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How to create a web page

I noticed that the curriculum for my English class next fall includes developing a web page.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Statesman

Puzzle pieces: finding the patterns in the poetry

When a new poet published by Faber & Faber starts using ampersands in his poems, you know something is afoot.

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Examiner.com

A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly

The same revolutions within a narrower sphere had place in ancient Rome; but the actions and forms of its social life never seem to have been perfectly saturated with the poetical element.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Roundhouse Poetry Slam to Return as Part of Summer Sessions, July-Aug 2014

The annual Roundhouse Poetry Slam returns for 2014, as part of Summer Sessions, offering young artists aged 16-25 from across the UK the chance to compete for the title of Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion.

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Shelter Island Reporter

'Friends of Frank' poetry reading at library on July 18

Friday Night Dialogues at the Library and the Shelter Island Poetry Project will present "Friends of Frank: Frank O'Hara and the Poets of the New York School" on July 18 at 7 p.m. Once upon a time in New York City in the 1950s, there was a perfect storm of poetry, art, wit and style that completely transformed the postwar landscape of American ... (more)

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Fort Morgan Times

Poetry: One typewriter key at a time

Type Riders II Amy Tingle, left, and Maya Stein write poems on their typewriters using the phrase "jump for joy" as their inspiration and titles.

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Journal and Courier

Prophetstown honors Thoreau with Poetry Night

Prophetstown celebrates Thoreau with Poetry Night Prophetstown State Park will be holding its first Open Nature Poetry Night.

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The Advertiser

Richmond book features, drawings, poetry, fables and walking guide

A FORMER Richmond School pupil has penned a book featuring his own pen and ink drawings, poems, local fables and walking guide.

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The Hartford Courant

Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum

Their love for the poetry of Wallace Stevens means so much to a small group of investors that they have signed a purchase agreement for Stevens' Hartford home with the idea of turning the West End property into a modest museum.

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Republican Journal

Poetry & Spoken Word at Bell The Cat

Former Belfast Poet Laureate Jacob Fricke will guest host the July edition of the bi-monthly open Poetry & Spoken Word Reading in Bell The Cat's performance space Friday evening, July 18. Sign-up, chat, snack and sip at 6:30 p.m. are followed by the reading at 7 p.m. There are a poets table, a great group and a fine time in store.

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Eastern Daily Press

Local acts at Latitude Festival 2014

While Latitude may attract global superstars, there's also a healthy smattering of local acts performing.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Al Bawaba

Al-Karama Party Salon: Where poetry, politics, and performing artists collide

Each Thursday during Ramadan, Al-Karama Party will welcome guests to its Dokki headquarters for a cultural salon featuring Egyptian artists.

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Zap2it.com

BBC America's 'A Poet In New York' explores Dylan Thomas' excess and early demise

Twentieth century poet Dylan Thomas was a man of excess -- and his early demise, at age 39, is captured in BBC America's new TV movie, "A Poet In New York."

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Appleton turns sidewalks into poetry

People walking around Appleton are now encouraged to stop and read the poetry. A public works crew stamped the first poem in the city's new sidewalk poetry program Wednesday morning.

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Monterey County Herald

Dave Stamey headlines Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering

Dave Stamey has been voted Entertainer of the Year, Male Performer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year by the Western Music Association.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Sidewalk poetry debuts in Appleton

Writer Patricia Casten read one of her poems Wednesday as its words were etched into the sidewalk at City Park.

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Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 270

For this week's prompt, take the phrase "Blame ," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.

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NOLA.com

Street Poetry: signs used by street person intrigue art critic Doug MacCash

Street people on Franklin Avenue asking for handouts communicate with drivers via cardboard signs.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Conceptual Poetry Apparel - The JUUN.J Spring/Summer 2015 Collection...

JUUN.J unveiled his Spring/Summer 2015 collection during Paris Fashion Week and stunned his fans with a diverse range of eye-catching pieces.

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Weekender

McBride brings music, food, and life to poetry

The former Poet Laureate of Bucks County has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, was second-place winner of the international Ray Bradbury writing award, and both a finalist and runner-up for the Robert Fraser poetry prize - and she'll bring her enormous talent to the latest Writers Showcase at The Vintage on July 12, along with four other ... (more)

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