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Poetry meetings resume in full swing

Many on-court fixtures have resumed as the pandemic appears to have shown signs of slowing down. Ahead of “World Poetry Day” on March 21, poetry groups share planned activities. Open to all languages Bangalore Poetry Circle started as a WhatsApp group with poets from all over the country in 2017. Poets in the city later […]

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In Defense of Poetry – The New York Times

Along the way, we get readings of individual poems and enjoyable, if sometimes idiosyncratic, poetic effects. Is it really true that “we can say with certainty” that “pentameter derives much of its power and charm from a numerical imbalance” (i.e. the line has five accents, rather only four or six)? Or is that like saying […]

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Verses in Solidarity with Those Under Fire | Poetry

Thanks to Simon Armitage for his moving poem and to Harriet Sherwood for providing the larger context (Poet Laureate Simon Armitage writes Ukrainian war poem Resistance, March 11). There is of course also the poetry written during the siege of Leningrad in World War II – particularly poignant in the current situation. Aileen Rambow London […]

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Écrivains en Montagne presents a poetry workshop | Local announcements

ROXBURY – Writers in the Mountains (WIM) presents The Animals in Our Lives, a six-week poetry workshop with Lynn Domina, April 5-May 10. The course will be held online from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays. Once registered and paid, participants will receive instructions for joining the course. Remember that gerbil you had as […]

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Poetry and war – Stabroek News

Embassy As evening fell, the oppression of day rose Distant peaks appeared, it had been raining Through broad lawns and cultivated flowers drifted The conversation of the highly qualified Two gardeners watched them pass and assessed their The shoes A driver was waiting to read in the reader It’s up to them to finish their […]

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A new collection of poetry that finds fun and fantasy in a dark world

by Chris Tse third collection of poetry, Super Model Minority, often oscillates between the bizarre and the banal, writes Naomii Seah. Chris Tse is The Spinoff’s poetry editor. “Can you blame me for trying to dismantle utopia as a means of survival? » In his opening poem, Chris Tse sets the agenda for his latest […]

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New Poetry Collection Celebrates Appalachian Voices in Ohio | News

Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour will publish a new poetry anthology focused on the state’s Appalachian region, shipping to begin later this month. “People often forget, and many don’t even know it, that nearly a quarter of the state of Ohio is inside Appalachia proper,” Gunter-Seymour said in a statement, ” and pockets of Appalachian […]

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New Poetry Collection Celebrates Appalachian Voices in Ohio | News

ATHENS — Ohio Poet Laureate Kari Gunter-Seymour will publish a new anthology of poetry focused on the state’s Appalachian region, shipping to begin later this month. “People often forget, and many don’t even know it, that nearly a quarter of the state of Ohio is inside Appalachia proper,” Gunter-Seymour said in a statement, ” and […]

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poetry and its forgotten power | new university

When you think of poetry, do you think of pretension, political statements, or bombastic lyrics? When was the last time you read poetry without it being a requirement for a course? Do these rhetorical questions perhaps remind you of a contemporary form of poetry? Martha Nasch, a housewife from St. Paul, Minnesota, wrote these words […]

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Poetry celebrates the voices of Appalachia in Ohio

This is the cover of the new book ‘I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing: Ohio’s Appalachian Voices’. Photo submitted The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) announced the release of “I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing: Ohio’s Appalachian Voices”, a unique collection of poetry focused specifically on the unique cultural experiences […]

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New collection of poetry celebrates the voices of Appalachia in Ohio

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce the publication of “I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing: Ohio’s Appalachian Voices”, a unique collection of poetry focused specifically on the unique cultural experiences of poets located in or connected to Appalachian Ohio. The anthology was conceived and produced by Ohio Poet Laureate Kari […]

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On Sahir Ludhianvi’s 101st birthday, reading of his poetry on women and communal harmony in contemporary light – Art-and-culture News, Firstpost

It is of course a coincidence that the poet’s birthday falls on the same day as International Women’s Day, but many would say it is a fateful event, given the way Sahir Ludhianvi wrote about the women. Since time immemorial, poets have been people who have held up a mirror to society and empowered the […]

