door on poetry slam | The East Carolinian
By Chelsea Mungal
The topic of poetry has intimidated and sometimes turned off students who don't regularly write or study the ancient art. The shift from written media to visual appeal of YouTube and the abbreviated dialect of Twitter, the relevancy of literature ...
The East Carolinian
The Poetry Of Squeaky Sneakers: NBA 2K13 | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
By Adam Smith
The billow of their shorts makes it seem as if I could reach out and touch the fabric. For a long time I thought basketball games were part of my childhood,
Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Literacy, families and learning: The Power of Poetry & Animation ...
By Trevor Cairney
An exciting project in the Western Sydney is giving voice to students from diverse backgrounds, using poetry supported by simple yet very effective animations. These year 7 children with varied cultural heritages, different abilities and interests ...
Literacy, families and learning
New Online Poetry Translation Workshop | ALTAlk
By A. Scott Britton
Playing Another Tune: Poetry and Translation Instructor: Yvette Neisser Moreno It is no coincidence that most famous poets also have translated poetry. Translating allows you to deeply understand how a poem is composed and to stretch your ...
Hope for Poetry at the Nebraska State Fair | Every Person Is a ...
By Hal
Former NWA Blog/Social Media Intern Gabe Kalmuss-Katz guest posts about finding poetry at the Nebraska State Fair during a cross-country trip.
Every Person Is a Philosopher
The Joy of Not Reading (or: Why I Won't ... - The Poetry Project
By The Poetry Project
For the past 20 years or so, I've been asked to read at the Poetry Project's New Year's Marathon reading and I've readily accepted, each time. It is an honor and a privilege to read among such a fantastic group of poets and musicians, and it ...
The Poetry Project
Remembering 9/11 through poetry: a podcast with Norbert Krapf ...
By iupress
Eleven years ago, Norbert Krapf wrote his poem "Prayer to Walt Whitman at Ground Zero" in response to the tragic events of September 11. In this podcast (originally recorded in 2011), we discuss his memories from that day and why...
Indiana University Press blog
Sac City Express | Poetry Slam brings down the house
By Daniel Wilson
10 with 25 to 30 poets and poetry lovers for the first-ever Poetry Slam contest, which kicked off the Week of Welcome. The winners were Ronnee LaRae, English literature major, in first place for his poem, "Bob Marley, Chicken Wings and Toilet ...
Sac City Express
Thomas Gray and the Elegy | TweetSpeak Poetry
By Glynn Young
If there is any poet with whom we associated the elegiac form, or elegy, it is Thomas Gray. The form dates back to Greek and Roman times, and was far broader in subject matter than what we associate with elegies. The ancients used elegiac ...
TweetSpeak Poetry
Salem State University Sponsors Poetry Event Fund-Raiser | Mass ...
By Jacquelyn
Salem State University, which has been generous in supporting the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, is sponsoring an Evening of Poetry with English Professors Ann Taylor and Kevin Carey on September 20th. Ann Taylor. Taylor's collected ...
Mass Poetry - Massachusetts Poetry...

Web6 new results for Poetry
Bonnie "Prince" Billy's "Time To Be Clear" Video ... - Poetry Foundation
Poetry magazine is pleased to debut a new Bonnie Prince Billy (a.k.a. Will Oldham) music video ...
Upcoming Poetry Readings | Front Porch Republic
For those readers who might be interested, I've recently published my first collection of poems, Distant Lands and Near, available here. Also, those who are.
"Now, I'm getting my MFA in Poetry and it might be because Tupac ...
Tupac writing poetry validated poetry as a 'manly' activity. Stupid? Yes. But true. Now I'm getting my MFA in Poetry and it may be because Tupac made it okay for ...
Harvard Mourns a Classmate Attuned to Music, Poetry, and Friendship
A poet and writer—his blockmates recall furious bursts that would ink through journals in a matter of days—Laramie was inspired by poets both classic and ...
IvyGate Lashes Out at Jonah Lehrer's Undergrad Poetry : Harriet ...
Ivygate blog, which we're sure you check every day, has some rather incredulous analysis via-a-vis the dethroned New Yorker journalist Jonah Lehrer.
Alessandro de Francesco. Poetry, Multidimensionality, and Remote ... Alessandro De Francesco, Italian poet and artist, introduced by ...

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