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Patent Poetry: Inventor’s Patent Academy Aims to Increase Diversity | AEON Law

Online IP Course Aims to stimulate diversity In the field of patents Invent Together, an intellectual property diversity advocacy group, has announcement the launch of The Inventor’s Patent Academy (TIPA), an e-learning course designed to educate inventors from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds about the U.S. patent system. According to Invent Together, TIPA was designed to […]

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ProjectASHA organizes a poetry prize for women in Nigeria; Vweta Chadwick Poetry Prize Competition 2022

The Vweta Chadwick Poetry Prize(VCPP) is an annual poetry competition organized by ProjectASHA in honor of its founder and hitherto Director of Global Programs, Vweta Chadwick (1988-2020). Vweta was a champion for the rights of women and girls. She founded ProjectASHA as an NGO and vehicle to advance the rights of women and girls in […]

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JOAN SULLIVAN Two new poetry books to take you on a literary journey

Passengers: poems By Michael CrummeyAnansi House$19.99.116pages As is always the case with Michael Crummey, his writing in “Passengers” is multiple, enriching multiple readings and open to inspiring who knows what theater script or music album. As the title suggests, it’s about travel: viewpoints, transition, and both the transience and grounding of human experience. With the […]

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Where poetry is labeled extremism

Ranil Wickremesinghe, now President of Sri Lanka, attends a presentation during the 2017 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, January 17, 2017. Photo: World Economic Forum/ Mattias Nutt/Flickr I am writing this on the morning of July 22 looking at footage from the early hours of that morning showing soldiers and police attacking demonstrators, […]

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Poetry in motion | Cape Town Gazette

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waiting for the Webb telescope my whole life. And the photos did not disappoint. After all, it’s not every day that we glimpse the dawn of time! What was truly amazing was the explanation that the first images captured an area of ​​the universe so small it […]

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First Test: 2022 Lucid Air Grand Touring is Conscious Automotive Poetry | Regional News

The origin stories behind the branding of electric car maker Lucid Motors are fascinating. For a good understanding, I had the opportunity to visit the headquarters in Newark, California to meet designers, engineers, software developers and communications managers as they discussed the intimate details of the two the company’s latest models, highlighting the first series […]

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New Bedford Poet Laureate Sarah Jane Mulvey teaches how to write poetry

NEW BEDFORD — Poetry is not dead. Sarah Jane Mulvey, motivated in her role as New Bedford Poet Laureatesaid she wanted everyone to know that anyone can write poetry, and it can be about anything. “You’re taught in school that’s this thing you have to analyze…they automatically think back to that Shakespeare class,” Mulvey, 33, […]

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EDITORIAL: The power of poetry in our lives | Editorial

THE FREE STAR LANCE: WHEN it comes to reading, books no longer hold the weight they once did with American readers. The reasons vary, but the time required to read a book certainly has something to do with it. Perhaps that’s why “beach readings” are so popular. For many of us, the holidays are the […]

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Patent Poetry: Inventor’s Patent Academy Aims to Increase Diversity | AEON Law

Aims to stimulate diversity In the field of patents Invent Together, an intellectual property diversity advocacy group, has announcement the launch of The Inventor’s Patent Academy (TIPA), an e-learning course designed to educate inventors from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds about the U.S. patent system. According to Invent Together, TIPA was designed to make patenting more […]

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Editorial: The power of poetry in our lives | Editorial

WHEN it comes to reading, books no longer hold the weight they once did with American readers. The reasons vary, but the time required to read a book certainly has something to do with it. Perhaps that’s why “beach readings” are so popular. For many of us, the holidays are the only time we have […]

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Poetry and foreign trade amid classical architecture

The crested letters, “VR”, adorn the wall of the former British consulate in Zhenjiang. They represent Victoria Reign, of Queen Victoria of Great Britain. As a great place to start a visit to Zhenjiang, they are just a hint to much more history to come, from Chinese dynasties dating back to when William the Conqueror […]

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Aversion to poetry? it is not a surprise

I wonder what misguided curriculum consultant decided it was “educationally criminal” to get kids to memorize poems and recite them in class (“Rhymes and misdemeanours,” July 17)? I go back further than Gabrielle Carey. Rockdale Elementary School in the 1950s was old fashioned that way, but it’s amazing how many poetry snippets I remember. Many […]

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Physics and poetry in radical collaboration

