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1 hr ago | Parksville Qualicum News

Memoirs, poetry, writing

Nanaimo's first poet laureate, Naomi Beth Wakan, will be doing a reading from her book of memoirs at the Qualicum Beach Library on Sept.

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5 hrs ago | Fodor's

What We're Reading This Week: Poetry, Gardening Histories, The Great Oxford Comma Debate

It's almost Labor Day, and I'm thinking about women who paved the way for later generations.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Northborough: Monthly poetry program for kids at Northborough Library

Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., has announced a new monthly poetry program for kids in grades 4 and 5. Want to create poetry in some fun and interesting ways.

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Scotsman.com

The international language of poetry

With Edinburgh in full festival swing this month, I have enjoyed a selection of what's on offer and also various events and connections which refer back to this year's StAnza festival in March.

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Examiner.com

Baltimore author feels 'A Peace of Poetry' on her heart

She felt a tugging on her heartstrings and was compelled to write. Thus began the journey of author Tammy Drayton, who just released her first book entitled, 'A Peace of Poetry'.

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Related Topix: Arts, Towson University

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Natasha Trethewey places poetry archive at Emory

Former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is placing her archive at Emory University, where she is an English professor and director of the Creative Writing Program.

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Auburn Reporter

Foursome to perform Poetry at The Station Bistro

Poetry at The Station Bistro presents the works of Dennis Caswell, David D. Horowitz, Judith Skillman and Michael Spence on Wednesday, Sept.

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Racked

Crucial Update: Beyonce, Boobs, Surfboard, Poetry, Hair, FASHION

There's a lot going on in Beyonce's cover feature in CR Fashion Book's Issue 5. That makes sense.

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Stawell Times-News

Stawell students qualify for German Poetry finals

Stawell Primary School grade fi ve and six students who will be competing in the state German Poetry finals in Melbourne this weekend Tahlia, Laura, Olivia and Leilanie.

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Times of Oman

Nasheed singer's 'songs of life' draw inspiration from Omani poetry

What is life, if not poetry, If not a beautiful symphony? In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile...' For Ahmad Al Rasbi, life is one beautiful song, meant to be celebrated and shared with others.

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Nashville Scene

The vivid, sometimes vulgar poetry of Catullus fuels MTSU composer Michael Linton's latest album

The Roman poet Catullus' affair with his mistress Lesbia may not be the greatest love story in the history of Western literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, Opera

National Public Radio

Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize

In this 1998 photo, President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton are seen at the White House with Poets Laureate Robert Pinsky Rita Dove and Robert Haas .

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SeacoastOnline

Poetry and visual art converge in 'Ekphrasis' at Kittery Art Association

This image from Lanternfest in South Berwick on Aug. 20, titled "Fireflies," was shot by Kittery Art Association member Bill Moore and will be on display in the latest exhibit, "Ekphrasis."

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Related Topix: Arts, South Berwick, ME, Photography, Kittery Point, ME

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lee Virtual School student: Prayers don't belong in lesson

Emarie Wakefiled is a Lee County third-grade virtual student who wants what she calls prayers removed from her online reading lessons.

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Related Topix: Arts, Home Schooling, Education, Education Etc.

Nuvo.net

WARMfest: of Montreal on film, poetry, tapes

I had just started my position as music editor at NUVO when Joyful Noise put out that glorious, 10-album cassette box set of work by of Montreal.

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Psychology Today

The Poetry of Fear

Why do teenagers love roller coasters and horror films? Perhaps they have discovered for themselves what the poet Wordsworth proclaimed, that "poetry is powerful emotion recollected in tranquility."

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Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester Poetry Festival to mark Great War outbreak

THE outbreak of the First World War will be marked with a series of centenary events and readings at Winchester 's inaugural poetry festival.

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New Yorker

Poetry Podcast: Lucie Brock-Broido Reads Franz Wright

This month on the Poetry Podcast, Lucie Brock-Broido reads "Recurring Awakening," by Franz Wright.

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NewsOK.com

Arab American Book Award winners to be honored

The poetry award went to Philip Metres' "A Concordance of Leaves," an epic wedding poem recalling the author's visit to the Palestinian West Bank for his sister's wedding.

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The Brooklyn Paper

Three-day-long performance combines Emily Dickinson with disco music

Set pieces: "Emily Dickinson Outer Space!" producer Jordan Harrison, director Michelle Sutherland, and stage and production manager Isabel Cervantes, back, pose with the building blocks of their outer space set.

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