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Armagh City of Culture bid: Why poetry is as simple as ‘ABC’ for tireless Pulitzer winner Paul Muldoon

Paul Muldoon turns 71 later this year but shows no signs of slowing down. he celebrated Co Armagh poet recently published, with Sir Paul McCartney, The Lyrics: 1956 To The Present, an acclaimed two-volume set of books featuring the lyrics to 154 of the former Beatle’s most enduring songs. And the Pulitzer Prize winner has […]

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Logan High School vies for state title in poetry contest | News

LOGAN — A Hocking County teenager is one of six statewide to enter the 2022 Ohio Poetry Out Loud State Championship Contest. Magdalene Arizona Hamma high school student from Logan, will compete for the Poetry Out Loud State Champion title on Friday, March 4 at WOSU Public Media’s Ross Community Studio in Columbus. According to […]

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Peninsula Poetry: David Clowers – Door County Pulse

After his family camped in Peninsula State Park in the 1950s, David Clowers bought 30 acres of Door County Woods in 1976, then moved into a small self-built cabin in 2001. He earned a BA in English Language, History, and Literature from Kalamazoo College and received the Rackham Scholarship for a master’s degree from the […]

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Indianapolis Slam Poetry Mental Health – Overcoming Trauma/Anxiety Book Launch

Aisha Tariqa Abdul Haqq has released her second collection of poetry, titled Acres of Shadow. The Indianapolis-based poet explains that she wrote the book during a time of mental health struggles. Indianapolis, USA – March 2, 2022 — Having experienced the healing nature of poetry, Aisha Tariqa Abdul Haqq writes with the aim of helping […]

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ISU Writing and Media Center to Host First Poetry Night Event | limelight

Courtesy of Writing and Media Center The Writing and Media Center will host its first Poetry Night and invites all members of the Ames community and the State of Iowa to attend. The event will take place at the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop from 7-9 p.m. on March 10 and promises to be an open […]

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New arts troupe in Waterford announce first poetry meet date

A new arts troupe ‘Lismore & West Waterford Arts Group’ (LWWAG) is hosting its first post-pandemic poetry night on Monday 21 March at 7.30pm at Marine Bar, Pulla, Ring, Dungarvan (http://marinebar.ie/). This meeting is open to anyone with an ambition, a talent, an interest or a curiosity for poetry, and is an example and an […]

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‘Vou: Visual Poetry Tokio 1958-1978’ is a work of art, 20 years in the making

The course of true love has never been smooth, Shakespeare tells us, and the same can be said for “Vou: Visual Poetry Tokio 1958-1978,” a new book from Isobar Press. First conceived in the late 1990s by author and poetry editor Taylor Mignon, it took more than 20 years of twists and turns to bring […]

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Student Blogs This Week – Poetry and Drama, High School Excitement, and More

Our student bloggers write about how they’re coping with the current global health crisis, provide insight into their school’s performing arts programs, share their thoughts on the latest theater news, and much more. Read some of this week’s best blogs below! Discover more student blogs here! And do not miss any blog by following our […]

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The place of poetry in the face of the climate crisis

Hywel Griffiths explores how creativity from Wales can help us tackle the climate crisis The people of Wales face many environmental challenges – flooding on the coasts and in the river valleys, pollution from past and present industries, the risk of landslides on the slopes of the valleys around former mining communities and the crisis […]

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Elanga’s new lens angle is pure poetry

Anthony Elanga scored a crucial late goal for Manchester United in their Champions League round of 16 go against Atlético Madrid Wednesday night. United fell behind from the start in Madrid, with Joao Felix scoring the opener after just seven minutes. The Red Devils struggled to get back into the game and failed to register […]

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PLT will host afterWORD Poetry on February 25

PORTSMOUTH – Portsmouth Little Theater is set to open the curtain on a new partnership with The Counseling Center this Friday, as they put patrons under the stage lights to perform original poems. The partnership is a two-part undertaking. The theater providing the organization with tickets to see performances of each show is the […]

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Serhiy Zhadan and Lyuba Yakimchuk