July 22, 2022&ball; Physics 15, 111 When physicists and poets work together, they can challenge existing paradigms. But these collaborations need bigger platforms to realize their full artistic, scientific and societal potential. Courtesy of A. Catanzano Catanzano with Beacham on the CERN campus. Catanzano argues that for art-science relationships to reach their full potential, the […]

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The bookseller – Commentary – We are missing the essentials of Instagram poetry

The tongue will not stand still, it never has. And since poems are made of language, what are they supposed to do in the digital age – where cut, pasted and transmitted text changes the way we think and communicate: lie down and think about England? Instagram poetry has received a lot of press in […]

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Room with a view: aboard the Avalon Water’s Poetry II on a cruise on the Rhône

You don’t have to leave the ship to see the rolling landscapes of the French countryside. Trupti Biradar reports from Poetry II of Avalon Waterway. THE BOAT The Poetry of Avalon Waterways II THE ROAD Sailing on the Rhône in a northerly direction from Arles to Lyon in eight days. On its long journey to […]

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Words, music and dance combine in Echo Chamber Toronto’s ‘Poetry in Motion’

Music and dance are linked at the hip although they are rarely seen in such close proximity. Even when the dance is performed to live music, the players are mostly out of sight. Echo Chamber Toronto, founded four years ago by National Ballet Orchestra violinist and concertmaster Aaron Schwebel, aims to change that. Echo Chamber’s […]

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A week of events in Cambridge and Somerville, from Sidewalk Poetry to “Yellow Bird Chase”

Sunday Vend N’ Speak Summer Pop-Up Fundraiser from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Starlight Square, 84 Bishop Allen Drive, Central place. Free, but donations are strongly encouraged. Samantha Benoit of Mumu’s Pikliz – the Haitian condiment of pickled cabbage, carrots and peppers – presents spoken word performances and music by DJ Bizz while visitors […]

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Shah Abbasi Caravanserai Hosts Poetry Evening

TEHRAN — On Friday, a Safavid-era (1501-1736) Shah Abbasi caravanserai in the northeast city of Neyshabur hosted an evening of poetry. Pieces of Iranian Maqami music and local dances were also performed on the sidelines of the event, Neyshabur tourism chief Saeid Daghestani said on Saturday. Caravanserai is a compound word combining “caravan” with “serai”; […]

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The essentials of the Vagif Poetry Days in Shusha [PHOTO]

By Laman Ismayilova Molla Panah Vagif entered the history of Azerbaijan as an eminent statesman and talented poet, as a saying goes, “not every literate person can be Vagif”. As vizier, he did a lot for the prosperity and political growth of the Karabakh Khanate. He played an important role in the defense of Shusha […]

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Pair find the poetry of B’nai Abraham

Phil Terman’s motto is that not everyone is a poet, but everyone has poetry in them. Terman has published several books of poetry, including “The Torah Garden” and “Rabbis of the Air.” He received the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize for Poems of the Jewish Experience and the Kenneth Patchen Prize. Given Terman’s background and the […]

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Alfonso Morone, the poetry of manhole covers in cities

Present in the literary and cinematographic story, the manhole is part of the imagination of the city, and it is an element that is only apparently marginal. Less well known is its history as an artifact linked to the progression of technology in urban areas, from Victorian-era sewage systems to smart cities. An interesting photographic […]

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Celebrate Poetry on the Sidewalks at the July 18 Reception and Reading

Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2022 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Celebrate the City of Cambridge’s Sidewalk Poetry program at a free reception for ‘TRA•VERSE’, an exhibition highlighting the literary program at Cambridge Arts’ Gallery 344 in the City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, second floor, Cambridge, Monday, July 18, 6-8 p.m. (rain date July 25). […]

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Celebrate Poetry on the Sidewalks at the July 18 Reception and Reading

Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2022 Sidewalk Poetry Contest July 18 rain update: We will be holding the reception tonight for ‘TRA•VERSE’, an exhibition highlighting the City’s Sidewalk Poetry program at the Cambridge Arts’ Gallery 344 in the City Hall Annex, from 6-8pm. We originally planned to hold the event both indoors and […]

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The 150th anniversary of the birth of black American poetry

When Orville Wright was born in 1871, his hometown of Dayton, Ohio had a population of about 30,500, less than half the size of Davis today. It is therefore surprising that in addition to Orville and his brother Wilbur – born four years earlier in Millville, Ind. – Dayton produced another great American, Paul Laurence […]

