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2 hrs ago | Newsday
"Come into our den," says poet Ryan Van Winkle, pulling back a blanket hung from cord to reveal an accordion and a scattering of cushions.
5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Who hasn't wished he or she could talk to a carnival worker and find out what their lives are like? Everybody, perhaps, but the carnival workers.
10 hrs ago | Examiner.com
In life, the moments when "it all comes together" sneak up on you. For singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Mark Erelli, that moment happened one random afternoon in his basement studio.
14 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald
As the bullets and bombs cascaded around them in the trenches, brave soldiers found solace in writing verses about their plight.
17 hrs ago | Examiner.com
"What is poetry ?" Some provide the answer of it being the interpretation of beauty in a line and a verse.
18 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune
The old poet is dressed in black, his platinum-blond hair rakishly moussed. He stands amid the hubbub, facing a stern test of his crafted words and carnival-barker delivery.
Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.
A listing on Vancouver.ca says the city is accepting nominations for the position of poet laureate, an honorary position that lasts two to three years.
This Weekend, The New York Times went all in for poetry. In addition to six - count 'em - articles about poetry in the Review, the Times also included an entire panel in its "Room for Debate" section in which the mostly white and mostly male panelists responded to the essentially rhetorical question " Does Poetry Matter? " with some version of the ... (more)
Colorado Springs police officers drove up to an apartment at 6228 Twin Oaks Dr. on the night of Monday, March 31, 2008.
T.S. Eliot was born in America, moved to England in the early 1900s and became a citizen, then returned to America years later to teach at Harvard.
Larry thinks all poetry is local. The place you are enters your voice and shapes your poems.
City Lore and The Bronx Museum of the Arts are teaming up to celebrate immigrant communities, with a special edition of Bronx Stories, a collaborative series that hosts storytellers, poets, and musicians.
Those who have read a bit of satirical poetry will remember the acerbic Alexander Pope famed for his long, four-versions poem, The Dunciad.
Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist will be in L.A. this weekend to talk about art and Instagram at the Million Dollar Theatre.
Ian Forbes, who lives in Perth, Australia, was brought up in Selkirk. Pictured here with a book containing a poem by Will Ogilvie that hadn't been credited to him.
A series of heartfelt and inspirational poems, " God's Resume : A Collection of Spiritual Poems" is author Ronnie Fletcher 's third book.
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