Ever since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 and shortly after stirring up conflict in the southeastern Donbas region, the theme of war has figured prominently in Ukrainian prose and poetry. The ongoing war has inspired two poetic anthologies in English translation, Letters from Ukraine: poetic anthology (2016) and Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine […]

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Book review: The Stasi Poetry Circle, by Philip Olterman

Before the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany, culture in the GDR was intensively monitored by the Stasi – even poetry written by its own members. Photo: Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Philip Olterman was born and raised in West Germany, arriving in the UK in his mid-teens. He studied English and […]

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“Science, Faith… and Poetry” by Marco Righi

poetry book Marco Righi, science, faith… and poetry (Preface by Enzo Concardi, Guido Miano Edtor, Milan, 2021) into four parts: Faith, Science, Poetry and Gospel Works. Of course, the author is above all interested in the “Letter”, wrapped in closed and ordered forms of imitation, which he intends to transmit through his verses. This is […]

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Poetry that conveys a myriad of messages – Latest news from Jammu and Kashmir | Tourism

Satisfied saferUh. Vinod’s first book of English poetry titled “Paradise” is a clear example of sweetness of composure, simple and straight verse, adaptation of reality in the expression of thoughts and a clear and sincere desire for “Paradise”; nature as it existed around his native place. The helpless choice he, his family and thousands and […]

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Poetry, Art, Literature, Ingenuity and Life Itself – The Brooklyn Rail

In view KasmineJanuary 20 – February 26, 2022new York A grand exhibition. I will not put an exclamation point there, because this punctuation would be repeated, excessively. Here is a fine example of what a gallery can do in an exhibition if the focus is on a specific kind of thing, in this case on […]

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Why Pop Stars and Presidents Take the Time to Appear on ‘Poetry in America’ – Orange County Register

Sure, it’s not uncommon to see educators, scientists, musicians, athletes, actors, writers, and even a Supreme Court justice or a US president or two on PBS, but you don’t. generally not all appear on the same series speaking of poems. – unless you’re Elisa New, the director and host of “Poetry in America.” Even while […]

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Anastasia Walker’s Poetry Debut Tells the “Honest and Powerful” Story of Coming Out in Pittsburgh | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP Photo: Jared Wickerham Anastasia Walker Anastasia Walker recently saw a poll indicating that 80% of people said “no” when asked if they knew anyone who was trans. “It’s four out of five people,” says the Pittsburgh-based trans poet by-way-of-Maine. “Now I would guarantee that a significant portion of […]

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What is anti-racist poetry? |

How do you simultaneously make a statement and write a good poem? The question is on the table, and there’s no better time to answer it than Black History Month, when we’re surrounded by stories of continued Black achievement and protest. Moreover, we cannot approach what exactly anti-racist poetry is without first asking ourselves: “What […]

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GAURI BEDEKAR: HIS JOURNEY WITH POETRY

Gauri Bedekar is the author of the book “Elements”. This is his first published work, a collection of poetry consisting of 30 poems. She is an undergraduate student at St Joseph’s College, Bangalore. The degree she is pursuing, a triple major in English, Theater Studies and Psychology, is tailor-made for her and her interests. Poetry […]

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The Stasi Poetry Circle Critique – East Germany’s Unsettling War With Words | history books

JFolksinger Woody Guthrie scrawled “This machine kills fascists” on his acoustic guitar. Such dramatic slogans are the privilege of youth and a great illusion; with age comes the acceptance that music – art in general – poses no serious threat. Or does it? In the 1980s, the Stasi, East Germany’s much-dreaded secret police, decided that […]

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All life is here; love, sex, death, humor

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Gorwelion: Shared Horizons, Dream of a Journey, Sex on Toast all published by Parthian Caroline Bracken Three books to review this month from the always excellent Parthian Books. First, an anthology of writings on climate change Gorwelion: Shared Horizons edited by Robert Minhinnick. A selection of prose and poetry from writers from […]

