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Leonard Barkan’s ‘Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures,’ reviewed by Michael Dirda

Leonard Barkan’s ‘Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures,’ reviewed by Michael Dirda | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
REVIEW | Leonard Barkan examines relationship between poetry and painting in “Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures.”
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Writing Contest: Who Can Craft The Best Flash Fiction In One Tweet ...

Writing Contest: Who Can Craft The Best Flash Fiction In One Tweet ... | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
We know there are many, many writers on Twitter, so this should be fun. We want to see who can come up with the best piece of flash fiction in one tweet – and we'll then highlight that winner in an upcoming post.
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Poetry In Motion: The Classic Form Isn't Dead, It's Evolving - WBUR

Poetry In Motion: The Classic Form Isn't Dead, It's Evolving - WBUR | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
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Poetry In Motion: The Classic Form Isn't Dead, It's Evolving
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Like our nation's changing demographics, Anita Diamant says poetry isn't what it used to be.
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Why We Should Memorize - New Yorker (blog)

Why We Should Memorize - New Yorker (blog) | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
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Why We Should Memorize
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It's tempting to sentimentalize an era in which poetry—memorized, recited poetry—held so prominent a place in the culture.
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Cupertino celebrates the arts with its first poet laureate and citywide poetry ... - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Cupertino celebrates the arts with its first poet laureate and citywide poetry ... - San Francisco Chronicle (blog) | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
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Brendan Smith: The Flobots: Reviving the Poetry of Politics

Brendan Smith: The Flobots: Reviving the Poetry of Politics | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Our generation's fight to build a sustainable future will be long and hard. To prevail we will need a battalion of Flobots to inspire and fortify our wills -- and together we will make the world better and more beautiful place.
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What Happened to Experimental Writing? - Publishers Weekly

What Happened to Experimental Writing? - Publishers Weekly | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
What Happened to Experimental Writing?
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I am often asked what makes writing experimental, how one knows to classify work as such.
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Spoken Word Poems - YouTube Video Poetry at DU Poetry Community

Read and contribute spoken word poetry: YouTube video poems. Film and digital art poems, readings, performance and slam poetry. DU Poetry Community, the harder side of poetry.
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Tonight it's Poetry showcases spoken word talent - The Sheaf

Tonight it's Poetry showcases spoken word talent - The Sheaf | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
For the last five years spoken word poets both amateur and professional alike have ascended to the Tonight it's Poetry stage on Sunday nights to read whimsical, insightful, sexy, hilarious, ingenious and, most importantly, ...
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The Opening Ceremony (Poetry of the Games 1) - Wall Street Journal (blog)

The Opening Ceremony (Poetry of the Games 1) - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal (blog)The Opening Ceremony (Poetry of the Games 1)Wall Street Journal (blog)Throughout the 2012 London Olympic Games, Guggenheim fellowship-winning poet Kwame Dawes will be writing verses that capture the spirit of the day's...
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The First Poem Published in a Scientific Journal

The First Poem Published in a Scientific Journal | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
An ode to the ocean's bioluminescent marvels.

We've already seen science as a muse of painting, music, sculpture, and design.
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City poet reflects on last two years, ponders next step « The Benicia ...

City poet reflects on last two years, ponders next step « The Benicia ... | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
She said the nine Poem Homes placed throughout the city successfully piqued residents' imaginations, because they had little idea what they'd get each time they reached in to grab a poem. ...
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A Spoken Word Artist response:Are poetry slams killing the art of poetry? By Kassandra Gordon

A Spoken Word Artist response:Are poetry slams killing the art of poetry? By Kassandra Gordon | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
I read an article by Nathan Thompson in the Independent at the beginning of month. It really bothered me. I smell a bit of classism...
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'Poetry post' installed in Lancaster's Musser Park - News

'Poetry post' installed in Lancaster's Musser Park - News | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
"It's not what we have, but what we enjoy that constitutes our abundance," says a newly posted quotation at Musser Park.The Musser Park Civic Association is hoping to foster an enjoyment of reading and words with the new "poetry post," installed...
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Me, myself and I: How easy is it to write confessional poetry? - The Independent

Me, myself and I: How easy is it to write confessional poetry? - The Independent | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
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Me, myself and I: How easy is it to write confessional poetry?
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She says this in her poem "Unspeakable", in her collection Stag's Leap, which last week won the T S Eliot prize for poetry.
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Creative writing inspired by UCL's museums and collections

Creative writing inspired by UCL's museums and collections | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
150 school children are coming to UCL on 6 February to write fiction inspired by UCL's wide range of museums and collections. The students, from ten London schools, will spend the day exploring UCL's museums and ...
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What Writers Need to Know About Quora Blogs - mediabistro.com

What Writers Need to Know About Quora Blogs - mediabistro.com | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
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What Writers Need to Know About Quora Blogs
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According to the site, most active writers on Quora get more than one million estimated annual views and now they have a new set of tools.
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Sundance 2013: Documentaries turning to writers to shape narrative - Los Angeles Times

Sundance 2013: Documentaries turning to writers to shape narrative - Los Angeles Times | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Sundance 2013: Documentaries turning to writers to shape narrative
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PARK CITY, Utah — A new title has been added to the list of movie credits that describe jobs few people understand.
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Literary voices: Writers reflect on the word 'hope' - Marketplace.org

Literary voices: Writers reflect on the word 'hope' - Marketplace.org | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
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Literary voices: Writers reflect on the word 'hope'. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images. Visitors walk past Shepard Fairey's portrait of U.S.
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The 'Mystic Writing Pad': What Would Freud Make of Today's Tablets? - The Atlantic

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Parenting Haiku: Poetry for the Twitter Generation - Babble (blog)

Parenting Haiku: Poetry for the Twitter Generation - Babble (blog) | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Babble (blog)Parenting Haiku: Poetry for the Twitter GenerationBabble (blog)It's also the perfect form of poetry to fit into Twitter's 140-character limit. Writing them, however, isn't always as easy as it seems.
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Kid Lit Frenzy: Books of Poetry - For Teachers Not Sure Where to Start

Kid Lit Frenzy: Books of Poetry - For Teachers Not Sure Where to Start | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Some of those books of poetry aren't so bad. I have even recommended some books of poetry that I have found to those same friends. I am learning and growing which means you can too if you think you might not like poetry.
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The Write Sisters: Poetry Friday–Tiny Poems « NESCBWI Kidlit ...

The Write Sisters: Poetry Friday–Tiny Poems « NESCBWI Kidlit ... | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
As a haiku poet, I'm a big fan of tiny poems. I love Valerie Worth's collection of poems titled, All the Small Poems and Fourteen More, I always participate in Laura Salas's 15 Words or Less Poems weekly challenge, and, I'm a ...
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