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1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

'Hartford Loves Poetry' Finale Set For Saturday

The city-organized festival "Hartford Loves Poetry" culminates Saturday with an afternoon grand finale at the downtown Hartford Public Library, where a cultural range of speakers will read poems in more than 20 languages.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

GWU professor talks National Poetry Month

Some of the first literary pieces introduced to children are nursery rhymes and Mother Goose poems.

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Edmonton Journal

Preview: Native writer Joy Harjo headlines Edmonton Poetry Festival

Joy Harjo was raised on music, dancing the jitterbug with her mother on the kitchen floor and listening to a jazz trumpeter in the family's black Cadillac, purchased with her father's "Indian oil money."

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WWTC-AM Eagan

Garcia Marquez: More than just a magic realist

Magic realism was only one of his gifts. From crime stories and village folklore to romance and satire, Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought poetry to virtually every popular genre.

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The Gaston Gazette

Ode to Poetry: Showing the literary love in celebration of National Poetry Month

When's the last time you read a poem? For most people, it's probably been a long time.

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OUPblog

Top five hip hop references in poetry

Hip hop has influenced a generation of poets coming to prominence, poets I call "The Inheritors of Hip Hop."

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Sunderland Echo

The Land Before Yoghurt: Sunderland lecturer launches poetry collection

Lecturer Alistair Robinson, the degree programme leader for Journalism and News Journalism at the University of Sunderland, is launching The Land Before Yoghurt next week.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Blame The Typewriter - The Poetry Of Rodger Martin

As part of National Poetry month, NHPR's Sean Hurley has been introducing us to a New Hampshire poet every Friday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Now Toronto

An encounter with a homeless man leads to a rich performance piece of song and poetry

After Kim's Convenience, where does writer/performer Ins Choi go? Into the serendipitous and the mystical with a solo show called Subway Stations Of The Cross.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Painting and Poetry to Mingle at COM's International Poetry Day...

For Anya Ezhevskaya , art is worth the mess. In a unique live painting and poetry talk at College of the Mainland April 22 at 12:30 p.m. in the COM Fine Arts Building, she will demonstrate her seriously lighthearted approach to art.

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Examiner.com

Poetry as a healing path in medicine

This video highlights Raphael Campo - a physician and a poet who requires his medical students to not only read, but to write poetry as a facet of their medical training.

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Related Topix: Arts, Columbus, GA, Leesburg, GA

KUT-FM Austin

Video: Austin Notables Read Poetry by Kealing Middle School Students

To commemorate National Poetry Month, we've been airing poems by the students of Kealing Middle School' s Blank Page writing program every day this April.

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Fort Morgan Times

Spring poetry reading and workshop at Morgan Community College

Uche Ogbuji is the editor for Kin Poetry Journal and The Nervous Breakdown, and also blogs at Copia and micro-blogs on Twitter.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Poetry Out Loud: Hannah Gould

We're continuing our Poetry Out Loud feature with Hannah Gould, a Junior at Jesse Remington High School.

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San Jose Mercury News

Cupertino: Poetry contest for middle, high school students

The Cupertino Library's Teen Poetry Contest deadline is May 1 for high school and middle school students in the Santa Clara County Library District.

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South Wales Argus

Writing helped Newport man cope with son's fatal stabbing

AN inspirational Newport granddad who suffered double tragedy after his son was killed and death of his wife has channelled his grief into writing and has just had his first book published.

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Washington Times

Lincoln Log Cabin marks poetry month with speaker

Author Dan Guillory is scheduled to give a program of poems, notes and stories at the site's Visitor Center Auditorium on April 26. He is an emeritus professor of English at Millikin University in Decatur and the author of "The Lincoln Poems."

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BroadwayWorld.com

Tom Hiddleston Calls Shakespeare's Poetry 'A Labyrinth'

Internationally celebrated stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston eloquently discusses the the finer points of the poetry implicit in the language of William Shakespeare as part of a preview clip of a forthcoming documentary centering on the Bard.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Annual Estes Valley Library Poetry Caf is April 24

The spotlight is on and the microphone ready for the tenth annual Poetry Cafe sponsored by the Estes Valley Library and Park Elementary School.

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The Labradorian

Nominees for NL Book Awards announced

In the Writers' Alliance Fiction Award category, the finalists are "Strays" by Ed Kavanagh; "Caught" by Lisa Moore and Wangersky for "Whirl Away" .

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