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Review: Unsettled, Harry Laing’s Third Book of Poetry, Has Scattered Highlights on Various Themes | Mercury of Illawarra

lifestyle, books, unstable, harry laing, canberra poetry, walleah press Unsettled is Harry Laing’s third collection of poetry in nearly 30 years. Originally from Scotland, Laing lives just outside Braidwood and is also well known as a comic performer and author of children’s books. This new book is divided into five sections that present different aspects […]

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A language hero inspired by poetry

From his first year of university studies, Abdullah Al Harun – mentored by the eminent poet Mahbub-ul-Alam Chowdhury – was different from his classmates February 10, 2022, 08:30 Last modification: February 10, 2022, 08:32 Abdullah Al Haroun. Sketch: TBS “> Abdullah Al Haroun. Sketch: TBS Political caution and a love of poetry can imbue a […]

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Congress sacked Lata Mangeshkar’s brother for featuring poetry on Savarkar: PM Modi

Striking at Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the big old party sacked All India Radio’s brother Lata Mangeshkar for presenting poetry on Veer Savarkar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. (Photo: Sansad TV/Screenshot) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused Congress of stifling free speech, saying the big old party sacked […]

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Joy Harjo’s poetry teaches grief, justice and happiness – InForum

FARGO — I read for the first time American poet Joy Harjo (Mvskoke/Creek Nation) during a Native American Literature class at Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2002. In class, we read an excerpt from her collection, “The Woman Who Fell From the Sky,” which blends Native American creation myth with Harjo’s interest in jazz (she’s […]

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Alan Riach: Poetry Books to Bring Pleasure Amid Selfish Politics

In his essay “The Serious Artist”, Ezra Pound says this: “Beauty in art reminds us of what is worth. I am not speaking now of imposture. I mean beauty, not slipping, not sentimentalizing beauty, not telling people that beauty is the proper and respectable thing. I mean beauty. “You don’t discuss an April wind, you […]

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On Poetry: A valentine of love for all seasons | News

Fleda Brown. Record-Eagle/Jan-Michael Stump This is a Valentine’s Day poem for the elderly. No, it’s Valentine’s Day for everyone. Yes, it is the middle of winter here, and yes, the poem takes place in a garden in summer. But love has no season, does it? Or, as Kunitz says in the poem, love is only […]

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Amanda Gorman’s New Book of Poetry Is Engaging and Hopeful | Local columnists

Amanda Gorman caught America’s attention by reciting poems during the inauguration of President Joe Biden and the 2021 Super Bowl. Her comprehensive poetry book, “Call Us What We Carry,” has just been released. It is an attractive collection of a wide variety of subjects and formats. I’m no poetry expert, but I appreciate his verbal […]

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‘a poetry manual’ by mary oliver helps me write everyday poems

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. “A Poetry Handbook” is a 1994 book by Pulitzer and National Book Award-winning poet Mary Oliver. The book describes and gives examples of the many elements that go into writing great poems. I read the book and it gave me the […]

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The Ancient Resilience of Trees – The Poetry of Science

In the old woods you lie,curved bodieswith windand rotand the time.Withered rootsembrace the ground,labyrinths of memoriesthat binds you to your pastand future self.Cracked and festering skinWear the scars of your survival,like knotty, arthritic limbsweave robust storiesto share.Soft Secretswillingly whispered,to their branchescan no longer sing. The old Burr Oak at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, […]

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Poetry, myth, darkness and humour: the worlds of Roz Kaveney

Roz Kaveney is a wonderfully talented writer, poet and critic and a tireless campaigner. She has written insightful critical works on a wide range of popular cultures, buffy the vampire slayer at Pinch/Tuck. She has written reviews and reviews for The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Her first collection of poetry dialectic of the flesh […]

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Poem of the week: #family by Romalyn Ante | Poetry

#family All this time, I had misread,seeing only broken things.In orthopedics, # is read as ‘fracture’ –#NoF is ‘fractured femoral neck’,#clavicle is ‘broken collarbone’. When I was young, my mother used to dabdalangita oil on his hands to soothea crack in my chest – a finger swept awaythe muscle between my ribs. The windowtrembled with […]

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The youngest romantic of Azerbaijani poetry: Mikayil Mushfig

