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39 min ago | OUPblog

Top five hip hop references in poetry

Hip hop has influenced a generation of poets coming to prominence, poets I call "The Inheritors of Hip Hop."

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2 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

The Land Before Yoghurt: Sunderland lecturer launches poetry collection

Lecturer Alistair Robinson, the degree programme leader for Journalism and News Journalism at the University of Sunderland, is launching The Land Before Yoghurt next week.

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6 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Blame The Typewriter - The Poetry Of Rodger Martin

As part of National Poetry month, NHPR's Sean Hurley has been introducing us to a New Hampshire poet every Friday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Now Toronto

An encounter with a homeless man leads to a rich performance piece of song and poetry

After Kim's Convenience, where does writer/performer Ins Choi go? Into the serendipitous and the mystical with a solo show called Subway Stations Of The Cross.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Painting and Poetry to Mingle at COM's International Poetry Day...

For Anya Ezhevskaya , art is worth the mess. In a unique live painting and poetry talk at College of the Mainland April 22 at 12:30 p.m. in the COM Fine Arts Building, she will demonstrate her seriously lighthearted approach to art.

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Examiner.com

Poetry as a healing path in medicine

This video highlights Raphael Campo - a physician and a poet who requires his medical students to not only read, but to write poetry as a facet of their medical training.

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KUT-FM Austin

Video: Austin Notables Read Poetry by Kealing Middle School Students

To commemorate National Poetry Month, we've been airing poems by the students of Kealing Middle School' s Blank Page writing program every day this April.

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Fort Morgan Times

Spring poetry reading and workshop at Morgan Community College

Uche Ogbuji is the editor for Kin Poetry Journal and The Nervous Breakdown, and also blogs at Copia and micro-blogs on Twitter.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Poetry Out Loud: Hannah Gould

We're continuing our Poetry Out Loud feature with Hannah Gould, a Junior at Jesse Remington High School.

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San Jose Mercury News

Cupertino: Poetry contest for middle, high school students

The Cupertino Library's Teen Poetry Contest deadline is May 1 for high school and middle school students in the Santa Clara County Library District.

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South Wales Argus

Writing helped Newport man cope with son's fatal stabbing

AN inspirational Newport granddad who suffered double tragedy after his son was killed and death of his wife has channelled his grief into writing and has just had his first book published.

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Washington Times

Lincoln Log Cabin marks poetry month with speaker

Author Dan Guillory is scheduled to give a program of poems, notes and stories at the site's Visitor Center Auditorium on April 26. He is an emeritus professor of English at Millikin University in Decatur and the author of "The Lincoln Poems."

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BroadwayWorld.com

Tom Hiddleston Calls Shakespeare's Poetry 'A Labyrinth'

Internationally celebrated stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston eloquently discusses the the finer points of the poetry implicit in the language of William Shakespeare as part of a preview clip of a forthcoming documentary centering on the Bard.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Annual Estes Valley Library Poetry Caf is April 24

The spotlight is on and the microphone ready for the tenth annual Poetry Cafe sponsored by the Estes Valley Library and Park Elementary School.

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The Labradorian

Nominees for NL Book Awards announced

In the Writers' Alliance Fiction Award category, the finalists are "Strays" by Ed Kavanagh; "Caught" by Lisa Moore and Wangersky for "Whirl Away" .

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New Yorker

Poetry Podcast: Michael Dickman Reads Ellen Bryant Voigt

This month on the Poetry Podcast, Michael Dickman reads " Cow ," by Ellen Bryant Voigt, which juxtaposes the pastoral aspects of farm life with its violent realities: a girl held out a handful of grass calling the cow as you would a dog no dice so what if she recoiled to see me burst from the house with an axe I held it by the blade I tapped with ... (more)

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City of Boston

Mayor Walsh Announces Poet Laureate Search During National Poetry Month

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced a search for Boston's next Poet Laureate and assembled a diverse and distinguished search committee.

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Examiner.com

CPL to Hold 15th Annual Poetry Fest at Harold Washington Library Center

The writings of a World War II poet, killed in Normandy in 1944, are re-discovered by the daughter he never knew.

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PennLive.com

Bucknell's Poetry Path is public art meant to be heard: Not far by car

What feelings that childhood poem evokes! Freedom! Hold on tight! On top of the world! Hearing the words, we can almost feel our legs pumping faster, or hear ourselves begging to be pushed just a little higher.

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Maple Ridge News

Students showcase talents at Poetry Slam

In a high school auditorium, dark but packed with teens, the young poets walked up on stage and into the spotlight, and unflinchingly bared a bit of their soul.

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