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An anthology of radical poetry from contemporary Wales

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Gwrthrhyfel/Uprising is edited by Mike Jenkins and published by Culture Matters Shara Atashi Uprising is an illustrated firework of protest poetry at a time of overwhelming threat: World War III, deepening economic crisis and environmental catastrophe. Diverse and powerful voices from Wales are displaying the country’s internationalism and demanding attention. Protest, the […]

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African-style poetry loses popularity as poets switch to classical poetry

The Chronicle Angela Sibanda, showbiz journalistDating back to the history of ancient African states, poetry has always been a part of African culture. Although it doesn’t have a huge following, the poetry has managed to survive and remains one of the many components that support Ubuntu and embrace African history. At the time, poets played […]

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Play EmilyBlaster, a computer game based on the poetry of Emily Dickinson

A screenshot of the EmilyBlaster game, created by Knopf Publishing in support of Gabrielle Zevin’s novel Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow (all screenshots Sarah Rose Sharp/Hyperallergic) As a rookie game designer in the 1990s, fictional college student Sadie Green, co-protagonist of Gabrielle Zevin’s new novel Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow (2022), creates a funny send-off […]

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Top San Francisco Bar Trick Dog Launches New Menu That’s Part of Poetry Anthology and Cocktail List

Starting this Friday, drinkers at Trick Dog, one of San Francisco’s only bars on the World’s 50 Best Bars list, might see a library card fall from their menu as they browse for ‘a beverage. The menu will tell about some of Trick Dog’s many awards, but it could also highlight a specialty cocktail named […]

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Uncollected Letters and Writings of RH Blyth – Buddhistdoor Global

In Asia, life, culture and society are changing at lightning and frenetic speed, while remaining anchored in ancient and transcendent roots. Amidst today’s hypermodern, high-tech metropolises that inspired literary visions of cyberpunk and humanity’s digital future, linger the legacies of Western-born individuals who contributed to the development of ” modernity” in Asia – if we […]

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Should poetry rhyme?

Many classic and well-known poems rhyme but should they all? We spoke to some well-known Ugandan poets as they shared their thoughts on the concept of rhyme in poetry. Bash Fahad Mutumba – Filmmaker, photographer, poet and digital content creator It depends on the poetry you write. If we go back to the time of […]

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Literature and “popular poetry” – Monash Lens

I enjoyed reading Betoota-isms (2021), ‘a’guide t’ Australian slang, from the responsible team (or should it be irresponsible?) Lawyer Betoota. Described as “a deep dive into Australian culture, invention and creativity with a full record of ‘English’ as ​​used from the MCG members box to the locker room at rugby league club Betoota Dolphins”, the […]

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Bilingual poetry book on the A470 sets Welsh hearts racing | Wales

She is variously described as a snake, a zipper, a ribbon, a scar, a Welsh version of Route 66. Memories, myths and moments of love and heartbreak are woven into a collection of poems celebrating a subject unusual – the A470 road which connects North and South Wales. Although the subject may seem unpromising, the […]

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Respect Our Flag – Cache Valley Daily

Bryce Angell is a cowboy poet. Angell grew up on a farm/ranch in the St. Anthony, Idaho area with about 75 head of horses. Horses remain an important part of Angell’s life. Angell shares her poetry with Cache Valley Daily every Friday. I pulled the strap very tight. We had planned a day trip. Cyrus […]

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In-person readings of The Hive Poetry return to Santa Cruz Bookstore

Remember how much you loved being read to when you were a kid? How did hearing them read bring you closer to poets across time and space? Well, the Hive knows and understands. After more than two years of Zoom poetry readings, we’ll soon get a taste of the real thing. The Hive Poetry Collective, […]

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‘The beating pulse of poetry’: why you should visit Keats House | Museums

IIt is testimony to the hold John Keats has on the English imagination that although he died in 1821 at the age of 25 and left only two volumes of his poetry in print, 10 or 12 plaques or stones commemorate the geography of his short life from birth in Moorgate, London, to death beside […]

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Let’s hear it for poetry!

