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The best of modern and classical poetry from around the world
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Origami Lotus Poetry - Book Review: Therapy Poetry by Clara B ...

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Therapy Poetry by Clara B. Ray My rating: 3 of 5 stars Therapy Poetry by Clara B. Ray is a chilling poetic travel into the mind and soul of the author with a past history of child abuse. Ray informs us (the readers) that she was ...
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THURS 7TH JUNE: TPN POETRY READING & LAUNCH OF ISSUE 3

The Paper Nautilus publishes contemporary poetry and is based in Cambridge, UK. 29 May 2012 · Leave a Comment. THURS 7TH JUNE: TPN POETRY READING & LAUNCH OF ISSUE 3 LONDON, UK. To celebrate the launch of Issue #3 of ...
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DIAMOND JUBILEE: Twister whips up poetry inspiration - The Oxford Times

DIAMOND JUBILEE: Twister whips up poetry inspiration - The Oxford Times | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
DIAMOND JUBILEE: Twister whips up poetry inspirationThe Oxford TimesShe was one of three winners in a Jubilee poetry contest organised by Bicester MP Tony Baldry.
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The Bridge That Connects Us by Martin Navnihal Lochner

We fought each other last night, The mysticism of love, momentarily a myth, … anger dividing a double bed in …Continue reading »...
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Get Lit

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It’s been hot for a whole week and the anxiety of these endless roads has been keeping me up like a goddamn scarecrow I’m here with all my suitcases, 34 years of age with the pay check ...
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dVersePoets Pub – Memorial Day Prompt : “Soldiers Come in All Sizes”

dVersePoets Pub – Memorial Day Prompt : “Soldiers Come in All Sizes” | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
*** Pictured, “Upholding the Constitution, Poetry” Celebrating Law, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, and the Military, as professions upholding our Constitution. *** “a beginner&#8217...
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Be Your Own Shakespeare | The Quiet Stanza

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If you've never written a poem in your life, forget the rules for the time being, and take a deep breath. Poetry is an incredibly personal form of writing. It's almost more intimate than writing in a locked journal, poetry exposes you ...
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Hearing about Harte - Times-Standard

Hearing about HarteTimes-StandardBob Libershal, president elect of the Humboldt County Historical Society, presents “Prose & Verse by 'Ichabod' & 'Blizzard': Early Writings of Bret Harte in Humboldt,” at the Humboldt County Historical Society...
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Kingdom Poets (a blog by D.S. Martin): Ursula Bethell

Kingdom Poets (a blog by D.S. Martin): Ursula Bethell | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Ursula Bethell (1874—1945) has been described as “the most firmly, traditionally Christian” of New Zealand's poets. She was born in England, but moved to New Zealand as a small child; she was educated in England and ...
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O Living Always--Always Dying by Walt Whitman

O Living Always--Always Dying - Walt Whitman. O Living Always--Always Dying and other poems by Walt Whitman. Read, comment and share O Living Always--Always Dying.
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City To Host Student Poetry Slam | WPRI.com

City To Host Student Poetry Slam | WPRI.com | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Ninety-two fifth-graders from 13 city schools entered the Poetry Slam, in which students are encouraged to write poems with an anti-tobacco message in a rap-style "slam."...
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Poetry For Soldiers

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Twice a year, we are asked to remember soldiers. In November, all of those who served and, in May, those who never made it back from battle. It can be a difficult task because too often, these soldiers were not well known to ...
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Expressing Peace In Art And Poetry - KYW Newsradio

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KYW NewsradioExpressing Peace In Art And PoetryKYW NewsradioBy Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Sonia Sanchez is Philadelphia's Poet Laureate and Jane Golden is the creator of Philadelphia's unique Mural Arts program.
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Edgemont Poetry Night A Success - Patch.com

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Edgemont Poetry Night A SuccessPatch.comEdgemont The evening of Friday, April 27 was Edgemont's first Poetry Night. It was very successful -- dozens of students, siblings, parents and staff attended.
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Poetry Brings Memorial Day Reminder - Patch.com

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Poetry Brings Memorial Day ReminderPatch.comStudents from Shrewsbury Boro School offer insight into the true meaning behind Memorial Day with original poetry.
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Frozen- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

Frozen- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
I have seen a life laid to waste,
in the name of pure stubbornness,
in the absolute definition of denial.

I see my own life.
Caught up on the same rails,
charging full steam ahead,
to a tunnel where no light shines.
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Dymock Poets' Paths | Fox Tales

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Anna Stenning (who is doing a PhD on Robert Frost and Edward Thomas) led a Friends of the Dymock Poets walk around some of the poets' paths yesterday. It was HOT – both the day and the walk. Well, ok, maybe walks ...
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An Evening of Russian Love Poetry at Eton College

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An Evening of Russian Love Poetry at Eton College. One Friday afternoon in March 2012, just before the International Women's Day, fourteen Oxford High School sixth formers ventured to Eton College to show off their Russian poetry skills to ...
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Poets of the Regency: William Wordsworth | Regency Reflections

Poets of the Regency: William Wordsworth | Regency Reflections | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Welcome back to our continuing series on the poets of the Regency! This is where we find out what might have been in the slim volumes of verse a Regency heroine would reach for in her well-appointed library when she ...
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Memorial Day–Poetry Prompt « dVerse

Memorial Day–Poetry Prompt « dVerse | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Over the centuries and across the globe, many poets have done the same, among them: William Shakespeare, Wilfred Owens, Robinson Jeffers, Walt Whitman, Carl Sandburg, Matthew Arnold, Rudyard Kipling, Anne Sexton, ...
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Poem of the week: The Bed That Is a Tree by Kim Lasky - The Guardian

Poem of the week: The Bed That Is a Tree by Kim Lasky - The Guardian | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
The GuardianPoem of the week: The Bed That Is a Tree by Kim LaskyThe GuardianCut lose from classical context, The Bed That Is a Tree works perfectly as a resonant contemporary love poem.
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Awaken Series: Can Poetry Matter to Theology? | antler

Awaken Series: Can Poetry Matter to Theology? | antler | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago poet, critic, and one-time National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Dana Gioia published a book which contained one of the most important literary essays of the last century. Can Poetry Matter?
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