January 31, 2022 13:00 (UTC+04:00) 884 By Vugar Khalilov His authentic, delicate and sincere poems and his unconditional love for the Fatherland make Mikayil Mushfig a contemporary of all generations captivating the hearts of readers with charm. Mushfig deeply loved Azerbaijani folklore, classical literature and was one of the most consistent supporters of learning their […]

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How the ancient Arabs spoke in poetry

How the ancient Arabs spoke in poetry An Arab market scene | Painting by Franz Xaver Kosler Poetry defines Arabs; this is not an exaggeration. Over the centuries, verse and literature have figured as key facets of Arab culture, at each stage of their tribal and imperial civilizations. For pre-Islamic Arabs, poetry was speech – […]

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Poetry and Paintings – Journal

KARACHI: In the 21st century, a good number of Pakistani painters use Urdu poetry as a major source of inspiration to visually express their inner selves. This inter-being of text and images is in vogue. It’s worth watching, because the painters excel in their work when they use colors and lines in a poetic way. […]

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How the Legacy of Holocaust Survivors Lives On Through Poetry in Toronto

The legacy of Holocaust survivors who put their pain into poetry in Toronto will be rekindled in song Thursday, marking Holocaust Remembrance Day and commemorating the genocidal trauma they endured. “What a legacy for them, this new incarnation,” said Dr. Paula David, founder of a poetry project dedicated to survivors at the Baycrest Center for […]

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Balance between fiction, non-fiction and poetry

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. In 2016, I started tracking my annual reading stats, organizing my finished books into fiction, nonfiction, and poetry: my passions as someone who reads and writes across genres. With Real-world crafting fresh in my mind, I keep thinking […]

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Science, Faith… And Poetry

back before Maria Elena Minosi Bacon In the title chosen by the scientist, man of faith and poet Marco Righi for his collection of poetry, three dimensions of the natural and the supernatural are contained, such as “Science, Faith… and Poetry”. And they stand together in wonderful harmony. For example, there is no schism between […]

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Ninth graders explore themes of social justice through poetry – Methow Valley News

Photo by Marcy StamperIn “Let America Change for Once,” Sage Schrager wrote about seeing everyone as equal, regardless of skin color or who they love. Let America be carefree again. Let America be fun. Let America be chubby. Let America be fair. These are some of the 45 visions of ninth-graders at Liberty Bell High […]

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USC doctors at the Institute of Arts in Medicine use the power of poetry to help cancer patients heal

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Throughout the pandemic, medical personnel have faced extraordinary challenges, but a local doctor has found a way to connect with his patients in a heartfelt and deeply personal way. He and his staff used the power of poetry to help their patients heal. Oncologist Dr. Jacek Pinski leads USC’s Institute of […]

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Explore the poetry of an exiled emperor on the Oki Islands

Before choppy winter seas make ferry crossings a gamble, I board a ship at Shichirui Port in Shimane Prefecture, bound for Nakanoshima in the remote Oki Islands. This is not my first exploration of the islands, which offer some of the most spectacular scenery in Japan, but this time I seek to better understand waka […]

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Harris Khalique Poetry Book Launch – Newspaper

LAHORE: A new collection of poems by Harris Khalique, titled Hairan Sar-i-Bazaar, was launched Saturday at the Gulberg Research and Publication Center. Veteran journalist Arif Waqar read an essay on Harris Khalique, reminiscing about when they first met at the BBC’s Urdu office in London, where the poet came to work as a part-time translator. […]

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Vibrant Poetry Curriculum Guides Jesuit High School Students in Their Quest for Empathy and Justice

Editor’s note: Joseph Ross, a poet who taught English for 33 years, is now in his 10th grade at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. His most recent book of poetry is Raise the King. Ciaran Freeman, an art teacher at Gonzaga, interviewed Mr. Ross. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. […]

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Amanda Gorman: poetry for children

Amanda Gorman touched many of our hearts at the inauguration of President Biden almost a year ago. Whether Democrats, Republicans or Independents, we all admired the 22-year-old poet’s award-winning lyrics and powerful presence. That day she said these words We will not be overthrown or interrupted by intimidation because we know that our inaction and […]

