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What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion - The Atlantic

What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion - The Atlantic | Human Writes | Scoop.it
What Poetry Teaches Us About the Power of Persuasion The key, I think, is poetry. As a poet myself, I have a love/hate relationship with schools. For the most part, schools have been a place for me to learn and grow.
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How to Tell a Story with Portraits by Using Creative Composition

How to Tell a Story with Portraits by Using Creative Composition | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In this article, we will explore new ways of using composition and creative framing to tell a story in your portraits.
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How to Use Facebook Live From Your Desktop Without Costly Software : Social Media Examiner

How to Use Facebook Live From Your Desktop Without Costly Software : Social Media Examiner | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Have you considered using Facebook Live to host an on-screen walkthrough? Learn how to broadcast with Facebook Live using free open-source software.
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The Beautiful Yet Twisted History of Psychological Testing

The Beautiful Yet Twisted History of Psychological Testing | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Psychobook, a new book out this September, is a collection of the old, beautiful, and often bizarre psychological tests used throughout history.
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[Premiere] Virginia Woolf-Inspired Film Explores Female Identity in the Virtual Space | The Creators Project

[Premiere] Virginia Woolf-Inspired Film Explores Female Identity in the Virtual Space | The Creators Project | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A woman's identity is as fluid as the line between the ocean and the beach.
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The love affair between science and poetry

The love affair between science and poetry | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Why these two subjects are not as different as we might think and the science of what happens in the brain when we read poetry
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Pound: poet and political prisoner | spiked review of books

Pound: poet and political prisoner | spiked review of books | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A new biography shows us just how brilliant, and dangerous, Ezra Pound was.
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Henry Dumas Wrote About Black People Killed By Cops. Then He Was Killed By A Cop - NPR

Henry Dumas Wrote About Black People Killed By Cops. Then He Was Killed By A Cop - NPR | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Dumas was a rising heavyweight black writer when a white cop shot and killed him in 1968. In the age of Black Lives Matter, it's an almost eerie story of a black life lost.
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Renowned creative writing professor dies at 78 - The Daily Princetonian

Renowned creative writing professor dies at 78 The Daily Princetonian Creative writing professor Edmund White, one of Williams' colleagues whom Williams brought to the University, said that in his poems he would zero in on something and keep...
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Feds Seek Dance, Poetry, Art, Music Therapy For Parolees - The Weekly Standard (blog)

Feds Seek Dance, Poetry, Art, Music Therapy For Parolees The Weekly Standard (blog) Contractors offering therapies utilizing art, music, dance, drama, poetry and creative writing are expected to help develop a "variety of verbal and non-verbal...
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Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 94, Kay Ryan

Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 94, Kay Ryan | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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Leaving The Convent And Finding Passion Through Poetry - KUOW News and Information

Leaving The Convent And Finding Passion Through Poetry - KUOW News and Information | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Madeline DeFrees published her first poem at the age of 12. It was called “Sympathy,” written for a Portland newspaper poetry contest.
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The World's Largest African Poetry Archive Is Coming to an Internet Near You - TakePart

The World's Largest African Poetry Archive Is Coming to an Internet Near You - TakePart | Human Writes | Scoop.it
With work from over 350 poets across 24 countries, the project hopes to elevate the African voice in arts and culture.
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ART BORN OF SUFFERING - Regional News

Regional News ART BORN OF SUFFERING Regional News In addition to many poets in the rich and deep body of Indian literature, Chopra's artistic influences include English-language writers Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Carl Sandburg, Maya Angelou and...
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How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
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This is the impact of music training on our brains

This is the impact of music training on our brains | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A Californian study has presented initial results on the impact of music training on children's brains.
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The birth of virtual reality as an art form

The birth of virtual reality as an art form | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Chris Milk uses innovative technologies to make personal, interactive, human stories.
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Ted Hughes on How to Be a Writer: A Letter of Advice to His 18-Year-Old Daughter

Ted Hughes on How to Be a Writer: A Letter of Advice to His 18-Year-Old Daughter | Human Writes | Scoop.it
"The first sign of disintegration — in a writer — is that the writing loses the unique stamp of his/her character, & loses its inner light."
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How John Cage made performance the true heart of Black Mountain College

How John Cage made performance the true heart of Black Mountain College | Human Writes | Scoop.it
John Cage and Merce Cunningham made performance the heart of Black Mountain College, the subject of "Leap Before You Look" at the Hammer.
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Of The Atlantic Awarded MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

Ta-Nehisi Coates Of The Atlantic Awarded MacArthur 'Genius Grant' | Human Writes | Scoop.it
“Writing without shallow polemic and in a measured style, Coates addresses complex and challenging issues.”
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Nobel prize-winning poet TS Eliot wrote erotic verse for his second wife

Nobel prize-winning poet TS Eliot wrote erotic verse for his second wife | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Nobel Prize-winning poet TS Eliot – who took a vow of chastity in his 30s – wrote erotic poetry for his second wife, Valerie, a new anthology has revealed. In his poem, How the Tall Girl and I Play Together, the author of The Waste Land writes: “I love a tall girl. When she sits on my knee, She with nothing on, and I with nothing on, I can just take her nipple in my lips, And stroke it with my tongue. Because she is a tall girl.”
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Writing Out Loud series scheduled in Michigan City - Chicago Tribune

Writing Out Loud series scheduled in Michigan City - Chicago Tribune | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Michigan City Public Library has announced the lineup for its 31st Writing Out Loud series. This year's lineup showcases a number of writers who reside in the Chicagoland area.
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Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 20, James Dickey

Paris Review - The Art of Poetry No. 20, James Dickey | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Paris Review is a literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in-depth interviews with famous writers.
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The Suicide of the Liberal Arts - Wall Street Journal

The Suicide of the Liberal Arts - Wall Street Journal | Human Writes | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, John Agresto writes about the suicide of the liberal arts.
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James Tate: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet celebrated for his ability to mix the ... - The Independent

James Tate: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet celebrated for his ability to mix the ... - The Independent | Human Writes | Scoop.it
James Tate planned to be a petrol station attendant but changed course in college when he discovered that he could write poetry. He went on to write more than 20 collections of verse, including his Pulitzer Prize-winning Selected Poems (1991).
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Water Poet, Temple of Heaven, Beijing, November, 2008

Poet writing poetry with water outside walls of Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China, November, 2008.
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