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  1. Lord Byron in Albanian dress, 1813Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stalbans Review

    ... after the news of his death reached England, the newspaper The Courier gloated: 'Shelley, the writer of some infidel poetry, has been drowned; now he knows whether there is God or no.' His body was cremated on a bonfire on a beach in Viareggio. It ...

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  2. International poetry anthology CAPITALS launched at Jaipur Lit FestRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Jaipur , Jan. 22 : CAPITALS - a poetry anthology on 185 capital cities of the world edited by poet-diplomat Abhay K. was jointly launched by British poet Ruth Padel, American poet and director of the International Writing Programme at the University of Iowa Christopher Merrill, Indian poet and novelist Tabish Khair and the Head of Bloomsbury India Rajiv Beri at the Jaipur Literature Festival yesterday. Ruth Padel read her poem on Damascus and a poem by Gwen Burnyeat on Asuncion.

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  3. RM DareDevilPlay011Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Western Gazette

    ... humour, raw passion and emotion produced by the idealism of these men through immersive storytelling, stirring song, poetry, and movement. A cast of two play multiple roles in a grand theatrical style with music of the period arranged by acclaimed ...

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  4. Indian politicians: a perceptive but askance view from the mofussilRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... to India and straitened circumstances. It was back home in Faizabad that young Rafiq developed a penchant for poetry, being specially in demand at freedom rallies. Not very formally educated, he began becoming a feature at national and international ...

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  5. Blog: 'There's a Trump within all of us'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... Chanda commented, "There are two things all Bengalis must suffer at least once during their lifetime - malaria and poetry." As invitees left the venue after expressing solidarity and hope by lighting candles, they were sniffling and wiping tears. ...

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  6. Patchett, Chabon among nominees for book critics prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... White," and Frances Wilson's "Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey." Pinsky's "At the Foundling Hospital" was a poetry finalist, along with Ishion Hutchinson's "House of Lords and Commons," Tyehimba Jess' "Olio," Bernadette Mayer's "Works and ...

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  7. MUW's Honors Forum to feature Peggy Wallace Kennedy this springRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... affecting life on earth. March 23 -- The Series welcomes Jeanie Thompson, award-winning author of seven volumes of poetry, who will read from her most recent book "The Myth of Water: Poems from the Life of Helen Keller" and discuss Keller's journey ...

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  8. Community Calendar for the week of January 22, 2017Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Library Grisham Room at an exhibit opening reception. Free to the public. Call 662-325-2506 for more information. Poetry reading -- Catherine Pierce reads from her new book of poetry, "The Tornado is the World," at 7:30 p.m. in Colvard Union's ...

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  9. UGA community honors the life of Judith Ortiz CoferRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... has published many works, including The Line of the Sun, A Love Story Beginning in Spanish, The Latin Deli: Prose & Poetry, and most recently, The Cruel Country. Cofer received numerous honors and awards throughout her career, including grants from ...

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  10. The Drawing Center opens first solo museum exhibition of visual works by Jackson Mac LowRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Art Daily

    In Jackson Mac Low: Lines-Letters-Words, The Drawing Center presents the first solo museum exhibition of visual works by Jackson Mac Low that span the multidisciplinary artist's practice from the 1940s to the 2000s. Tracing the arc of his creative output, specifically through the lens of drawing and handwriting, this exhibition provides a new understanding of Mac Low's oeuvre outside of the world of poetry.

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  11. Whata s It Worth?: British arts magazine, brewera s potteryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... in London. Devoted to the visual arts, it included reviews of exhibitions and articles about artists, along with some poetry. It was lavishly illustrated. The origins go back to 1851, when the publisher - Cassell - began a journal covering the Great ...

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  12. Celebration, anthologies honor Topeka-born - towering genius' Gwendolyn BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... was first cousins with Gwendolyn Brooks, is helping organize "a great, grand celebration, not only of her life but of poetry," to take place in June. (Sherman Smith/The Capital-Journal) Gwendolyn Brooks helped unveil the sign for the park dedicated ...

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  13. Poet Kennelly honoured after his return home to 'Bally'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... people and the rhyme that we had: "Brendan's dulcet tones and cheery disposition have won him so many fans and his poetry is as popular today as it ever was, if not more so. His work has retained a loyal and appreciative audience to this day." "I ...

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  14. Poet and activist speaks at Gsu MLK CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... Giovanni, often described as an activist as well as a poet, has held back much between the publication of her first poetry collection, "Black Feeling, Black Talk," 49 years ago, and "A Good Cry," due out in October. Giovanni, University ...

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  15. Helm sets new horizons for creative writersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Free Press

    ... artist with a tie to missing individuals. "After James is a novel about everything - neuroscience, pharmaceuticals, poetry, Neanderthals, the end of time, the beginning of time, chiasmus, sex, spelunking, computer hacks, the sublime, the stoned, ...

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  16. Smiley librarya s weekly silent auction features these 6 worksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... by C. Leroy Baldridge; a third edition of “Equality” by Edward Bellamy; a first edition of “Poetry and Drama” by T. S. Eliot; “The Growth of the American Nation” by Henry Pratt Judson LL.D. and a first ...

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  17. STORY hosts curtain raiser for Children's Literary Meet in KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... words. Children will get an opportunity to listen to poems, write one and shout it out too! Isha Daga will hold a poetry workshop where participants will draw inspiration from cue tiles. Same day, Dana Roy will regale the young brigade with stories ...

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  18. American Life in Poetry: 'All the Questions' by Robert Tremmel - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Those of you who've returned home to visit parents may recognize the way the familiar and the strange wash together in this wise and peaceful poem by Robert Tremmel. The poet is from Iowa and his most recent book is "There is a Naked Man" (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2010).

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  19. Kristen Stewart On Her "Masochistic" Directorial Debut...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Deadline

    As an actress, she's worked with a number of today's auteurs such as Woody Allen, Jodie Foster, Olivier Assayas and Sean Penn, and now Kristen Stewart is stepping behind the camera with her directorial debut short Come Swim . Reminiscent of Terrence Malick's cinematic poetry in its metaphorical, visceral images and whispering voiceovers by Stewart, Come Swim follows a young man's emotional pan as he is oversaturated and then parched by water.

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  20. Gibbes Museum pairs bucolic Fraser landscapes with bold Lawrence printsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... there, but there's also an aspect of celebration and pride, pride in work," she said. "There's a lot of visual poetry in what he does." Lawrence was born in 1917 in Atlantic City, N.J., and grew up in Philadelphia and New York City. As a teenager ...

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