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1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk
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.
5 hrs ago | The Telegraph
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.
7 hrs ago | Fayetteville Free Weekly
Pamela Sue Hitchcock is dedicated to poetry. Not to her own poems in particular.
7 hrs ago | New Yorker
This month on the Poetry Podcast, Jennifer Michael Hecht reads "Noctuary," by Lucie Brock-Broido.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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.
16 hrs ago | Henley Standard
YOUNGSTERS at Shiplake Primary School are playing their part to cement a friendship link with children in northern France.
20 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
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.
"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.
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.
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.
As the bullets and bombs cascaded around them in the trenches, brave soldiers found solace in writing verses about their plight.
"What is poetry ?" Some provide the answer of it being the interpretation of beauty in a line and a verse.
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.
Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.
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.
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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