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35 min ago | MassLive.com

Vitamin P for Poetry series returns to Springfield libraries

Maria Luisa Arroyo, of Springfield reading her poem at the awards ceremony for the Springfield City Library 2006 Poetry Contest at the Central Library in Springfield in 2006.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, Springfield, MA, Indian-Orchard, MA

4 hrs ago | Northern Life

Putting poetry on the bus

Greater Sudbury poet laureate Tom Leduc has launched a project where poetry written by Sudburians will be displayed in transit buses.

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Related Topix: Arts, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

5 hrs ago | The Deerfield Valley News

Poetry Readings at Bartleby's Books

Bartleby's Books will host three poetry reading by three poets on Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Becker, Boston University, Marlboro College, University of Vermont

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly

The poetry of Dante may be considered as the bridge thrown over the stream of time, which unites the modern and ancient world.

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12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

James Messam Offers New Poetry Collection

Author James Messam expresses the ideas, dreams and aspirations of characters who don't have a means to express it for themselves in his new collection of poetry " Lyrical Fountain " .

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16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Lake District hotel is home to poetry

Seen with some of the poems are hotel manager Tony Holden, Danielle Hardy and Zaffar Kunial, poet in residence at Dove Cottage THE literary heritage of the Lake District took a 'small' turn when the landmark Lindeth Howe Hotel branched out with a special display of haiku poems.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Bombardment by Richard Aldington - read by Terry Butcher

Richard Aldington, who married his poet partner Hilda Doolittle in 1913, joined the army in 1916 and was commissioned into the Royal Sussexs regiment in 1917.

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The Telegraph

The house where poetry flowed

Jorhat, July 28: The abandoned jailor's residence in Jorhat and the house in which one of Assam's greatest poets, Hiren Bhattacharyya, was born 82 years ago, is sought to be preserved and developed into a musical amphitheatre by his fans.

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Fayetteville Free Weekly

Local Poet Focuses on 'Captial P' Poetry

Pamela Sue Hitchcock is dedicated to poetry. Not to her own poems in particular.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fayetteville, AR, State University, AR, University of Arkansas

New Yorker

Poetry Podcast: Jennifer Michael Hecht Reads Lucie Brock-Broido

This month on the Poetry Podcast, Jennifer Michael Hecht reads "Noctuary," by Lucie Brock-Broido.

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Related Topix: Arts, New York, Computers

Examiner.com

Experience jazz, poetry and guitars at Outsound New Music Summit

Jazz will occupy a prominent place among the genre-bending and -blending performances that comprise the 13th annual Outsound New Music Summit, which runs through Saturday at San Francisco 's Community Music Center, 544 Capp St. Here are the highlights.

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Related Topix: Arts

Henley Standard

Hand of friendship extended across channel

YOUNGSTERS at Shiplake Primary School are playing their part to cement a friendship link with children in northern France.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 7/27: Word Weekend, Fed Up Fest, and 7 Seconds

Writers, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists join forces for Word Weekend, an expansive series of performances and lectures at the Museum of Contemporary Art that celebrates the complexities and pleasures of language.

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Related Topix: 7 Seconds, Punk, Arts, Chicago, IL

Examiner.com

Review: 'Above the Dreamless Dead' takes readers into the trenches

The result is Above the Dreamless Dead , a visceral amalgamation of styles and subjects united around a single unifying theme.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newsday

Poetry show pulls audience of one

"Come into our den," says poet Ryan Van Winkle, pulling back a blanket hung from cord to reveal an accordion and a scattering of cushions.

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Related Topix: Arts, Holland, MI

The Spokesman-Review

American Life in Poetry - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Who hasn't wished he or she could talk to a carnival worker and find out what their lives are like? Everybody, perhaps, but the carnival workers.

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Examiner.com

New Music Alert, Mark Erelli to release Master Album of Bill Morrissey songs

In life, the moments when "it all comes together" sneak up on you. For singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Mark Erelli, that moment happened one random afternoon in his basement studio.

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Related Topix: Folk, Arts, Portland, ME

Falkirk Herald

Poetry kept Falkirk soldiers' spirits high in WWI trenches

As the bullets and bombs cascaded around them in the trenches, brave soldiers found solace in writing verses about their plight.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland,

Examiner.com

Poetry seen in the light of 'the echo and the shadow dancer'

"What is poetry ?" Some provide the answer of it being the interpretation of beauty in a line and a verse.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Poetry zealot challenges Sin City with words

The old poet is dressed in black, his platinum-blond hair rakishly moussed. He stands amid the hubbub, facing a stern test of his crafted words and carnival-barker delivery.

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Related Topix: Arts, Games, Poker, Orange County, CA

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