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William Stafford, the March for Life and the Power of Poetry | National Catholic Register

William Stafford (1914-1993) was a distinguished American poet, having written 63 volumes of poetry and prose. His first great collection of poems, Traveling in the dark, won the National Book Award in 1963. In 1970 he was named a Poet at the Library of Congress, a position now known as “Poet Laureate”. Poets, in general, […]

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Catalina Maria Johnson will explore ‘Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry’ on February 10

On Thursday, February 10, the West Chicago Public Library will host Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D., Illinois Humanities Road Fellow, journalist and host and producer of the radio show Beat Latino, for “Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry, “a musical, informative and interactive program. Latin hip-hop artists are advancing their country’s poetic traditions in unique […]

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Lunar Poetry: Purdue continues the legacy of leaving relics on the moon | Campus

Just as Neil Armstrong left an American flag on the moon 52 years ago, another member of the Purdue community will leave a poem. A poetry anthology with works from around the world, including Purdue, will be launched in a time capsule aboard a SpaceX flight to the moon. “The Polaris Trilogy” joins thousands of […]

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New Poetry and Photography Exhibit Celebrates Wild Grass

New Poetry and Photography Exhibit Celebrates Wild Grass 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. google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. […]

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How Javed Akhtar’s poetry added soul to Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Masala Monday

There are many elements that make Zoya Akhtar’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara a modern classic. One of them is the beautiful and touching poetry of Javed Akhtar. During his career spanning more than five decades, Javed Akhtar has scripted numerous masaledaar films in partnership with Salim Khan. The cult film, Sholay, is high on this […]

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The Kids wins the Costa Poetry Prize

Hannah Lowe won the Costa Poetry Award for her book, children, partly inspired by her time teaching literature to high school students in London. The book is a collection of sonnets – love poems about teaching and learning. He draws inspiration from her decade of teaching English in the 2000s, her own experiences learning as […]

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Nervous about reading poetry? This book will put you on the right track

Another example of the breadth of Holland-Batt’s tastes and knowledge is the understanding she shows of the very different work of Stephen Edgar and Pi O, which she wrote about in successive weeks. Edgar is the pre-eminent formalist of the country (if not of the language); Pi O is Fitzroy’s ethnic anarchist. Their distinct merits […]

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Poetry Workshops with Wynn Beard at Reframe – Event Information

A great option for young people (12-25 years old) who want to discover poetry and performance during the September school holidays. Work on your writing and performance techniques. Develop your writing style, explore poetry. Open to anyone living in any of our six board areas of Wollondilly, Wingecarribee, Goulburn Mulwaree, Upper Lachlan, Yass Valley and […]

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How poetry is like meditation

When we step back and examine the workings of the mind, not only the content of thought, but the thought process itself, what do we find? An incessant and self-generated flow of words, images, memories, stories; or repetitive loops of worries, plans, regrets, desires. We also come to see that we do not control our […]

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Amanda Gorman’s poetry shows why speaking belongs to school

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the United States Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (AP Photo / Patrick Semansky) Kathleen M. Driveway, Mississippi State University; Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Cornell University, and Wendy R. Williams, Arizona State University Editor’s note: Shortly after Amanda Gorman recited one […]

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To “get” the author of the poetry says to read it aloud | Local news

“He alternates poems and essays,” he says. “This is meant to bring out the conflicting experiences of living in Nebraska – and managing Nebraska. There are trials between sections and sections trying to build through the conflict towards a tentative feeling for Nebraska. “ Peek agrees with Schifferns on the origins of poetry. “Obviously, the […]

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Adult poetry workshop with award-winning Malibu poet Ann Buxie – Santa Monica Daily Press

Join Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie for two free virtual poetry workshops for adults, Caffeinated Verse on January 15 and The Write Time on February 19. The Caffeinated Verse workshop series features a featured player followed by an open mic format for poets to share their work. On Saturday, January 15 at 11 a.m., the […]

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How poetry can make less tangible topics like climate change more real to readers

