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1 hr ago | Bournemouth Echo

Flower beds dedicated to poet Rupert Brooke, who discovered poetry in Bournemouth

To commemorate the beginning of the First World War, two flower beds in the Lower Gardens will pay tribute to the poet Rupert Brooke, whose work was heavily influenced by his frequent visits to the town in the 1900s and 1910s.

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3 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

Poetry at the Opera House to celebrate family

Opera House Arts will present Maine poet Gibson Fay-Leblanc, Deer Isle writer Deborah Cummins and local guest readers in an evening of poetry celebrating family on Tuesday, August 5, at 7 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House.

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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Beat poetry comes to the 13th Annual Outsound New Music Summit

Last night in the Capp Street Concert Hall of the Community Music Center, the 13th Annual Outsound New Music Summit presented its first concert.

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7 hrs ago | CFR.org

TWE Remembers: World War I Poetry

A French officer stands near a cemetery for soldiers killed on the front lines of World War I at Saint-Jean-sur-Tourbe on the Champagne front, December 1916.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Arts, France, World News

11 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Courts prove an inspiration to grandfather in his poetry

And he has used some of his experiences to influence his poetry, which is being published in a book for the first time.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hills News

Castle Hill RSL Sub-branch's Anzac centenary poetry competition

The competition has been organised in the lead-up to Anzac Day next year - the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.

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Asopa People

100 of the best as Jimmy Drekore's bush poetry is published

A Bush Poet's Poetical Blossom by Jimmy Drekore, Pukpuk Publishing, 2014. Soon available on Amazon.

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Nashville Scene

Get Sucked In: The Return of Poetry Sucks! Saturday at Fond Object

Poet and Third Man Books anthology editor Chet Weise is back from his Fortress of Suckitude to present a new installment of his irregularly occurring but always worthwhile Poetry Sucks! series - this time in conjunction with Fond Object and The Red Arrow Gallery in East Nashville.

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ClickOnDetroit

Live in the D: Detroit Poetry Slam team

WE HOPE YOUR WEDNESDAY IS OFF TO A GREAT START. YOU'RE WATCHING "LIVE IN THE D." THERE ARE A GROUP OF POETS AND POETRY IS SUCH A WONDERFUL THING WE DON'T CELEBRATE NOW WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE DETROIT POETRY SLAM TEAM.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentArcade Fire chats rock, The Clash & Yeats

The epic poems of William Butler Yeats are rarely invoked by rock musicians as an artistic template, but Arcade Fire's William Pierce Butler is a happy exception.

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Related Topix: Arts, Chula Vista, CA

Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 273

There are only a few constants in my life: One of them is that I know I'll share a prompt and poem on Wednesdays.

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The Millions (A Blog about Books)

"Poetry is like a pinch, a twist of the skin"

Our own Nick Ripatrazone has been on a roll lately. Apart from the many articles he's written for The Millions , he's got a forthcoming collection of short fiction that includes works he published in Esquire and The Kenyon Review .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Style Weekly

Digging for Fire

When an accomplished poet writes fiction, you can be sure the language will be evocative and memorable.

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MassLive.com

Vitamin P for Poetry series returns to Springfield libraries

Maria Luisa Arroyo, of Springfield reading her poem at the awards ceremony for the Springfield City Library 2006 Poetry Contest at the Central Library in Springfield in 2006.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, Springfield, MA, Indian-Orchard, MA

Northern Life

Putting poetry on the bus

Greater Sudbury poet laureate Tom Leduc has launched a project where poetry written by Sudburians will be displayed in transit buses.

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Related Topix: Arts, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

The Deerfield Valley News

Poetry Readings at Bartleby's Books

Bartleby's Books will host three poetry reading by three poets on Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Becker, Boston University, Marlboro College, University of Vermont

Examiner.com

A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly

The poetry of Dante may be considered as the bridge thrown over the stream of time, which unites the modern and ancient world.

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BroadwayWorld.com

James Messam Offers New Poetry Collection

Author James Messam expresses the ideas, dreams and aspirations of characters who don't have a means to express it for themselves in his new collection of poetry " Lyrical Fountain " .

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Lake District hotel is home to poetry

Seen with some of the poems are hotel manager Tony Holden, Danielle Hardy and Zaffar Kunial, poet in residence at Dove Cottage THE literary heritage of the Lake District took a 'small' turn when the landmark Lindeth Howe Hotel branched out with a special display of haiku poems.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Bombardment by Richard Aldington - read by Terry Butcher

Richard Aldington, who married his poet partner Hilda Doolittle in 1913, joined the army in 1916 and was commissioned into the Royal Sussexs regiment in 1917.

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