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1 hr ago | Hi spirits
The University of Canberra has established an international poetry prize which celebrates the enduring significance of poetry to cultures everywhere in the world, and its ongoing and often seminal importance to world literatures.
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4 hrs ago | Seven Days
"A Sonnet is a moment's monument," wrote Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Nowadays, we're more likely to monumentalize the fleeting moments of our lives via Facebook and YouTube.
6 hrs ago | Hyperallergic
The piece, a collaboration between composer David Grubbs and poet Susan Howe is a delicate sound collage, rich with layers, solemn, and mildly, comfortably disjointed.
6 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
Burt Murray will be the opening poet. The series is hosted and coordinated by Tara Betts and funded by Binghamton Center for Writers, the Creative Writing Program at Binghamton University and Curcio Printing.
10 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper
She is a poet and we know it: Sonia Sanchez, the award-winning poet and author of more than 20 books, is leading a workshop focusing on the art of the Haiku.
14 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Billy Collins has spent decades popularizing poetry, and I, for one, am furious.
18 hrs ago | Writer's Digest
For this week's prompt, write an antique poem. It could be about or involve physical antiques.
20 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
BAM, a gutsy 62 year old, releases her new collection of poetry " Poetic Thoughts in the Keys of Happiness " , centered around past loves, acquaintances and friends.
This is the first of several poems and a special historical video poem by Una Bruhns to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela, Father of Peace.
Asheville is in a long-term relationship with poetry, from the verses of Thomas Wolfe and the raucous '90s-era poetry slam days, to the work of LEAF in Schools & Streets and the Juniper Bends reading series.
In his own flicker-age, Sol Kent Carson had hundreds, maybe even thousands, of such poems scattered about his apartment on scratch paper or scribbled in charcoal on the back of the Belgian-linen canvases that carried a lifetime of paintings.
The funeral of the great statesman/civil rights leader/freedom symbol, Nelson Mandela is scheduled to take place today.
James Bradley Wells, assistant professor of classical studies at DePauw University, is the author of Bicycle .
Students sat in rapt attention in Stephen Decatur High School's Black Box Theater as they listened to their peers perform.
The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences in Cambridge formed the perfect backdrop for the launch of Glass Cases and Curios, a brand new pamphlet of poetry and art inspired by museums throughout the East of England.
Poetry reading by Mark Doty, winner of National Book Award: The Carriage House Poetry series hosts a free poetry reading at 8 p.m. at the Kuran Arts Center on Watson Road.
Uditayan, a unique classroom for differently abled children launched by Jharkhand Education Project Council under Sarva Siksha Abhiyan two months ago, today has nine dedicated pupils.