I discovered Ellen Bass’s poem, Birdsong from my patio, during the first confinement in the United Kingdom. My garden hedge was stuffed with sparrows that always seemed to be singing. I also expected to see and hear them in this poem and, at the beginning, I did: “I have never heard so many songs, pure […]

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Experience of violence – The poetry of science

thank you fortake the time toreflecton the nearbyto violencein your lifeand social networks. You said youknow personallyX people whocould physically hurtsomeone else.How many of these injuriesinvolved a gunand whenhave they erodedyour sense of community? You said youknow personallyY people whowere shotby someone else.How many of these peopleswere shot on purposeand when Ybecome a number toostrong […]

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Contemporary poets save the poetic genre from academia

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. When I first encountered contemporary poetry, I was pushed into a troubling space where trying to understand a central theme left me perplexed. Through academic conditioning, I was one of those poetry readers who could quickly identify the […]

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Poetry and the struggle for justice

Ghostly, for you, even though I speak, Deign to lend an attentive ear, To your duty now awake, Listen to my pleading specter, listen. These lines come at the end of a poem entitled “The phantom of justice, ” who has appeared in the August 1820 issue of The Emancipator, the country’s first newspaper devoted […]

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Robert Burns: Putting the Bard’s Poetry to Music is an Exciting Project – Scotsman Commentary

Eddie Cairney attempts to set Robert Burns’ complete works to music (Photo: Ross Cairney / SWNS) But Eddie Cairney, 69, of Newtyle to Angus, has so far made a total of 892 tracks for the Bard’s lyrics, recording nearly 48 hours of music, and hopes to be finished by March of next year. . While […]

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The PB Poetry Festival will collaborate with the Morikami Museum and the Japanese Garden for the SENRYU workshop

Susan R. Williamson, Director of palm beach Poetry Festival, and Blaise Allen, Ph.D., director of community outreach for the festival, today announced a collaboration with the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens to present SENRYU: Haiku’s Cousin Workshop on Thursday, January 13 from 11 a.m. to 13 h. Planned for the Morikami Theater, the workshop is […]

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“This is Jamaica” Poetry scholarships awarded to 10 students

The top three in the “This is Jamaica” scholarship competition. (LR) 1st place Courtney Greaves – Jessie Ripoll Primary School, 2nd place Gabrielle Buckley – Balaclava Primary School and 3rd place Shadecia Dinnall of Central High School The newly minted “This is JamaicaThe scholarship competition was a resounding success in its first year, as ten […]

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A God at the Door by Tishani Doshi is the poetry of his time

As a poet, Tishani Doshi’s concerns are immense. In his latest collection of poetry, A god at the door, they extend their tendrils over a wide range of injuries. In ‘Do Not Go Out in the Storm’, for example, she talks about climate catastrophe and genocide in one fell swoop. But even in the largesse […]

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“Complete” Beauty: The Poetry of Jim Harrison Collected in Its Full | Arts & Theater

CHRIS LA TRAY for the Missoulien When the book arrives in the mail, I look at him a little stunned for a moment. It’s beautiful and it’s huge. In the warm light of my desk lamp, the painting by Russell Chatham used for the cover image – titled “Spring Moon Over the Marshall Ridge” – […]

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International poetry-film award for the island duo |

Martyn Cain and Janet Lees Print and digital download photos available Collaborating together to produce a “powerful visual rendering” of a poem won an international award for two local artists. Filmmaker Janet Lees and musician Martyn Cain received top prize at the Ã? Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition, an artistic prize awarded by an Irish artistic […]

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For these veterans, poetry and prose help heal the moral damage of war

At the end of a maze of booths on the top floor of VFW’s Kansas City headquarters, Nick Lopez read a script for a veterans event he’s been working on for months. The theme was “Heroism in Service”. “The classic hero’s journey involves sacrifice first and foremost,” Lopez began. The Navy veteran and VFW Youth […]

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Tennessee Vols inspires fans to write moving poetry

Christmas is just a few days away. Do you know what it means. Families from all over the world will gather around the fireplace and recite poems they have written. I’m joking. However, there would be worse ways to spend your Christmas than reading the poems composed by my literary contributors. I was overcome with […]

