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9 min ago | Queerty

Gay Seniors Transform Their Most Personal Stories Into Art

As the adage goes, "Those who don't remember the past are condemned to repeat it" .

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3 hrs ago | OUPblog

War poetry across the centuries

There can be no area of human experience that has generated a wider range of powerful feelings than war.

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7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Downtown Phoenix Journal

Wire | Literary Arts Teaching Artists Needed for Public Art Program

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is seeking two experienced and accomplished Literary Arts Teaching Artists to work with a classroom of youth to write poems that broaden public thinking about reuse, recycling and a greener environment.

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The Harbor Times Soup

City honors Poetry Festival

Members of the Belfast City Council and of the 10th annual Belfast Poetry Festival Steering Committee gathered Friday afternoon, Aug. 29, at Belfast City Hall for a presentation of a city resolution "In honor of the efforts of Belfast's Poets and Poets Laureate on the eve of the City's 10th Annual Belfast Poetry Festival."

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Copenhagen Post

Yahya Hassan 's female teacher faces charges for having sex with him when he was 16

Retold in poetry by Hassan, and in prose by his teacher, it's turning out to be one of the most documented shags of all time A sexual relationship described in the written words of the participants has now landed one of the lovers in the crosshairs of the legal system.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

International flavour taking centre stage at poetry festival

POETRY FESTIVAL: Palestinian poet Nader Hussein, organiser Anne Besford and poet John Berger at the launch of T Junction the Teesside International Poetry Festival, at mima, Middlesbrough.

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Blackburn Citizen

Tributes for Blackburn poet who died after realising lifelong dream

Bill Austin, of Bute Road, Shadsworth, overcame arthritis to publish 'If You Don't Like Poetry Read This' with the help of his neighbour Amanda Chinery.

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Parksville Qualicum News

Memoirs, poetry, writing

Nanaimo's first poet laureate, Naomi Beth Wakan, will be doing a reading from her book of memoirs at the Qualicum Beach Library on Sept.

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Fodor's

What We're Reading This Week: Poetry, Gardening Histories, The Great Oxford Comma Debate

It's almost Labor Day, and I'm thinking about women who paved the way for later generations.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Northborough: Monthly poetry program for kids at Northborough Library

Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., has announced a new monthly poetry program for kids in grades 4 and 5. Want to create poetry in some fun and interesting ways.

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Scotsman.com

The international language of poetry

With Edinburgh in full festival swing this month, I have enjoyed a selection of what's on offer and also various events and connections which refer back to this year's StAnza festival in March.

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Examiner.com

Baltimore author feels 'A Peace of Poetry' on her heart

She felt a tugging on her heartstrings and was compelled to write. Thus began the journey of author Tammy Drayton, who just released her first book entitled, 'A Peace of Poetry'.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Natasha Trethewey places poetry archive at Emory

Former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is placing her archive at Emory University, where she is an English professor and director of the Creative Writing Program.

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Auburn Reporter

Foursome to perform Poetry at The Station Bistro

Poetry at The Station Bistro presents the works of Dennis Caswell, David D. Horowitz, Judith Skillman and Michael Spence on Wednesday, Sept.

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Racked

Crucial Update: Beyonce, Boobs, Surfboard, Poetry, Hair, FASHION

There's a lot going on in Beyonce's cover feature in CR Fashion Book's Issue 5. That makes sense.

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Stawell Times-News

Stawell students qualify for German Poetry finals

Stawell Primary School grade fi ve and six students who will be competing in the state German Poetry finals in Melbourne this weekend Tahlia, Laura, Olivia and Leilanie.

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Times of Oman

Nasheed singer's 'songs of life' draw inspiration from Omani poetry

What is life, if not poetry, If not a beautiful symphony? In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile...' For Ahmad Al Rasbi, life is one beautiful song, meant to be celebrated and shared with others.

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Nashville Scene

The vivid, sometimes vulgar poetry of Catullus fuels MTSU composer Michael Linton's latest album

The Roman poet Catullus' affair with his mistress Lesbia may not be the greatest love story in the history of Western literature.

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National Public Radio

Book News: Former Poet Laureate Robert Hass Wins $100,000 Poetry Prize

In this 1998 photo, President Bill Clinton and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton are seen at the White House with Poets Laureate Robert Pinsky Rita Dove and Robert Haas .

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