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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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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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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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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Wakefield Express

Find out what Wakefield really knows with poetry and prose

The third annual festival returns with 12 days of reading and writing activities from Friday, September 19 until Tuesday September, 30. Scottish born poet and writer, Jackie Kay, will kick off the festival with a reading of poems and short stories on Friday evening.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Live music to celebrate Wandle Park restoration

Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.

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Canada.com

Vancouver looking for a new poet laureate

A listing on Vancouver.ca says the city is accepting nominations for the position of poet laureate, an honorary position that lasts two to three years.

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MetaFilter

How Much Does "Does Poetry Matter" Matter?

This Weekend, The New York Times went all in for poetry. In addition to six - count 'em - articles about poetry in the Review, the Times also included an entire panel in its "Room for Debate" section in which the mostly white and mostly male panelists responded to the essentially rhetorical question " Does Poetry Matter? " with some version of the ... (more)

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Denver Post

Colorado Springs: man's jealous obsession for young woman reflected in poetry

Colorado Springs police officers drove up to an apartment at 6228 Twin Oaks Dr. on the night of Monday, March 31, 2008.

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World Magazine

Bucket List Books: The poetry of T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot was born in America, moved to England in the early 1900s and became a citizen, then returned to America years later to teach at Harvard.

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