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Poetry in motion: in the footsteps of the haiku master

Photo / Shutterstock. Grab a leaf from the book of one of Japan’s most famous poets on a walking tour of the sites that inspired a literary legend Sometimes when you spend time in nature, the sheer beauty of what you witness is enough to incite poetry – or so was the famous Japanese poet […]

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The poetry collection reflects the passions of multidisciplinary artists

Girl running By Diana Hope Tegenkamp Published by Thistledown Press $ 24.95 ISBN 978-1-77187-214-0 When a seasoned multidisciplinary artist composes a collection of poetry, it is likely that the influence of her other artistic practices will seep into the pages and make it original reading. Witness the case of Diana Hope Tegenkamp, ​​a poet from […]

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Poetry ceremony “Lady Zainab symbol of eloquence, rhetoric” held online

The Ashura International Foundation, in collaboration with the Institute for the Study and Strategy of the United Ummah, organized a poetry ceremony on the occasion of Lady Zainab’s birthday, entitled “Lady Zainab, the symbol of eloquence and rhetoric ”. In this webinar, elites of contemporary male and female poets from Arab and Islamic countries recited […]

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Martin Keown: Arsenal produced ‘poetry in motion’ playing from behind in Southampton win

KEOWN TALKS TACTICS: Arsenal played devastatingly from behind to break the deadlock against Southampton last week… strategy is risky but when it does unfold it’s a thing of beauty Arsenal have shown they play perfectly from behind against Southampton Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring after working in the Saints press Dangerous tactic is ‘poetry in […]

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Martin Keown: Arsenal produced ‘poetry in motion’ playing from behind in Southampton win

A team scoring a goal from back to front is one of the most satisfying shows in the game today. It is a rare event but when it does work it is a thing of beauty, as shown Arsenal‘s opener against Southampton Last week. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side are among the best in the Premier League […]

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Xuân Diệu, king of love poetry

On December 18, 1985, the Vietnamese poet Xuân Diệu died of a heart attack. He is still celebrated in his native country as the king of love poetry. Young man from Indochina under French domination, Xuân Diệu wrote mainly love poems. However, in 1944 he joined Ho Chi Minh’s anti-colonial resistance, and the focus of […]

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The high school Poetry Out Loud competition is scheduled for January 30

The annual National High School Poetry Recitation Contest – Poetry Out Loud – is about to celebrate its sixth year in Plumas County. The 2022 competition is set for Sunday January 30 in Quincy. Although COVID may change plans for the competition, the current plan is to have the poems they choose to memorize recited […]

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OnlineBookClub.org President Scott Hughes Announces Poetry and Art Contest with Over $10,000 in Prizes, Free Entry

MANCHESTER, Conn., December 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ralph Waldo Emerson famous said that “every artist was first an amateur.” A feeling of humility indeed, but profound in its ability to motivate and encourage a whole generation of writers and artists who have yet to see, hear or appreciate their work. Having a deep appreciation for […]

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Santa Rosa’s high poetry slam raises voices…and attracts a special guest

This was before poems were read about friendships lost to words and friendships lost to death. And that was before poems were read about driving a cousin’s Corvette, and about love, hate, and laughter. Before all those soulful, soulful, uplifting and uplifting words, Santa Rosa High School senior English teacher Will Lyon rocked a mic […]

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Harris Khalique poetry collection launched – Journal

KARACHI: The sixth collection of poems in Urdu by famous writer and poet Harris Khalique, titled Hairaan Sar-i-Bazaar, launched Monday evening at the Karachi Press Club (KPC). Waheed Noor, who moderated the event, said he was close to Khalique [for a long time] and knows that the poet honors relationships. He is also linked to […]

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OWU teacher’s new book explores American poetry

Ohio Wesleyan University faculty member David Caplan recently published “American Poetry: A Very Short Introduction” as the latest book in the highly regarded “Very Short Introduction Series” from Oxford University Press. The series features prominent personalities presenting their fields. According to The New Yorker: “The very short introductions range from interesting read to wonderfully engaging. […]