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32 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Duke City Fix

Merimee Moffitt commented on The DitchRider's blog post The...

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

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10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Classic CD: Henry Wong Doe

Verdict: A fascinating range of New Zealand landscapes magnificently caught, in a recording that no Kiwi CD player should be without.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNAInfo.com

6 Things to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

City Lore and The Bronx Museum of the Arts are teaming up to celebrate immigrant communities, with a special edition of Bronx Stories, a collaborative series that hosts storytellers, poets, and musicians.

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Related Topix: The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, Arts, Corona, NY, Queens, NY, Hudson, NY, Yonkers, NY

In-depth Africa

Disasters: Between, Beneath hooves of America

Those who have read a bit of satirical poetry will remember the acerbic Alexander Pope famed for his long, four-versions poem, The Dunciad.

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Los Angeles Times

Moment of Friday: Hans Ulrich Obrist talks Instagram and poetry

Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist will be in L.A. this weekend to talk about art and Instagram at the Million Dollar Theatre.

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Berwickshire News

Mystery over author of poem is resolved

Ian Forbes, who lives in Perth, Australia, was brought up in Selkirk. Pictured here with a book containing a poem by Will Ogilvie that hadn't been credited to him.

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BroadwayWorld.com

New Book of Poetry God's Resume is Released

A series of heartfelt and inspirational poems, " God's Resume : A Collection of Spiritual Poems" is author Ronnie Fletcher 's third book.

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World Magazine

The poetry of death

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

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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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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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