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A poem by Sascha Aurora Akhtar

Amaryllis is Poetry Swindon's poetry blog and publishes two new poems a week, every Monday and Thursday.
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The Art of Being Alone: May Sarton’s Stunning 1938 Ode to Solitude

The Art of Being Alone: May Sarton’s Stunning 1938 Ode to Solitude | Poetry News | Scoop.it
"There is no place more intimate than the spirit alone."
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‘Sequence after Celan’ by Gillian Prew

‘Sequence after Celan’ by Gillian Prew | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Sequence after Celan 1 Spring: trees flying up to their birds where the sun is the seeds are freed their small sound a wound like death watercoloured and open each foliated lung with its breathing understory the climb of springtime into the loud light sky filled with dove-coloured words 2 the climbed evening is thick…
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Jeramy Dodds reads from Crabwise to the Hounds

Poet Jeramy Dodds reads the poem "The Epileptic Acupuncturist" from Crabwise to the Hounds, shortlisted for the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize. Learn more abou
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Incredible Bridges: "Remember" by Joy Harjo

Incredible Bridges: "Remember" by Joy Harjo - This lesson plan is part of the series “Incredible Bri
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Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi Experiments With A Genderless World

Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi Experiments With A Genderless World | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi has become less and less comfortable viewing the world through the prisms of sex or gender.
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Freshness of Words – George Herbert and Anna Akhmatova

Freshness of Words – George Herbert and Anna Akhmatova | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Last week, having seen Armando Ianucci’s film The Death of Stalin with its atmosphere of murder, fear, mutual suspicion and double-talk, I was sent back to Elaine Feinstein’s biography of Anna Akhmatova, Anna of All the Russias (2005). From there I moved on to Akhmatova’s work, where I found the opening lines of a poem…
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Almost the Equinox by Sarah Maguire review – elegant and breathtaking

Almost the Equinox by Sarah Maguire review – elegant and breathtaking | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Maguire is our finest gardener-poet and this latest volume is a rich bouquet that exists on the edge of elegy
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Sascha Aurora Akhtar (poet) - United Kingdom - Poetry International

Sascha Aurora Akhtar (poet) - United Kingdom - Poetry International | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Sascha Aurora Akhtar originates from Pakistan, and was educated there and in the USA. Her debut poetry collection, The Grimoire of Grimalkin, was published in 2007 and …
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‘Ironing the Spider’ by Sasha Dugdale

‘Ironing the Spider’ by Sasha Dugdale | Poetry News | Scoop.it
    Ironing the Spider My most violent act: once ironing a spider. She had climbed between sheets on the ironing board And was resting in the pastel scent of laundry: A large spider, slightly prim, self-assured. I can’t abide violence. I can’t even swat a fly. The death of this meaty widow left a…
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Jack Little's Review of In the Curator's Hands by Abegail Morley - The Lake - contemporary poetry webzine - Dec17

Jack Little's Review of In the Curator's Hands by Abegail Morley - The Lake - contemporary poetry webzine - Dec17 | Poetry News | Scoop.it
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Romantic by Mike Ferguson

Romantic by Mike Ferguson | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Romantic She wants romance as the tide turns its black ink into the shore after the sun has set and the sky is still ignited. Venus mocks her as a star, but it could be that what you see and want is what you get in a dream like this. Even the stone where she…
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Free Thinking: Poetry and Protest Newcastle, Arts and Ideas - BBC Radio 3

Free Thinking: Poetry and Protest Newcastle, Arts and Ideas - BBC Radio 3 | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Poetry and protest -Jackie Kay, Fred D'Aguiar and Major Jackson at Newcastle University.
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Communicating science using the Arts

Communicating science   using the Arts | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Poetry and Science are two completely different worlds? Not if you ask Dr Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, who believes in Arts as a great tool to communicate science. A conversation.
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Tobias & Elizabeth Bishop

Tobias & Elizabeth Bishop | Poetry News | Scoop.it
  Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979).  Poet and writer. National book award and Pultizer prize winner. Best friend of Tobias. Lullaby for the cat Minnow, go to sleep and dream,  Close your great big…
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Episode 40: Kaveh Akbar

Episode 40: Kaveh Akbar | Poetry News | Scoop.it
Rachel Zucker speaks with Kaveh Akbar about his first full-length poetry
collection, Calling a Wolf a Wolf. They talk about recovery, addiction,
Ellen Bryant Voigt’s unpunctuated line, teaching, his writing process for
poetry or prose, the hutzpah and/or cluelessness that enabled him to reach
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“Trees” by W.S. Merwin

“Trees” by W.S. Merwin | Poetry News | Scoop.it
TREES   I am looking at trees they may be one of the things I will miss most from the earth though many of the ones I have seen already I cannot remember and though I seldom embrace the ones I…
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After ‘High Heels’ by Yehuda Amichai – Modern Poetry in Translation ANNA KISBY

After ‘High Heels’ by Yehuda Amichai – Modern Poetry in Translation ANNA KISBY | Poetry News | Scoop.it
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