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Tam Poet Channels Marvin Gaye, Heads to DC - Patch.com

Tam Poet Channels Marvin Gaye, Heads to DC - Patch.com | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Tam Poet Channels Marvin Gaye, Heads to DCPatch.comTam High senior Billy Butler caught the poetry bug less than a year ago.
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Poetry for Children: 5Q Poet Interview Series: Jane Yolen

Poetry for Children: 5Q Poet Interview Series: Jane Yolen | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Our 5Q Poet Interview series for National Poetry Month concludes with this interview with Jane Yolen about her new book, Bug Off Creepy, Crawly Poems. Graduate student Lisa Cockrell offers this interview (plus) with Jane.
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Helicopter to drop 100,000 poems on South Bank to launch Poetry Parnassus [22 April 2012]

Helicopter to drop 100,000 poems on South Bank to launch Poetry Parnassus [22 April 2012] | Human Writes | Scoop.it
100,000 bookmarks printed with the text of poems will be dropped by helicopter onto Jubilee Gardens on the South Bank this summer to launch the world's largest ever gathering of poets. (RT @southbanklondon: Wow!
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Lute player finds music in late friend's poetry

Lute player finds music in late friend's poetry | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Master oud (Arabic lute) player Marcel Khalifé, along with the Al Mayadine Ensemble, will perform Friday at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.
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Arts Events Planned During London Olympics

Arts Events Planned During London Olympics | Human Writes | Scoop.it
LONDON — A festival of fire at Stonehenge. Acrobatic displays in cathedral naves.
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The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature ...

The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Literature ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese is the most comprehensive anthology of Japanese literature since the mid-nineteenth century; but, with two enormous (and expensive) volumes, it's a bit daunting for all but the ...
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Is writing slowly becoming a lost art? - by Laurie Childree - Helium

Is writing slowly becoming a lost art? - by Laurie Childree - Helium | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Writing is slowly becoming a lost art; at least those things written by hand with pen and paper are.
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New arts, music festival coming to Fremont - Fremont News Messenger

New arts, music festival coming to Fremont - Fremont News Messenger | Human Writes | Scoop.it
New arts, music festival coming to FremontFremont News MessengerFREMONT -- The first three-day Sandusky County Arts & Music Festival will showcase the county's young artists and musicians during a week-long series of events in May.
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The Mathisen Corollary: Ogham inscriptions in Colorado

The Mathisen Corollary: Ogham inscriptions in Colorado | Human Writes | Scoop.it
RT @Faaz71: #Ogham inscriptions in Colorado - extensive evidence of Ogham #writing in the Americas..
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Actors, artists join White House initiative to turn around failing schools ... - Washington Post

Actors, artists join White House initiative to turn around failing schools ... - Washington Post | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Actors, artists join White House initiative to turn around failing schools ...Washington PostWASHINGTON — Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are signing up for a new initiative with the Obama administration to adopt failing...
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Asia Writes: The Inaugural A.L. Becker Southeast Asian Literature in Translation Prize

Asia Writes: The Inaugural A.L. Becker Southeast Asian Literature in Translation Prize | Human Writes | Scoop.it
The Inaugural A.L.Becker Southeast Asian Literature in Translation Prize http://t.co/GjEjkVxD #fb...
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Edmonton Writers Group: Wednesday, April 25th Noon – Braidings; CBC Centre Stage Charming as the Sun!

Edmonton Writers Group: Wednesday, April 25th  Noon – Braidings; CBC Centre Stage  Charming as the Sun! | Human Writes | Scoop.it

Braidings shares the light and vision of 6 Aboriginal poets, their poems arranged and directed by Edmonton Poet Laureate Anna Marie Sewell, and presented in a spoken word concerto, featuring Christine Frederick, Conor Kerr and Zachary Polis.

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National Poetry Month—Day 22

National Poetry Month—Day 22 | Human Writes | Scoop.it
—E. E. Cummings I am all blue in the centre of a magnificent white rose on a spunky noisy canvas. My bus is late; I’ll start upwards on my own before nightfall hoping for your arrival befor... (National Poetry Month—Day 22: —E.
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A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste by Ezra Pound

A Few Don'ts by an Imagiste by Ezra Pound | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Read the latest issue of Poetry magazine-- the oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English speaking world-- or browse over 100 years of the magazine in the archive featuring poems and prose by T.S.
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Richard Brautigan viewed as a troubled hippie poet who took his life as lovers often do | HULIQ

Richard Brautigan viewed as a troubled hippie poet who took his life as lovers often do | HULIQ | Human Writes | Scoop.it
EUGENE, Ore. – Next to Ken Kesey, the late poet Richard Brautigan – who was the same age as Kesey and grew-up near Ken outside Eugene – is viewed as one of the most celebrated “Hippie poets” in this region now as National Poetry Month nears its end.
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Poetry analysis: Dover Beach, by Matthew Arnold - by John Welford - Helium

Matthew Arnolds (1822-88) major contribution to English literature was as a prose writer, but in his early years he wrote a considerable quantity ..., John Welford (Poetry analysis: Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold http://t.co/Ihzm717y...
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Poetry helps Choctaw students express emotion

Poetry helps Choctaw students express emotion | Human Writes | Scoop.it
CHOCTAW — Ninety freshmen put their voices on the pavement Thursday at Choctaw High School. Using chalk, they wrote verses of their favorite poems, including some originals, in a busy courtyard.
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12 Remarkable Quotes about writing


“ 12 Remarkable Quotes About Writing
1. “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” ~...

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Is science fiction literature's first international language? - The Guardian

Is science fiction literature's first international language? - The Guardian | Human Writes | Scoop.it

"Language may be the most obvious barrier to cultural exchange, but it is also the easiest to hurdle: a good translator can capture much if not all of the character of a great novel. The real barrier to sharing between cultures is culture itself."

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Wendell Berry, American Hero

Wendell Berry, American Hero | Human Writes | Scoop.it
A visit with the spiritual founder of the food movement in the United States. (My Nominees For The Next #NobelPrizes for Peace & Literature Are The Same Man: #WendellBerry.
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Local writer calls for massive investment in arts and culture ...

Local writer calls for massive investment in arts and culture ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
“It will make money for Guyana; it will help to define Guyana, but it needs participation from the Government, but the government must have guidance from the arts community and not from political appointees.” -Barrington ...
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Monday musings on Australian literature: World Book and Copyright ...

Monday musings on Australian literature: World Book and Copyright ... | Human Writes | Scoop.it
And yet, it could be an opportunity to draw attention to the diversity in our population and how reading translated literature can help us learn about and understand our non-English speaking compatriots.
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Festival celebrates art by the disabled - OCRegister

Festival celebrates art by the disabled - OCRegister | Human Writes | Scoop.it
Festival celebrates art by the disabledOCRegisterBy BRITTANY STERLING / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA – An afternoon of musical and vocal performances were heard Saturday as the 36th Annual Very Special Arts Festival celebrated the artistic...
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Givens Black Books program brings African-American literature into homes | MinnPost

Givens Black Books program brings African-American literature into homes | MinnPost | Human Writes | Scoop.it
When her daughter was 13, way back in the ‘70s, Nothando Zulu wanted her to read the work of a respected black author writing about an African-American girl dealing with the challenges of life.She wanted her to prize black literature for both its ...
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