September 17, 2021
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Maui Woman Wins National Poetry Award, First for Oiwi Poet | News, Sports, Jobs

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No’u Revilla from Maui, also an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii in the Department of English at Manoa, becomes the first Native Hawaiian poet to win the National Poetry Series competition with her manuscript “Ask the Brindled”. This recognition also secured Revilla its very first book contract with the publisher Milkweed Editions....

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Sandra Lim ponders unanswered questions in ‘The Curious Thing’ poetry collection

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At the turn of the 20th century, composer Charles Ives produced a musical program piece entitled “The Unanswered Question”, in which a plaintive solo trumpet repeatedly asks “the eternal question of existence”. Each time, it is answered by a mocking quartet of atonal woodwinds whose musical phrasing becomes more and more chaotic and dissonant...

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Freddie Gibbs shares freestyle on Drake’s ‘champagne poetry’, seems to be addressing Kendrick’s ‘smoking’ line

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The Big Boss Rabbit himself just jumped on it DuckThe instrumental “Champagne Poésie” by. Saturday, Freddie gibbs released “Vice Lord Poetry”, his interpretation of Drizzy’s CLB opener. And he kicks things off by appearing to respond to a recent line from Kendrick Lamar. “I was a big bunny before my son was born /...

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Poetry workshops for adults with award-winning Malibu poet Ann Buxie

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Join Malibu City Poet Laureate Ann Buxie for two free poetry workshops for adults, Caffeinated Verse and The Write Time. The workshops provide educational and engaging opportunities for community members to express themselves through poetry with a renowned local poet. Caffeinated Verse Workshops includes a featured player, followed by an open mic format for...

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Kazi Nazrul Islam: Poetry, Politics, Praxis

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“ rub your concept blocks together so that they catch fire. “ – Karl Marx The only great Bengali poet from the rural proletariat and the first to have publicly raised the demand for the total independence of colonial India in 1922, Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) enacts insurrectional breaks and breaks with certain ancient...

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Making poetry from Mallarmé’s mistakes

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In 19th century French literary circles, Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898) was celebrated as the high priest of the Symbolist movement, craftsman of complex musical lyrics of a sonorous and dizzying obscurity. For his day job, however, he taught English at Lycée Condorcet, one of the most prestigious lycées in Paris – although in many ways...

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