Or maybe our title should be: Let’s To listen more poetry. There was a time, but not so recently, when people liked to recite poetry. This could be in clubs or conferences, schools and libraries, even in a home setting. The thing is, reading poetry and reciting poetry (or hearing it performed) are two different […]

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Baxter Black, who elevated cowboy poetry to folk art, dies at 77

Baxter Black, the nation’s best-known cowboy poet, whose witty, big-hearted verses about cowpokes, feedlots and sweeping vistas elevated the western doggerel tradition to art popular, died June 10 at his home, a ranch outside of Benson, Arizona. He was 77 years old. The cause was leukemia, said his wife, Cindy Lou Black. It’s worth pausing […]

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A retired journalist turns to poetry for his second book

Cover of Jim Lamb’s new poetry book. Jim Lamb is the author of “Orange Socks & Other Colorful Tales”. JSL stories logo Jim Lamb’s first book “Orange Socks” was a series of stories about his time in the Navy. Her new book “Dark Fruit” pivots to poetry and is available on Amazon. One of the […]

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How Myth and Poetry Helped Us Unlock the Mysteries of Photosynthesis ‹ Literary Center

It wasn’t until the 17th century that a better understanding of photosynthesis began to emerge but, frankly, even then progress was halting. The first breakthrough came from a Flemish alchemist whose medical experiments, apparently inspired by the dreams of the Archangel Raphael, had to be hidden from the Spanish Inquisition. Jan Baptist van Helmont was […]

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Tallinn launches capital-wide poetry trail | New

The Tallinn Poetry Trail was compiled by young poets Elisabeth Heinsalu and Reijo Roos in cooperation with the city of Tallinn. Roos said the poems make people stop dead and pay attention. “The lines of poetry relate to specially chosen places, and among the authors, in addition to many new creators, there are also familiar […]

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Poetry and sedentary status for all

The cover of the anthology Famke Veenstra-Ashmore Content note: discussion of the refugee crisis, immigration, prejudice, death As Claudia Webbe MP remarks in her introduction to this anthology, poetry and stories “effectively help us reach an understanding that we could never have imagined before”. Poetry and sedentary status for allan anthology published earlier this year, […]

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The anti-denominational poetry of Thom Gunn | The New Republic

Gunn’s other, more instrumental mentor was Yvor Winters, whom he met when he moved to the United States to study at Stanford. Winters – “a kind of American Leavis”, in Gunn’s words – was a poet and teacher who promoted a rational, anti-romantic approach to literature. “I believe that literary work, insofar as it is […]

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Emotional and intellectual benefits of writing poetry

“Poetry enables the simplest lives to face the most extreme sorrows with courage and motivates the most powerful offices to humbly heed the lessons of compassion.”– Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A treasure trove of stories, aphorisms, poems and essays For me, writing is a deeply therapeutic practice. It confers a wide range of benefits with respect […]

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Slam Coalkan Poetry Anthology Celebrates the Work of Indigenous Slam Poets

To collect and showcase Indigenous slam poetry from across Turtle Island and Abya Yala, and to continue to foster cross-continental communication and collaboration, the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) and the Outskirts Festival ( FLUP) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are organizing a joint event. The Slam Coalkan brought together 17 Indigenous spoken word […]

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Poetry: the healing power of words

CNN — One of the best breakup tips my friend Genna gave me during a tumultuous end to a long-term relationship was to write poetry. Desperate in my grief, I was ready to try anything. As Emily Dickinson wisely advised: Not knowing when the dawn will come I open all the doors I wrote over […]

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Two poetry collections ‘Auguries of a Minor God’ and ‘Woman by the Door’ test the limits of liminality in their verse

While Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe’s work triumphs over the experimental, Kashiana Singh’s poetic universe reflects how love, loss and longing make for an unforgettable South Asian reality. Two collections of poetry ‘Auguries of a Minor God’ and ‘Woman by the Door’ and the poets Only a poem can illuminate a grain of life, unlike any other […]

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From adrenaline-pumping rides and sandy beaches to nature and poetry, dramatic Wales has it all

From adrenaline-pumping rides and sandy beaches to nature and poetry, dramatic Wales has it all Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. […]

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Caroline Bracken reviews three new collections

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> ‘163 days’ & ‘As If To Sing’ are published by Seren and ‘The Human Body is a Hive’ is published by Verve Caroline Bracken 163 days Hannah Hodgson’s new ‘163 Days’ collection from Seren is written from the perspective of a palliative care patient. If that sounds difficult, it definitely isn’t. It […]

