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The best of modern and classical poetry from around the world
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Poetic novel proves the power of small publishers - Victoria Times Colonist

Poetic novel proves the power of small publishers - Victoria Times Colonist | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Poetic novel proves the power of small publishersVictoria Times ColonistShe moves seamlessly between poetry and prose in the pages of Leaving Now, writing with an obvious respect for language.
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US Poets in Mexico ! | Indigenous People's Literature Blog

As translator/editor of Penguin's recent editions of Borges' poetry and essays, I will lead the group in discussing not only Borges' poetics of writing and translating but also engage the students in practicing translation in order to explore the ...
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Asia Writes: Call For Submissions from International Poets: Issue 23 ...

Revival Literary Journal is calling for submissions from local, national and international poets and writers for the next issue which will be published in Limerick, July 2012. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Submissions, poetry and ...
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because writing is my vice: Tiggy Johnson - Poet Series

because writing is my vice: Tiggy Johnson - Poet Series | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
I would choose a contemporary poet over a master 49 out of 50 times, though I have been known to spend time with Sylvia Plath, as well as recently hooking up with a handful of haiku masters. Please include a favourite poem ...
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Cool Mom Picks - If toddlers could write poetry, it would go ...

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If babies wrote poetry, what would they write? Suzanne Weber has some ideas. Not nice ideas. But hilarious. For a peek into the tortured souls of toddlers, read her book To What Miserable Wretches Have I Been Born?
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Asleep in New York: Poetry in General: Film Grain

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Current State of Mind Hypomanic. But sick, so it's slightly subdued. I'm gonna be posting a lot, because I'm writing a lot, because I'm thinking a lot! Beware of excessive prose, outbursts of poetry, and R-rated material.
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Poetry Foundation Comics Exhibit « Death By Orphans

Poetry Foundation Comics Exhibit « Death By Orphans | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Do you like poetry? Do you like comics on walls? Are you going to be around Chicago between May 31st and September 4th? I guess that means you should briskly mosey to the POETRY FOUNDATION's: “Verse, Stripped: A ...
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POETRY: "The Reindeer Camps," by Barton Sutter - Minneapolis Star Tribune

POETRY: "The Reindeer Camps," by Barton Sutter - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star TribunePOETRY: "The Reindeer Camps," by Barton SutterMinneapolis Star TribuneUnafraid to employ meter and humor, Sutter revels in the natural world, writing poems that reveal his ear for the spoken, or sung, word.
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No Autopsy Needed

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One of my pet peeves is the rampant use of pharmaceuticals; it seems like the majority of folks in this country have turned into my grandma. If she were alive today, she’d need a pantry to hold a...
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Walking After Rain

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Ghost the long dry empty days, bear down the halt and heave of night. Parched ocean of cherry blossom, colourless reef. But I am walking after rain. Bank and fill to set the pace, tack the old road...
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POETRY: "The Alphabet Not Unlike the World," by Katrina Vandenberg - Minneapolis Star Tribune

POETRY: "The Alphabet Not Unlike the World," by Katrina Vandenberg - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star TribunePOETRY: "The Alphabet Not Unlike the World," by Katrina VandenbergMinneapolis Star TribuneWith the dominance of the personal lyric, much contemporary poetry feels like that moth: a moment frozen in time and sealed off from...
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Poetry Saturdays: Andrea Gibson - The Pursuit of Harpyness

Poetry Saturdays: Andrea Gibson - The Pursuit of Harpyness | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
I was lucky enough to see Andrea Gibson perform at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York this week. Gibson is an award-winning poet and activist whose poetry focuses on gender norms, politics, and the struggles queer ...
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Prose by Jeff Dupuis

Prose by Jeff Dupuis | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Christ I was complaining about my father, who just bought a house In Newfoundland, at a Starbucks, sipping on a low-fat Chai Latte, And warming my hands on the mug, when Christ returned to Earth. I...
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Poet marries precision, compassion - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Poet marries precision, compassion - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
TheChronicleHerald.caPoet marries precision, compassionTheChronicleHerald.caMonica Kidd, a doctor based in St. John's, is a novelist, poet, journalist and filmmaker.
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Notes on The Valley Poets Reading Series – Village Book Shop ...

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I'm still pretty much in self-imposed poetry exile until the end of the semester, but I had to make a super-special exception this evening, since it was the last time The Valley Poets Reading Series was held at Village Book Shop in ...
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Savatage tells a story through poetry, madness - Austin Herald

Austin HeraldSavatage tells a story through poetry, madnessAustin HeraldOn albums like “Poets & Madmen” — their 11th and last album to date — Savatage blends progressive metal with a hint of operatic styles to add story and meaning.
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GotPoetry.com > > Spokane Poetry Slam

GotPoetry.com > > Spokane Poetry Slam | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Poetry News: Held every third Sunday. Slam poetry is a form of competitive performed poetry in which poets are judged by five members of the audience chosen at random.Link!
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Poetry: Readings, Reflections, Introduction, and Recuperation « The ...

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Billy Collins goes on to say, “Poetry need not be read by everyone–lots of intense activities have small audiences–but surely this distressing ratio can be changed so that poetry is enjoyed by people who have no professional ...
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Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine: The 10 Essential Poets Every ...

Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine: The 10 Essential Poets Every ... | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
The 10 Essential Poets Every Student Should Encounter in School. The 10 Essential Poets Every Student Should Encounter in School. Posted by Bill Crider at 9:50 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook ...
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Poet Tree: Saturday Night Poetry Reading

Poet Tree: Saturday Night Poetry Reading | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Tonight's poem is by Marguerite Young (1908-1995), a descendant of Brigham Young who in her incredibly poetic novels, poetry and non-fiction always seemed obsessed with how doggedly humans pursue utopian ideals.
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At The Feet Of God

At The Feet Of God | Pure Poetry | Scoop.it
Moonlight whispers sweet reprieve Waves of sand my eye deceives Like far away drifting autumn leaves Holding memories of tearful pleas   In the sun’s regard my skin will blush A shade o...
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The Voice from the Spectrum: THE POETS INTEREST WITH ...

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Check out my next broadcast of "The Poet's Interest: With Marilyn and Ryan." I am the co-host of this show teaming up with poet Marilyn Francis with me as the host of this weekly online radio program.
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