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Neil Hilborn - "OCD" (Rustbelt 2013)

Neil Hilborn, performing during Individual Finals at the 2013 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam. Order his most recent book here: http://buttonpoetry.com/product...
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Astro Poetry: The First Starship - Universe Today

Astro Poetry: The First Starship - Universe Today | National Poetry Day | Scoop.it
Our favorite astro-poet, Stuart Atkinson, has written a wonderful ode to Voyager 1 in commemoration of the spacecraft reaching interstellar space. Stu has a knack for turning science into poetry! The First Starship I needed no ...
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The Poetry Society (National Poetry Day) Thursday 3 October

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‘Water’ is the subject of this year’s National Poetry Day, Thursday 3 October, inspired by Coleridge’s mariner’s famous cry: “Water, water, everywhere”. This year, bringing liquid refreshment to all parts of the UK, there will be poetry readings, launches, prizes, performances and happenings. See also www.national poetryday.co.uk


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Poems and National Poetry Day: news and teaching resources round up

Poems and National Poetry Day: news and teaching resources round up | National Poetry Day | Scoop.it
Inspired by Michael Gove's advice for teens to swap sexting for love poems, we have gathered together news and teaching resources to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3 October (Poems and National Poetry Day: news and teaching resources round up
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Professor publishes prison poem to mark National Poetry Day - Reading Post

Professor publishes prison poem to mark National Poetry Day - Reading Post | National Poetry Day | Scoop.it
Reading Post Professor publishes prison poem to mark National Poetry Day Reading Post TIME FOR TIME by Peter Robinson / '… a trial cannot end like a play.'* / Along the banks of the Kennet canal / you see bare walls, its central tower, / barred...
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Anybody Can Write a Poem- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

Anybody Can Write a Poem- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More | National Poetry Day | Scoop.it
I am arguing with an idiot online.
He says anybody can write a poem.
I say some people are afraid to speak.
I say some people are ashamed to speak.
If they said the pronoun
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Poetry Please: the poetic pulse of a nation - The Guardian

Poetry Please: the poetic pulse of a nation - The Guardian | National Poetry Day | Scoop.it
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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening – Robert Frost / 'How do I love thee?
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Spoken or Written's curator insight, October 8, 2015 6:03 AM

Absolutely right - just having a momentary patriotic moment on a special day in the UK - but loads of brilliant non-Brit poets too :-)

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BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week, Beowulf

BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week, Beowulf | National Poetry Day | Scoop.it
Seamus Heaney reads from his translation of the great Anglo-Saxon poem
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Spoken or Written's curator insight, October 8, 2015 6:14 AM

Takes me back to my university days, learning Old English ...

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National Poetry Day 2013

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"National Poetry Day 2013", a playlist created by ScottishPoetryLib

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Tricia Neal's curator insight, October 1, 2013 3:35 AM

Video readings of  Scottish poetry about rain. For younger children look at 'What is the pond doing?' by Diana Hendry

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National Poetry Day | Forward Arts Foundation

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Tricia Neal's curator insight, October 1, 2013 2:03 AM

An annual event, using a theme (this year Water) as a focus for readings, writings, events and declamation.