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36 min ago | Hills News

Castle Hill RSL Sub-branch's Anzac centenary poetry competition

The competition has been organised in the lead-up to Anzac Day next year - the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.

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4 hrs ago | Asopa People

100 of the best as Jimmy Drekore's bush poetry is published

A Bush Poet's Poetical Blossom by Jimmy Drekore, Pukpuk Publishing, 2014. Soon available on Amazon.

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8 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Get Sucked In: The Return of Poetry Sucks! Saturday at Fond Object

Poet and Third Man Books anthology editor Chet Weise is back from his Fortress of Suckitude to present a new installment of his irregularly occurring but always worthwhile Poetry Sucks! series - this time in conjunction with Fond Object and The Red Arrow Gallery in East Nashville.

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8 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Live in the D: Detroit Poetry Slam team

WE HOPE YOUR WEDNESDAY IS OFF TO A GREAT START. YOU'RE WATCHING "LIVE IN THE D." THERE ARE A GROUP OF POETS AND POETRY IS SUCH A WONDERFUL THING WE DON'T CELEBRATE NOW WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE DETROIT POETRY SLAM TEAM.

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10 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

EntertainmentArcade Fire chats rock, The Clash & Yeats

The epic poems of William Butler Yeats are rarely invoked by rock musicians as an artistic template, but Arcade Fire's William Pierce Butler is a happy exception.

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15 hrs ago | Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 273

There are only a few constants in my life: One of them is that I know I'll share a prompt and poem on Wednesdays.

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19 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

"Poetry is like a pinch, a twist of the skin"

Our own Nick Ripatrazone has been on a roll lately. Apart from the many articles he's written for The Millions , he's got a forthcoming collection of short fiction that includes works he published in Esquire and The Kenyon Review .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Style Weekly

Digging for Fire

When an accomplished poet writes fiction, you can be sure the language will be evocative and memorable.

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MassLive.com

Vitamin P for Poetry series returns to Springfield libraries

Maria Luisa Arroyo, of Springfield reading her poem at the awards ceremony for the Springfield City Library 2006 Poetry Contest at the Central Library in Springfield in 2006.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, Springfield, MA, Indian-Orchard, MA

Northern Life

Putting poetry on the bus

Greater Sudbury poet laureate Tom Leduc has launched a project where poetry written by Sudburians will be displayed in transit buses.

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Related Topix: Arts, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

The Deerfield Valley News

Poetry Readings at Bartleby's Books

Bartleby's Books will host three poetry reading by three poets on Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Becker, Boston University, Marlboro College, University of Vermont

Examiner.com

A Defense of Poetry - Percy Bysshe Shelly

The poetry of Dante may be considered as the bridge thrown over the stream of time, which unites the modern and ancient world.

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BroadwayWorld.com

James Messam Offers New Poetry Collection

Author James Messam expresses the ideas, dreams and aspirations of characters who don't have a means to express it for themselves in his new collection of poetry " Lyrical Fountain " .

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Lake District hotel is home to poetry

Seen with some of the poems are hotel manager Tony Holden, Danielle Hardy and Zaffar Kunial, poet in residence at Dove Cottage THE literary heritage of the Lake District took a 'small' turn when the landmark Lindeth Howe Hotel branched out with a special display of haiku poems.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Bombardment by Richard Aldington - read by Terry Butcher

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.

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The Telegraph

The house where poetry flowed

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.

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Fayetteville Free Weekly

Local Poet Focuses on 'Captial P' Poetry

Pamela Sue Hitchcock is dedicated to poetry. Not to her own poems in particular.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fayetteville, AR, State University, AR, University of Arkansas

New Yorker

Poetry Podcast: Jennifer Michael Hecht Reads Lucie Brock-Broido

This month on the Poetry Podcast, Jennifer Michael Hecht reads "Noctuary," by Lucie Brock-Broido.

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Examiner.com

Experience jazz, poetry and guitars at Outsound New Music Summit

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.

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Henley Standard

Hand of friendship extended across channel

YOUNGSTERS at Shiplake Primary School are playing their part to cement a friendship link with children in northern France.

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