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11 min ago | Knoxville News Sentinel
Sewanee poet Wilmer Mills died of liver cancer in 2011 at the age of 41, only two months after his diagnosis.
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4 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt
If you're an A-list Hollywood actor you need to have a "thing"; something beyond being just really, really good looking.
5 hrs ago | Hyperallergic
Stephanie Brody-Lederman, "The Family Meal" . Speak, memory, and watch as poets, writers and historians struggle to capture with some measure of accuracy that intangible, shape-shifting - and ever unknowable? - phenomenon called "the past."
9 hrs ago | Asheville Citizen-Times
Hunger will have a voice Saturday night, and it will sound a lot like poetry. "Hunger is really a silent issue, especially for kids," said Devin Jones, 14, a freshman at Asheville High.
The Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Camden County College is joining again with the Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center to present the seventh annual The Gray in Between Black and White, an evening of poetry, music and culture.
This fascinating multi-layered exploration of people as "time beings," family alliances and stories, ancient history and traditions, along with modern hurdles make for a brilliant and thought-provoking adventure.
The New Hampton Historical Society in collaboration with The Gordon-Nash Library is sponsoring a month long focus of the English Romantic Period.
A postal worker, a secretary, a Philadelphia policeman and a nurse, all senior citizen retirees, captured the top four prizes Thursday in Berks Encore's annual Senior Poetry Contest.
Heroic in his deeds, graceful in his manner, sainted in his image, Nelson Mandela long served as both cause and muse in the entertainment community.
Fall Out Boy is the headliner, and rightfully so, for the 96X Winter Meltdown concert at the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Thursday night.
Have you ventured out to a glowing coffee shop late at night, huddled over a steaming mug as an impassioned poet plays with words? Have you snapped your fingers and yelled "Spit, poet!" at the makeshift stage? Do you know what slam poetry is? "This is for the factory farmed chicken looking at where the sky used to be.
Just in time for winter, the theme for the latest round of poems on 11 Poetry Posts throughout the city is "We've got our love to keep us warm."
Deborah Grossman was the poet laureate of the City of Pleasanton from 2009 to 2011.
A Big Theorist takes issue with another Big Theorist's disagreement with a Mere Critic's comments on a Medium-Prestige Poet's poem about the impossibility of communication.
Bartleby Scrivener Poets: Will now meet at 1866 Rounders' Club at the Wamsutta Club on first Thursday each month 6:15-8 p.m., with sign-up and socializing 15 minutes beforehand.
It occurs to me that many of you may not know this because you don't live in the Twin Cities or are not Facebook Friends of the Mayor of Minneapolis, but the guy is very funny and creative and produces a lot of poetry, especially this time of year.