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National Poetry Day: 'sometimes only poetry can emote intensity' - The Guardian (blog)

National Poetry Day: 'sometimes only poetry can emote intensity' - The Guardian (blog) | Human Writes | Scoop.it

National Poetry Day: 'sometimes only poetry can emote intensity'The Guardian (blog)But it's also about poetry organisations looking outwards and pushing boundaries.

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Aging Is Like Poetry - New York Times

Aging Is Like Poetry - New York Times | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Aging Is Like Poetry Among many other things, baby boomers are the sandwich generation, caught between caring for their their elderly parents and raising their children. Following are several poems about getting old.

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Pro-gay rights super PAC backs 3 GOPers - Maggie Haberman

Pro-gay rights super PAC backs 3 GOPers - Maggie Haberman | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The super PAC created by one of the Republican Party’s most prominent donors to move candidates toward backing gay marriage is about to invest in its first three House races, POLITICO has learned.
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10 unforgettable characters from children's literature

10 unforgettable characters from children's literature | Human Writes | Scoop.it
From precocious sleuths to adventurous tots, here are 10 characters from children's literature who amply prove that the kids are all right.
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Mining the astronomical literature -

Mining the astronomical literature - | Human Writes | Scoop.it
There is a huge debate right now about making academic literature freely accessible and moving toward open access. But what would be possible if people stopped talking about it and just dug in and got on with it?
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Meet novelist and poet Linda Rodriguez, author of “Every Last Secret”

Meet novelist and poet Linda Rodriguez, author of “Every Last Secret” | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Meet novelist and poet Linda Rodriguez, author of “Every Last Secret”. Linda Rodriguez is the author of the recently released mystery novel Every Last Secret, but she's also one of the most passionate advocates for Latino ...
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Seth Abramson: On the Power of Positive Poetry-Reviewing

The poetry reviews of the 1940s and 1950s were appropriate for their time; not just for the reasons stated above, but also because the close connection then evident between literary studies and working writers -- as this was before ....
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The arts in Mecklenburg generates $200 million a year, study finds - Charlotte Observer

The arts in Mecklenburg generates $200 million a year, study finds - Charlotte Observer | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The arts in Mecklenburg generates $200 million a year, study findsCharlotte ObserverMecklenburg County's cultural groups and their audiences are the driving force behind more than $200 million a year of economic activity, a study by a national arts...
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Interview with Poet David Harrison, Writing ... - Teaching Authors

Interview with Poet David Harrison, Writing ... - Teaching Authors | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Some may wish they could have special teachers in the building for poetry just as they have for art, physical education, and computers.
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World Book Trade: London book and poetry events: 20-26 June ...

London book and poetry events: 20-26 June, 2012 (UK). Book, poetry and spoken word events in London 20-26 June, 2012. 

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World literature, sized right |

World literature, sized right | | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A Harvard professor leads a team of editors to create a third edition of an erudite, Earth-circling “Norton Anthology of World Literature.”...
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Poetry and emotions - The Nation, Pakistan

Poetry and emotions - The Nation, Pakistan | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Poetry and emotions, Pakistan One can be a good poet and a bad revolutionary. Or a poor one. In my college days, long, long ago, our history teacher did not take the French revolution of ...

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Iran plans to launch an international union of Persian language and ...

Iran plans to launch an international union of Persian language and ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Morteza Barari, Secretary of the Commission on Iran's Scientific Associations said that the commission plans to set up an international union of Persian language and literature. He added that preliminary preparation has been ...
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Poet David Wojahn reads here on Oct. 10 - William and Mary News

Poet David Wojahn reads here on Oct. 10 - William and Mary News | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Poet David Wojahn reads here on Oct. 10 Acclaimed poet and Pulitzer Prize finalist David Wojahn will read from new and selected works on Oct. 10, 7 p.m. in Blow Hall, Room 201.

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Pennsylvania voter ID law ruling almost certain to be appealed

Pennsylvania voter ID law ruling almost certain to be appealed | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Wednesday's long-awaited ruling was most likely a pit stop - maybe just the first - on the road to settling or scuttling Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law.
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Kerouac Divides Men and Women

Kerouac Divides Men and Women | Human Writes | Scoop.it

“You should sign up for this,” my sister said, showing me an article about a bookstore that doubles as a matchmaking service. At the Brooklyn indie, lovelorn b...

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Remembering The Poet's Poet -

Remembering The Poet's Poet - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Remembering The Poet's Poet Nearly a half-century after his death, Louis MacNeice still holds on to his particular place in English poetry.

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Never Mind Algebra. Is Literature Necessary? -

Never Mind Algebra. Is Literature Necessary? - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Never Mind Algebra. Is Literature Necessary?A recent opinion essay in The New York Times by Andrew Hacker, asking the question “Is Algebra Necessary?”, drew hundreds of comments.

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Seth Abramson: A Response to Perloff's Response to Yankelevich's ...

Now I'm writing this. Perloff alleges that "there's almost no real debate or argument" among poets about the direction of American poetry. That's not been my experience. I can't thinking of many working poets who would say it's been their ...
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Poetry Friday: Words by Atwood and Nagra «

Poetry Friday: Words by Atwood and Nagra « | Human Writes | Scoop.it
As part of our on-going tradition, our featured poems for today's Poetry Friday focus on the immigrant experience, in faithful keeping with our bimonthly theme: Festival of Asian Literature and the Immigrant Experience.
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A Chat with Poet Laureate W. S. Merwin | Poetry Breakfast

A Chat with Poet Laureate W. S. Merwin | Poetry Breakfast | Human Writes | Scoop.it

A Chat with Poet Laureate W. S. Merwin | Poetry Breakfast

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Grammar, a Victim in the Office

Grammar, a Victim in the Office | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Managers are fighting an epidemic of grammar gaffes in the workplace, where looseness with language can create bad impressions with clients, ruin marketing materials and cause communications errors.
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Max Hastings Wins $100000 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award -

Max Hastings Wins $100000 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award - | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Max Hastings Wins $100000 Pritzker Military Library Literature Awardmediabistro.comBritish historian Sir Max Hastings has won the 2012 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.

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Poetry analysis: How poets use various stylistic devices -

Poetry analysis: How poets use various stylistic devices - | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Poetry analysis: How poets use various stylistic devicesThe Citizen DailyPoets employ a number of stylistic devices in their literary work. ... In the two anthologies, Summons and Growing Up With Poetry, there are various styles used, ...
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