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Review: Thinking with Ghalib: Poetry for a New Generation by Anjum Altaf and Amit Basole

‘Chaltaa hun thodi duur har ik tez-rau ke saath/pehchaantaa nahin hun abhi raahbar ko main’ or ‘I walk a certain distance with each fast walker/I don’t recognize the guide yet’ — Mirza Ghalib. Anjum Altaf and Amir Basole Thinking with Ghalib uses this verse from Ghalib to assess the political leaders of the subcontinent and […]

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Out and About WRAL.com

An afternoon of poetry and open mic at Larry’s Coffee Categories: Arts Visit their website Pricing information: Free or pay what you want An Afternoon of Poetry, June 18, 3-5 p.m. at Larry’s Coffee, Raleigh, NC Poetry readings and coffees make a perfect couple. Join us Saturday, June 18 at 3 p.m. at 1507 Gavin […]

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JOAN SULLIVAN: For the love of poetry and the Newfoundland dialect

ST. JOHN’S, NL — “This culture is a huge reservoir of songs, stories, riddles, rhymes, chants, curses and proverbs that are as good as anyone in the English-speaking world,” notes Mary Dalton, poet and professor of English at MUN. the summit of his conference. (His talk “The Vernacular Strain in Newfoundland Poetry:: The 2020 Pratt […]

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Tennessee baseball’s Jordan Beck salute inspires poetry

Tennessee fans revel in the success of their Ranked #1 baseball team. And they are very sensitive to how their team is portrayed in the media. For example, take my wife. Melinda had never watched an entire baseball game on television until Tennessee played Florida for the SEC Tournament Championship. Although Tennessee won the game, […]

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‘Agents of Change’: Poetry about art, offering bits of hope

Be the first to know about the latest entertainment, arts and culture news. Register to receive Wallace story alerts straight to your phone. And find Wallace’s recent work here. Cabrillo College professor and poet David Sullivan began his tenure as Santa Cruz County Poet Laureate in January 2021, and from nearly the start of that […]

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Ó Faoláin launches his fourth book of poetry

West Kerry’s welcome to foreigners was the watchword at the launch of a new collection of poetry by Simon Ó Faolain, which has remoteness as its central theme. he collection of Irish-language poetry titled ‘Iasachtaigh’ was started by Brenda Ní Shúílleabhain, with music provided by bagpiper and low whistle player, Eoin Duignan. In her launch […]

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BOMB Magazine | Northern Triangle Diaspora Poetry

Last year marked the 200th anniversary of the declaration of independence of the Central American Federation from Spain. Among the original five states were El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, which the United States calls the “Northern Triangle”. A visit to the region today reveals the complex realities of hegemony, dependency, instability and the effects of […]

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Alexandra Oliver dives into the darkness of the suburbs in the poetry collection Hail, the Invisible Watchman

The new collection of poetry by Ontario poet Alexandra Oliver, born in Vancouver, Hail, Invisible Watcherdraws on his characteristic use of formal structure and meter to examine haunted aspects of suburbia, finding darkness behind small town facades. Oliver, who recently completed a PhD in English and Cultural Studies from McMaster University, is the author of […]

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How Small American Magazines Brought Contemporary Indian Poetry to the United States in the 1960s and 70s

More than a decade before Pritish Nandy’s edition The Vikas Book of Modern Indian Love Poetry (1979) and the edited Keki Daruwala Two decades of Indian poetry: 1960-1980 (1980) introduced postcolonial poetry written in a range of Indian languages ​​to English readership or speakers of other Indian languages, a 74-page compilation titled India poetry was […]

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How lockdowns and social media made poetry cool again

Social media has transformed the way Millennials and Generation Z discover, consume and write poetry. Thanks to platforms like YouTube, Instagram and TikTok, poetry is now more accessible and ubiquitous than ever, and it’s driving a resurgence in poetry’s popularity, breaking down barriers to entry for young poets and changing the form of art itself. […]

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Instant Ramen Poetry – Irvington’s Voice

In contemporary times, a new form of poetry has begun to seep into our everyday consciousness. These types of poems, labeled “Instapoetry”, are posted on social media sites such as Twitter, Tumblr or, as the name suggests, Instagram. However, their distinguishing feature is their common format and themes. The composition of instapoetry lacks the eloquence […]

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“Unique Experiment” – Poetry Review: The Ox House by Teo Eve

