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Redefining poetry in a brave new mobile age

Redefining poetry in a brave new mobile age | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
A Concordia University professor has developed new methods of poetic expression using specially designed mobile apps.
Known as P.o.E.M.M., short for Poems for Excitable [Mobile] Media, Jason Lewis is ...
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Poetry’s Relationship With the Olympics

Poetry’s Relationship With the Olympics | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Poets are staging events around the 2012 Olympics, but they once competed in the Games.
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Poetry app retelling Australian histories

Poetry app retelling Australian histories | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
A new smartphone app is giving Australian poets the opportunity to immortalise their favourite haunts in words.
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Could You Do Better?

Could You Do Better? | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
You know the drill: your teacher asks you to compose a poem, you drum your fingers for a few hours and come up with something sickly sweet and frankly, a bit embarrassing. But not this fourth grade pupil.
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Margaret Atwood jumps into teen writing site Wattpad

Margaret Atwood jumps into teen writing site Wattpad | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Margaret Atwood dives into Wattpad, a social reading site that's been fertile ground for teens.
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Heaney's poetry is rock star attraction - Irish Independent

Heaney's poetry is rock star attraction - Irish Independent | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Heaney's poetry is rock star attractionIrish IndependentTWO of the biggest stars of literature and music bumped into each other at a book festival over the weekend.
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Do Poets Really Care About Slams?

Do Poets Really Care About Slams? | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
For one reason or other, lately I've been having the same conversation: do poets really care about slams?
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Should I Read or Should I Write?

Should I Read or Should I Write? | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Writers have a special dilemma: when you have a free moment, do you read or do you write?
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Poetry replaces placards as Russia's Occupy protesters camp out - The Irish Times - Wed, May 16, 2012

Poetry replaces placards as Russia's Occupy protesters camp out - The Irish Times - Wed, May 16, 2012 | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
MOSCOW LETTER:A SLENDER young man is performing an impassioned rap poem to an applauding crowd. A group engrossed in card games ignore the show, while someone is strumming a folksy tune on the guitar.
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Asia Writes: The Makassar International Writers Festival 2012 Opens June 13th (Indonesia)

Asia Writes: The Makassar International Writers Festival 2012 Opens June 13th (Indonesia) | Poetry resources | Scoop.it

A new literary festival held in Indonesia.

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London's global poetry anthology

London's global poetry anthology | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
London's Southbank Centre is currently hosting the largest gathering of international poets ever to be held in the UK, timed to coincide with the Cultural Olympiad.
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Poetry | Noah’s archive - Books - livemint.com

Poetry | Noah’s archive - Books - livemint.com | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Poetry | Noah?s archive, There is a filing cabinet with neat folders in Adil Jussawalla?
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It's Raining Poems! 100,000 Of Them.

It's Raining Poems! 100,000 Of Them. | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Tonight London will be hit by a poetry storm -- that’s right, it will be raining poetry. Chilean arts collective Casagrande will drop 100,000 poems from a helicopter over the south bank of the Thames river at twilight.
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Poet laureate stats: numbers, race and gender - Houston Chronicle (blog)

Poet laureate stats: numbers, race and gender - Houston Chronicle (blog) | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Houston Chronicle (blog)Poet laureate stats: numbers, race and genderHouston Chronicle (blog)Let's imagine, for a moment, that the appointment of a US poet laureate commanded the same sort of attention as the NFL draft.
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Tearful Ken Babstock accepts Griffin poetry prize

Tearful Ken Babstock accepts Griffin poetry prize | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
TORONTO — Ken Babstock wiped away tears as he accepted the $65,000 Griffin poetry prize, widely considered the world’s richest award of its kind.
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Electronically Knitted Spam Poetry

Electronically Knitted Spam Poetry | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
Artist duo Mar Canet and Varvara Guljajeva like to bring digital culture and traditional crafting together.
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Written in flesh: Tattoos take on more text | INFORUM | Fargo, ND

Written in flesh: Tattoos take on more text | INFORUM | Fargo, ND | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
FARGO - The tats, they are a-changing. Tattoos, that is. Tribal bands are out and text is in. Script on skin is the current trend in body art making up the bulk of the business for local shops.
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Verona students combine social media and poetry - NorthJersey.com

Verona students combine social media and poetry - NorthJersey.com | Poetry resources | Scoop.it
"Original Poetry" was founded last June by VHS senior Nick Looney...
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