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3 hrs ago | Chapel Hill News

Chapel Hill teen's - Dream' wins poetry contest

Sherman-Jollis recently completed her sophomore year at East Chapel Hill High School.

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Related Topix: Arts, Chapel Hill, NC

4 hrs ago | MLive.com

Counting Crows's Adam Duritz performs poetry to sold-out Meijer Gardens crowd

The easy answer is lead singer. But watching him guide his seven-member band through its set at Frederik Meijer Gardens amphitheater was more like watching a type of sonneteer at a musical poetry slam.

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Related Topix: Arts, Pop/Rock, Counting Crows, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | News Observer

Saunders: Governor McCrory low-rates the poet laureate position

Let's get one thing straight, though. Valerie Macon did nothing wrong, nothing to warrant the unflattering attention her recent appointment to be the state's poet laureate shone on her.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Arts, North Carolina

12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Fun With Words! Poetry for Kids at the CCLC

On Wednesday, July 30, 9:00am-12:00 noon, the Cobscook Community Learning Center will offer "Fun With Words! Poetry for Kids," with instructor Ally Talbot.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Arts, Saint Lawrence University, Canton, NY

12 hrs ago | Canada.com

John Boyko: Ukraine's long struggle echoes in Canada

Roman was Russian or maybe Ukrainian. The folks of his town went from one to the other with each shift of the restless border.

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Related Topix: Arts, World News, Brazil, Canada,

15 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth Summer Live set to bring music and art to the Square

A NEW arts event launches tomorrow in Bournemouth. Summer Live - Bournemouth Square is a programme of art and live music for the town centre.

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16 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

INSPIRED Stourbridge residents could win 1,000 by entering a national poetry competition.

Organised by United Press, the competition aims to get the creative juices flowing and encourage people to pen a poem about the town in which they live.

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18 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Bae Su-ah's novels to be published in U.S.

Korean author Bae Su-ah's novel "Cheolsu" will be published in English in the United States next April, LTI Korea announced.

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23 hrs ago | Times Record News

Poetry Helps Pay the Bills

Local cowboy poet Sonny Ashley will donate all the proceeds from his CD of cowboy poems to the cause of Izzy Brogdon, the little girl who survived a medical crisis this spring.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Star

NELA Poetry Society honors Brown

Members of the Northeast Louisiana Poetry Society honored Charline Brown with a celebration on June 14. Brown, a founding member of the original Monroe Poetry Society, was also instrumental in forming the Northeast Louisiana Chapter of the National League of American Pen Women.

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This is Local London

Aspiring poets have the chance to write their own verse about the outbreak of the Great War.

The Broadwalk Centre, in Station Road, Edgware, is inviting people to enter its poetry competition based on the events during the war.

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MetaChat

The thing about Poetry.

And I saw something interesting--you know, that Larkin poem , "They f- you up, your mum and dad / They may not mean to, but they do"?--the other day Rachel Maddow NYT almost commits accidental haiku: "They frizz your hair, these humid days.

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The Spokesman-Review

American Life in Poetry - Sun, 20 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Poetry has room for everything and everybody, for every subject and object.

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Republican Journal

Grant will bring - Bomb' star to poetry fest

The Belfast Poetry Festival has been awarded a $1550 grant from the Waldo County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.

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Related Topix: Arts, Belfast, ME, Waldo County, ME

Duke City Fix

The DitchRider's blog post was featured

Larry thinks all poetry is local. The place you are enters your voice and shapes your poems.

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Merinews

99: Unforgettable Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry & Humour; A Must-Read for All Khushwant Singh Fans

This book is a must-read for all Khushwant Singh fans. One of the most celebrated and controversial writers of India has left behind a literary legacy that will be cherished for decades to come.

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WNYC-AM New York

Refugee Camps and Matchboxes: Art from the Arab World

The New Museum is presenting the first museum-wide exhibition in New York City to feature contemporary art from and about the Arab world.

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Bangor Daily News

What E.E. Cummings teaches us about love and death

Earlier this summer, after riding my bike along the Greenbelt in South Portland, I pit stopped at Bug Light Park to take a break and watch the waves and kite flyers.

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Arts

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tomahawk Online

Sandburg's poetry inspires patriotism

Carl Sandburg's poetry impressed me when I was a student at Johnson County High School.

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Related Topix: Arts, Hendersonville, NC, Flat Rock, NC, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

Devizes recitals moves its audience

Devizes School poetry winners Sophie Wilson, left, Lucy Maher and Ben Brown with teachers Helen Carpenter, left and Susanna Mountcastle Choices included popular favourites such as Rudyard Kipling's If, Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky and writers such as Maya Angelou and Brian Patten.

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