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2 hrs ago | ElmLeaves

Program explores poetry, philosophy behind Frank Lloyd Wright's vision

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust kicks off its Thursday night series at Oak Park's Unity Temple with the scholar Karen Karbiener's presentation, "Emerson and Whitman: The Poets Who Inspired Wright" on Sept.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

4 hrs ago | Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 276

If you haven't yet, be sure to check out my announcement of the 2015 Poet's Market .

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8 hrs ago | Roselle Park News

Open Mic Poetry Night August 27th

An evening of poetry and music as well as an opportunity to learn about the young artists of the current art exhibit "Twisted Tales" will take place from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery .

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9 hrs ago | This is Local London

PJ Harvey and Peter Tatchell to be honoured by Goldsmiths

Multi-award winning singer PJ Harvey will join a gay rights campaigner, architect, cartoonist and poet as the latest honorary degree holders at Goldsmiths.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, PJ Harvey, Gay/Lesbian, Arts, Transgender

11 hrs ago | Scoop

Innocence and Experience Celebrated on National Poetry Day

The top three placegetters in the inaugural Dunedin Secondary Schools' Poetry Competition will join four of the country's most revered poets, as the Dunedin City Library opens its doors for an evening of celebration on National Poetry Day.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Dominion Post

Rhymes on road for poetry day

To mark National Poetry Day, poets will be riding buses in Wellington and Auckland delivering verse, including some about public transport etiquette.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Ron Singer will read and sign his poetry chapbook "Look to Mountains, ...

Ron Singer will read and sign his poetry chapbook "Look to Mountains, Look to Sea" Friday, Aug. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. at WORKS Bookstore & Gallery, 21 East Main St./Route 1. "Look to the Mountains, Look to the Sea" chronicles Singer's summer sojourns in Maine since 1969.

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Related Topix: Arts, Deer-Isle, ME, Weld, ME

Daily Times

Lioness of Iran' dies at 87' : August 19, 2014,

DUBAI Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported.

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Vineyard Gazette Online

Poets Celebrate Gay Head Light

Legacy of Light: Poems for the Gay Head Lighthouse was recently released and holds a collection of poems submitted by Island and off-Island writers celebrating the lighthouse.

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Related Topix: Arts, West Tisbury, MA

Herald Gazette

Jam, poetry potluck at Old Number Nine

An open folk, blues and jazz jam is set for Saturday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Old Number Nine gallery space, 9 Friendship St./Route 220.

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Dominion Post

Rhymes on road for poetry day

To mark National Poetry Day, poets will be riding buses in Wellington and Auckland delivering verse, including some about public transport etiquette.

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Related Topix: Arts

Daily Times

Lioness of Iran' dies at 87' : August 19, 2014,

DUBAI Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Ron Singer will read and sign his poetry chapbook "Look to Mountains, ...

Ron Singer will read and sign his poetry chapbook "Look to Mountains, Look to Sea" Friday, Aug. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. at WORKS Bookstore & Gallery, 21 East Main St./Route 1. "Look to the Mountains, Look to the Sea" chronicles Singer's summer sojourns in Maine since 1969.

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Related Topix: Arts, Deer-Isle, ME, Weld, ME

The Day

Beauty will beat darkness

The Kyiv-based artist Natalia Kucher called her exhibit "The Window Opens on the Garden" .

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The Jewish Journal

Where Jews of color go to 'feel normal' at summer camp

On a cool Sunday evening, Jewish campers with nervous smiles took to the stage one by one to perform poems they had composed on the theme of identity.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, African-American, Arts

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Press-Telegram

A time to reflect on the poetry, lyricism of suicide

Our grandmother, who we loved so much it still breaks our heart, said a couple of weird things when she passed 100 years of age.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

On the Bookshelf

Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention.

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Ludlow Advertiser

Tenbury High School pupils get poetic to remember First World War

Modern day war poets at Tenbury High School are: Gemma Lambert, Luke Staples, Will Powis, and Kit Garbutt; Piers Van Straaten, Beth Edwards, Grace Everall, Eve Watson, Kitty Houchin, James Whistance, and Lucy Ayres; and The 1914 to 1918 conflict is remembered for many things including the work of war poets like Wilfred Owen and Sigfried Sassoon, ... (more)

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Bellingham Herald

Poets Robert Lashley and Jessica Lohafer read at Redlight

Bellingham poet Robert Lashley reads from his recent book, "The Homeboy Songs," with fellow poet Jessica Lohafer opening, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at the Redlight, 1017 N. State St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Summit, WA, Arts, Tacoma, WA

MLive.com

Flint native is in the running to receive $25,800 for poetry fellowship

Sarah Carson, a Flint native now living in Chicago, is in the running for $25,800 for a fellowship after entering a contest open to anyone between 21 and 31 years old.

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