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The poetry of death

We interrupt our biweekly examination of lifestyles to bring a brief reminder of death.

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Related Topix: Arts, France, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

New York Daily News

Sneaker Con hits town, and Water Fight NYC erupts in Central Park

Queens hosts a Native American pow wow, Patti LuPone sings torch songs, and the NYC Poetry Festival comes to Governors Island Christmas comes early for sneakerheads.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Arts

Martinsburg Journal

Abse's sharp collection shows masterful writing

Welsh author Dannie Abse's "New Selected Poems" is a peerless collection of poetry by one who has spent a lifetime mastering the craft of writing.

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News12.com

Parkgoers at Military Park in Newark treated to poetry through Lunchtime Poems series

The Lunchtime Poems series on the green in Military Park featured poets from two veterans' groups - Warrior Writers and the Combat Paper Project.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Winning Writers Announces the 12th Annual Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Now in its 12th year, the international Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest will award $1,000 for a poem in any style and $1,000 for a poem that rhymes or has a traditional style.

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The Millions (A Blog about Books)

The Power & Popularity of Poetry

In a piece for the Los Angeles Review of Books , Jonathan Farmer responds to the recent pieces in the New York Times that ask poets to debate the question " does poetry matter? " As Farmer points out, " it's a bit like asking a bunch of religious figures if religion matters," but the conversation is worth following and pairs well with our own ... (more)

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Diss Today

A 1,000-prize poetry competition returns to Diss

The Local Poem Competition returns to the Diss Express area for the second year, with a prize of 1,000 up for grabs.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Poetry break at the For Teas wartime cafe

A cafe with a Home Front wartime theme is selling a booklet of poetry inspired by the First World War.

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ITworld

Poetry for sysadmins on their special day

Don't forget that tomorrow is Sysadmins Day -- a good day to show love to the folks who save your butt again and again when you mess up your computer.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Books & Poetry

Wilks Library: Book club meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.; Will host a monthly writers' group on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m. All writers welcome, no matter their experience.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, New Bedford, MA, Bourne, MA, Fairhaven, MA

Examiner.com

On the superbly imaginative poetry of Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda's vast and innumerable body of work is truly compelling... his prolific compositions are so rich in substance that his poetry lingers in the imagination long after it has been absorbed.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courier News

Zimmerli program brings art museum to the classroomZimmerli program...

"Writing and the Visual Arts," an educational program directed by the Zimmerli, began seven years ago through a partnership between the museum and Bishop George Ahr High School in Edison Zimmerli program brings art museum to the classroom "Writing and the Visual Arts," an educational program directed by the Zimmerli, began seven years ago through a ... (more)

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SFGate

Poetry of Parmigianino's 'Schiava Turca' at Legion of Honor

Her expression may be as enigmatic as Mona Lisa , her raiments as charged with meaning as "Girl With a Pearl Earring," but the knowing directness of the gaze leveled by the lady in "Schiava Turca," or "Turkish Slave" , by Parmigianino, or Francesco Mazzola , is one of a kind.

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MassLive.com

Springfield City Library offers summer fun for all ages, from poetry...

Already I am seeing back-to-school displays and sales at stores - too soon for me.

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Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 272

I'm a little under the weather today, but that won't stop me from poeming. In fact, I'll use it as inspiration for this week's prompt.

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South Wales Argus

NIGEL Jarrett is retiring as the South Wales Argus classical music critic after almost 30 years.

He first joined the newspaper in 1971 and was quickly recruited by its then music critic, the distinguished journalist and broadcaster Kenneth Loveland, to help out with reviewing a busy South Wales music scene.

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The Times Leader

Breaking Ground Poets to return to Open Mic Night at Dietrich Theater

On Friday, July 25, the Dietrich Theater's Open Mic Night will return with its monthly installment, this time featuring a crowd favorite.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Jack White launches Third Man Books

Jack White is on a role, this past year his steadfast dedication to music has spiraled the singer in all artistic directions making his fans very happy.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jack White, Arts, Milwaukee, WI

FishBowl

Brain, Child, the Literary Mag for Mothers, Adds Poetry, Expanded Reviews Section

Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers launched in 2000 and has been lauded for its award-winning content.

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East Bay Express

Emeryville Wants Your Poetry

Calling all Billy Shakespeares! The City of Emeryville seeks your best villanelle, sonnet, haiku, free verse, or any other kind of poetry you deign to write for its new contest, Poems on the Emery Go-Round.

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Related Topix: Emeryville, CA, Arts, Napa, CA

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