Hannah Walton-Hughes The Beef House is a collection of imaginative poems by University of Nottingham alumnus Teo Eve, due for publication in July this year. Eve attended the University as a BA English and MA English Studies student, graduating in 2018 and 2020 respectively, and contributed to Impact during his stay there. Penteract Press publishes […]

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An interview with Carnatic singer Krithika Sreenivasan

Last time I spoke with Carnatic singer Krithika Sreenivasan, to congratulate her on the success of the second part of her Kannada Kavya Kamanabillus series, she was thrilled to share the overwhelming response the feature was generating. This new exercise, which musically presents and discusses classic Kannada works, is broadcast on his YouTube channel. What […]

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Tribute to my father – Cache Valley Daily

Bryce Angell is a cowboy poet. Angell grew up on a farm/ranch in the St. Anthony, Idaho area with about 75 head of horses. Horses remain an important part of Angell’s life. Angell shares her poetry with Cache Valley Daily every Friday. I would like to tell you about the five-foot-three man. My eyes have […]

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Living poetry returns to town | Culture & Leisure

Zoom sessions have allowed the arts to continue to thrive during the pandemic — and perhaps no one has used the live screen experience better than a certain much-loved poetry group. Co-founded by award-winning scribes Art Goodtimes and Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer — and co-sponsored by the Telluride Institute and the Wilkinson Public Library — Zoom […]

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Earth Day event features poetic slam and unique perspectives on water

Earth Day 2022 on April 22 was marked by some 180 people at the Water Rocks! Earth Day Poetry Slam held at Alluvial Brewing in Ames, Iowa. The event was part of the ongoing 10th anniversary celebration of the Water Rocks mission to bring water quality and conservation education to young people in Iowa. Welcoming […]

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How Reedsy can help you take your poetry to the next level

Writing and publishing poetry takes a lot of research and practice. You not only find your own voice, but you learn how to convey it to your audience. Reedsy’s resources can help. This platform for self-published writers can guide you through three key areas: understanding poetry formats, practicing the creative process, and getting your work […]

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Poetry in play | Philstar.com

Poems of levity don’t exactly have a reduced level of seriousness. The Rainbow of Verses allows for the import of verities of all colors, tones, and shades. This is the case with Epithalamion: New and Selected Poems 1990-2020 by Nick Carbo, published by Milflores Publishing, Inc. and available via www.milflorespublishing.com. Carbo’s poetry has always been […]

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In Their Words: Ithaca Share Their Works for Poetry Month | Books

Last month was National Poetry Month, and to honor the medium, three published Ithacans sent poems to The Ithaca Times to share with the community. Dream body In my country if you wake up, snatch from the half-done dream, you ring the alarm, there is a pull near each bed (in my country) and soon […]

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“Love is such a small word”

One person’s clutter may contain another person’s treasure. (Wikimedia Commons) support journalism I was in the middle of Sisyphus’ task of tidying up my desk recently, when I realized how many things I had. I looked around the room and felt the onset of a Marie Kondo-induced panic attack. “I should get rid of some […]

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‘Quieter than a sewing mouse’: Montana children describe their city in poetry |

“Drummond is where you can get to know everyone,” the poem says. “Drummond is 15 trains a day”, and it “is always going to smell like dried grass”. No, it’s not Richard Hugo. These young writers are attached to their hometowns. According to them, “Drummond is like a scoop of ice cream” and “where my […]

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‘Quieter than a sewing mouse’: Montana children describe their city in poetry | Arts & Theater

“Drummond is where you can get to know everyone,” the poem says. “Drummond is 15 trains a day”, and it “is always going to smell like dried grass”. No, it’s not Richard Hugo. These young writers are attached to their hometowns. According to them, “Drummond is like a scoop of ice cream” and “where my […]

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Britain’s Poetry’s Greatest Hits Tomorrow Night

What do the following phrases have in common: “Far from the madding crowd”, “They also serve those who stand and wait”, “Pathways to glory” and “Soul mate”? And in what context were they originally spoken? The answer is tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Charles Hunt Room at John Mackintosh Hall. These are all phrases […]

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What is prose poetry? | riot book

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. If you just stared at the title of this article in complete confusion, you are not alone. At first glance, prose and poetry seem like opposites, things that just can’t go together. In fact, prose poetry is its […]

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poetry scammers | www.splicetoday.com

