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  1. Park Slope Planner: The Best Events September 18-21Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Park Slope Stoop

    ... and Nicole Schulman, will give a visual history and perform works from the magazine live. How much: Free! Ecological Poetry In The Age Of Climate Crisis When: Friday, September 19, 7pm Where: The Old Stone House , 366 3rd Street What: Prize-winning ...

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  2. Happy to be at Hapa-palooza festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Vancouver Courier

    ... celebration of mixed roots, arts and ideas after she saw a video of him performing "My Mother's Howl." Wen is a slam poetry competition champion. "The way he shares his story is going to be very powerful and exciting," she said. Wen will share ...

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  3. Transcending barriers: Software to break down the wall within the Sindhi languageRead the original story

    57 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... Meanwhile, Ali Hassan Mallah, a Jamshoro-based software manufacturer with a knack for Sindhi literature and poetry, claims to have already made a transliteration software. Dr Virender Kalra Having previously prepared a transliteration software for ...

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  4. Likely Stories: Best Reads of Last 5 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... by Billy Collins. This collection, by my favorite poet, sparkles with all the wit and humor, which characterizes his poetry. 2010-11 - Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff. Schiff has written one of the most entertaining biographies I have ever read. ...

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  5. "I Think She Was a She" Slam-Poetry Video Will Give You ChillsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Popsugar.com

    Prepare to be floored by this moving spoken-word account of a woman's experience with abortion. Slam poet Leyla Josephine performs with complete calm and confidence as she speaks about her decision to not keep her child and what she says adds important elements that many conversations about abortion lack.

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  6. Student poet hopes Obama finds "escape" in her workRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    At a ceremony to announce the 2014 National Student Poets Thursday , first lady Michelle Obama told winners the president took the time to read each student's work, and is a poetry fan himself. "We've all read your stuff and it's amazing.

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  7. Student poet: Obama reading my poems is "crazy"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    Madeleine LeCesne, one of five National Student Poets named in 2014, participated in a poetry reading Thursday at the White House.

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  8. Aesthetically ItRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Insight News

    ... up at 10 p.m. every Tuesday at the Blue Nile in Minneapolis. Show starts at 11 p.m. BdotCroc, Guante, Anna Binkovitz Poetry, Ollie Schminkey and MAMADU perform at this event to speak out against street harassment, while making the connections ...

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  9. Poet's notebook: Poets and scientists uniteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... is money. Big oil, big NRA, and the big Koch brothers support them; forget about scientists and poets. Poetry's a minority taste, though many Americans turn to it in times of need. Symbolic of Republican disdain, only Democratic ...

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  10. Americanafest 2014 artist interview: Tom FreundRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Americana singer-songwriter Tom Freund has been performing professionally for over 20 years, all the way back to 1992 when he formed a band with good friend Ben Harper. Since that time, this New York native turned Californian has found success with his gentle vocals and lyrical poetry.

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  11. Blake Griffin Trades Slam Dunks for Slam PoetryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mashable

    Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin is well known for his spectacular slam dunks. His slam poetry? Not so much.

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  12. Scotland goes to the polls: Here's a look at the U.K.'s amazing front pages on referendum dayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Post

    ... the UK's most staunchly unionist newspaper, goes for an evocative flag-waving image and some more Robert Burns poetry. But the lighting does make it look a little like the sun is setting on the UK. Oops! It seems that the Daily Express and Daily ...

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  13. Five High School Students Receive Nation's Top Honor for Youth PoetsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    Third Class of the National Student Poets Program has been selected by White House Committee to Serve as National Poetry Ambassadors First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a poetry reading in honor of the 2014 National Student Poets in the Blue Room of the White House, Sept. 18, 2014.

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  14. Greenlight Bookstore & Peck's Specialty Food Launch the Book/Plate Event SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GalleyCat

    ... a seat typically covers both the food and a copy of the book. Tonight's dinner features Saeed Jones and his new poetry collection, Prelude to Bruise . Matthew Gavin Frank will headline the September 30th dinner and talk about his essay, "Preparing ...

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  15. Remarks by the First Lady at National Student Poet ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The White House

    ... wanted to help them engage with their communities, and we wanted to do our part to share the gifts and wonders that poetry offers with a new generation. As my favorite poet, Maya Angelou, once said, nothing is so frightening as writing, but nothing ...

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  16. Prince Charles to be part of marathon Dylan Thomas readingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Dylan Thomas 100 festival, has recorded the poem "Fern Hill," which is slated to be played in October. "For National Poetry Day, I was very glad, if somewhat hesitant -- to be able to record a reading of one of my personal favorites, 'Fern Hill,' ...

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  17. National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... fiction category and "The Unwinding" by George Packer for nonfiction, while "Incarnadine" by Mary Szybist took the poetry prize and "The Thing About Luck" by Cynthia Kadohata won the young people's literature prize. For nonfiction, the works that ...

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  18. Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Class Allegations for Vague PleadingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... Civil Rules, and Twombly they did reign." Ironically, whatever these names may have in common with Carroll's nonsense poetry, they stand for the proposition that a Complaint must contain sufficient notice of what the defendant has done wrong for the ...

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  19. Hingston: Jacqueline Baker takes liberties for the sake of a good ghost storyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... is also deeply embarrassed at having never published a book - only stories, in magazines like Weird Tales; some prose poetry of questionable value; and thousands of long-winded letters. Among his only comforts is the city of Providence itself, where ...

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  20. Berkeley scholar offers revisioning of traditional holy days prayers, practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | J

    ... Individuals and congregations over the years have found Falk's liturgy very much to their needs. In her workshops on poetry and prayer, and in letters from readers she's never met, she often hears that her work has changed lives. "I think what that ...

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