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2 hrs ago | Newsday

Poetry show pulls audience of one

"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.

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Related Topix: Arts, Holland, MI

5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

American Life in Poetry - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 PST

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.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

New Music Alert, Mark Erelli to release Master Album of Bill Morrissey songs

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.

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Related Topix: Folk, Arts, Portland, ME

14 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

Poetry kept Falkirk soldiers' spirits high in WWI trenches

As the bullets and bombs cascaded around them in the trenches, brave soldiers found solace in writing verses about their plight.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland,

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Poetry seen in the light of 'the echo and the shadow dancer'

"What is poetry ?" Some provide the answer of it being the interpretation of beauty in a line and a verse.

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18 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune

Poetry zealot challenges Sin City with words

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.

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Related Topix: Arts, Games, Poker, Orange County, CA

22 hrs ago | Wakefield Express

Find out what Wakefield really knows with poetry and prose

The third annual festival returns with 12 days of reading and writing activities from Friday, September 19 until Tuesday September, 30. Scottish born poet and writer, Jackie Kay, will kick off the festival with a reading of poems and short stories on Friday evening.

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Related Topix: Arts, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Live music to celebrate Wandle Park restoration

Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.

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Canada.com

Vancouver looking for a new poet laureate

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.

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Related Topix: Arts

MetaFilter

How Much Does "Does Poetry Matter" Matter?

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)

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Denver Post

Colorado Springs: man's jealous obsession for young woman reflected in poetry

Colorado Springs police officers drove up to an apartment at 6228 Twin Oaks Dr. on the night of Monday, March 31, 2008.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, Arts

World Magazine

Bucket List Books: The poetry of T.S. Eliot

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.

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Duke City Fix

Merimee Moffitt commented on The DitchRider's blog post The...

Larry thinks all poetry is local. The place you are enters your voice and shapes your poems.

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The New Zealand Herald

Classic CD: Henry Wong Doe

Verdict: A fascinating range of New Zealand landscapes magnificently caught, in a recording that no Kiwi CD player should be without.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNAInfo.com

6 Things to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

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.

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Related Topix: The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, Arts, Corona, NY, Queens, NY, Hudson, NY, Yonkers, NY

In-depth Africa

Disasters: Between, Beneath hooves of America

Those who have read a bit of satirical poetry will remember the acerbic Alexander Pope famed for his long, four-versions poem, The Dunciad.

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Los Angeles Times

Moment of Friday: Hans Ulrich Obrist talks Instagram and poetry

Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist will be in L.A. this weekend to talk about art and Instagram at the Million Dollar Theatre.

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Related Topix: Arts, Switzerland, World News, Entertainment

Berwickshire News

Mystery over author of poem is resolved

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.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

New Book of Poetry God's Resume is Released

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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World Magazine

The poetry of death

We interrupt our biweekly examination of lifestyles to bring a brief reminder of death.

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Related Topix: Arts, France, World News

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