A poet once said, “We are all literary hustlers. It doesn’t matter which poet/writer made the statement. Poets are the rarest birds in a flighty flock. Many eschew the mainstream, rejecting the norm, while simultaneously embracing it. Searching, in vain, for the seedy cult of literary celebrity. They may say they don’t care about success, […]

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The case of country music and its poetry of pain

The great country singer-songwriter Hank Williams has received many epithets over the years since his tragically early death. One that I find particularly appropriate is ‘Poet of Pain’. It occurs to me that it could well apply to a large number of other country artists. It’s certainly worth pointing out this dimension of “pain,” as […]

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Fancy an Inverness evening of witty poetry

Carly Brown PERFORMANCE poet Carly Brown, known for her lively and witty readings, will lead a workshop in Inverness on writing for performance. She will demonstrate the process of writing poems that come to life in performance, using examples from her work. The workshop, organized by HighlandLIT, takes place at the Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness […]

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EP ‘Somewhere to Swim’ brings together song and poetry to amplify the voices of survivors | WUWM 89.7 FM

LOTUS Legal Clinic is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that serves survivors of sexual violence and human trafficking. The organization takes a holistic approach to empowering survivors through the arts programs Untold Stories and Rise and prosperwhich connects survivors with artists to collaborate on a common project. Austin Reece is the Director of Survivor Empowerment at LOTUS […]

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Celebrating the Art, Poetry, and Prose of Yale Health Professions Students

A virtual celebration of poetry, prose and art, created by Yale MD, Online Physician Assistant (PA), Physician Associate, Nursing and Public Health students, was held May 5 during the program Annual Humanities in Medicine (PHM) Creative Medical Writing and Student Art Competition for Health Professions. One hundred and thirty students submitted applications, almost twice as […]

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Rewarding Mamata for poetry dishonors rich heritage of Bengali verse: BJP’s Swapan Dasgupta

After Mamata Banerjee received the Bangla Academy Award for her “relentless literary pursuit”, BJP’s Swapan Dasgupta said honoring her for her poetry was a disgrace to the rich heritage of Bangla verse. He said, “To reward Mamata for poetry is to dishonor a rich heritage of Bangla verse.” Depoliticizing does not mean fleeing politics. This […]

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Sky pundit blown away by Chelsea vs Leeds player presentation

Mason Mount’s performance against Leeds United on Wednesday night was another shining example of the Chelsea star’s performance this season. Chelsea took a big step towards the top four in the Premier League this season with a 3-0 win at Elland Road. The Blues Mount star opened the scoring in four minutes with a superb […]

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How I write: Sally J Morgan turns to poetry when she has writer’s block

provided Sally J Morgan and her award-winning novel, Toto Among the Murderers. Sally J Morgan was born in Wales and grew up in Yorkshire and Swansea before studying at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. She moved to Wellington 20 years ago to work at Massey University’s School of Art and became a […]

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artOasis mixes poetry and plays | Entertainment

A form of Japanese poetry, haiku, was all the springboard eight local artists needed to create a multidisciplinary gallery exhibition at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness titled “Of Poems and Pieces: Art from the Heart”. They call themselves artOasis. Brenda Spilios, a sculptor who creates from “found” objects, helped artOasis use a book, […]

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Word Search: Discover the real-life events that inspired world-famous poetry

Not all poems are easy to decipher. Full of symbolism and double meanings, some poems can seem confusing to readers. But many examples of famous poetry are grounded in the real world. Here are the stories behind three famous poems you may have read: 1. Invictus, William Ernest Henley A poem that crosses all races […]

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Patent Poetry: The Evolving Intersections Between NFTs and Intellectual Property Rights | AEON Law

_____________________________________________________ Trademarks and NFTs create partnerships And create value _________________________________________________ As we explained before, a non-fungible token (NFT) is not a form of intellectual property (IP). Instead, it’s more like a receipt for a single piece of intellectual property, to show you own it — like a pink slip for a car or the deed […]

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Poetry helped me explore gender, trauma and chemsex

Peter Scalpello pictured on the left with their book cover Limbic on the right. (CipherPress) When Peter Scalpello started writing their debut poetry collection, they could never have known just how much they would discover about themselves along the way. Peter’s debut was published in March by Cipher Press, the queer UK-based publishing house that’s […]

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Creating poetry from research data

Poetry is an incredibly versatile medium for anyone working with qualitative data sets to consider adding to their toolbox. In addition to helping solve problems, poetry can also be used as a lens through which to reanalyze data, presenting that analysis in a unique and accessible way. Poetic transcription is one such method that allows […]

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Book review: Aaron Angello writes a kind of poetry in “The Fact Of Memory”

By Patrick T. Reardon, Third rib examination In a piece called “Think”, Aaron Angello recounts two conversations about what makes a poem a poem. In one, Angello argued that a poem is something the poet or reader decides to call a poem. As simple as that. In the other, an established poet told him that […]

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“Poetry makes it possible to observe things”

Poetry can mean anything to anyone. Like a work of art, the meaning of a poem can change depending on who reads it. This is usually the case unless a poet intends the work to be read in a certain way, says Itisha Giri, poet and podcaster. Giri, who launched her first poetry book, ‘An […]

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The Biography of a Great Poetry – The Brooklyn Rail

Edited by Edward Mendelson The Complete Works of WH Auden: Poems, Volume I: 1927-1939 & Volume II: 1940-1973(Princeton University Press, 2022) The first question anyone interested in the poetry of WH Auden is likely to ask about the lavish new edition of the poems is, “What will I learn from these 2,000 pages that I […]

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Collections of Poetry Defying the Norm – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Emily Dickinson “A 252” wrap poem (Courtesy of New Directions) Poetry is often a standard series of forms and conventions that deliver moving stories to readers. What if poetry was an apron of recycled envelopes with doodles on them, a diary entry from a breakup, a series of tweets or tarot cards, and mythological tales? […]

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Poetry charged with emotion

Saif-u-Rehman Saifi collects a wide range of varied emotions related to love and manifests them in the form of a long poem in his collection of poetry “Rait ke Seerian”. His love is intense and it is just as intense when he enjoys the company of his beloved, or when she is miles away. His […]

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Brand new restaurant in Frome with delicious food, music, comedy and poetry

A brand new restaurant has opened in Frome and so far business is booming with many locals coming to try the food. The new restaurant called Home is where The Fat Radis used to be on Market Place and offers a whole new menu as well as delicious cakes, breakfasts, sharing plates and cocktails. People […]

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3 New Alaska-Related Poetry Collections Draw on the Natural World to Reveal Human Lives

“Water the Rocks Make” by David McElroy “Water the Rocks Do” By David McElroy. University of Alaska Press, 2022. 100 pages. $16.95. “Fishing Dead Water Hard” By Eric Heyne. Circus Press, 2022. 71 pages. $15 “Tales from afar” By Andrew Gottlieb. Trail to Table Press/Wandering Aengus Press, 2022. 86 pages. $18 Poetry month may have […]

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National Poetry Month: An interview with Alaskan poet Ishmael Angaluuk Hope | Smithsonian Voices

Ishmael Angaluuk Hope in the movie Blue Frontier (Patria Productions) Photo courtesy of Deborah Schildt Ishmael Angaluuk Hope (his Tlingit name is Khaagwáask’) is a Tlingit and Inupiaq poet, Indigenous scholar, video game writer, film actor, and novelist. His current and upcoming projects include: Walking Dead: Last Mile (Skybound Entertainment), a video game for Facebook; […]

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Using poetry to solve problems

Poetry has many benefits. Of develop empathy and provide support for mental health needsat reconsider our relationship to nature and even potentially improve the immune system and lung function. Poetry has also been shown to help give voice to marginalized communities and to provide an effective channel for communicate research to diverse audiences. It can […]

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Michael Dirda on Edward Hirsch’s “The Heart of American Poetry” and Brad Leithauser’s “Rhyme’s Rooms”

Placeholder while loading article actions The summer before I started high school, I came across a little paperback called “Immortal Poems of the English Language», edited by Oscar Williams. At the time, I had – apart from children’s rhymes – never read any poetry at all. But while browsing through a bookshelf in a downtown […]

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Claire Schwartz ’10 Receives 2022 Whiting Prize in Poetry – The Williams Record

Claire Schwartz ’10 was one of 10 recipients of the prestigious Whiting Award and its $50,000 prize. (Left: photo courtesy of Beowulf Sheehan. Right: photo courtesy of Claire Schwartz.) Earlier this month, Claire Schwartz ’10 received the Whiting Award in Poetry, a prestigious literary award for outstanding emerging writers of fiction, drama, nonfiction and poetry […]