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See all stories on this topicMimi Khalavati stumbled across her flair for poetry during a scriptwriting workshop. “Upon pursuing it further, I was overwhelmed by my ignorance,” she said. At "Powerful Voices" at the lawn of the Bangla Academy on the opening day of Hay, she explained that poetry is a sophisticated and difficult artLink!

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 How to gain immortality: Chaucer, perhaps best known for his title, Father of English Poetry, and his summative works, often employed bawdy and satirical undertones. With an ear for exquisite lyrical metrics and a seemingly n...
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 U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Robert Pinsky: Robert Pinsky is one of America's leading poets, but he is most famous for having been the United States Poet Laureate three separate times. He is widely thought to be one of the most effective poet...
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 1,000-Year-Old Chinese Tomb Is Found Filled With Poetry, Murals and Star Maps: A Chinese tomb was unearthed by researchers and is filled with star maps, poetry and murals. All of the images and findings have now been published in English by Chinese Cultural Relics.comments?

 The haunting poetry of a Chinese factory worker who committed suicide: The poems, translated at the leftist website Libcom.org, are a wrenching echo of the alienation and hardship felt by countless people in modern China and, for that matter, in other parts of the develo...
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 Poet Sangi Debuts with SERENDIPITY: Author and poet Sangi explores the depths of her subconscious to offer a deeper understanding of the human condition in her accessible new poetry collection, "Serendipity" (published by AuthorHouse UK...
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 New poetry by Glade A. Myler takes on universal form: Containing poems written in Spanish and English, as well as one in Portuguese, the new anthology by poet and author Glade A. Myler, “Through the Eye of the Needle: A Book of Poetry” (published by ...
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 Maya Angelou's Posthumous Album - Caged Bird Songs.: Poetry News: "Four bars, 16 bars a there were certain meters she implied musically in her work," is explained. Best known for her poetry and the iconic 1969 autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sin...
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 69: The Other Wise Poetry an awesome book of poetry has been released: The Otherwise Poetry is a collection of 69 poems that perceptively romanticises a relationship between two lovers. The poems narrate the yearning of betrayed soul, who now craves to reunite with his p...
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 Christina Poetry launches her second CD - upcoming release party: Many would say that mere words could not accurately describe how magnificent God is, however; Christina has somehow managed to capture the essence of who God is, through lyrical expression in the poem...
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 'The Caribbean Writer - Volume 29' will your Art or Story be in it?: Poetry News: Your work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience, or perspective. Besides the usual poetry, short fiction and essays, Volume 29 will highlight contradictions and ambiguities in t...
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 E. E. Cummings: Edward Estlin "E.E." Cummings (October 14, 1894 — September 3, 1962) was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two auto...
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 Royal BC Museum Marks Remembrance Day With Series Of Events: Poetry News: The event kicks off with the series with The Ones Who Have to Pay: The Soldiers - Poets of Victoria, BC in the Great War, a look at poetry written by local soldiers and sent to Victoria n...
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 Fenland's Poet Laureate writes Poems for Peace: Fenland’s Poet Laureate has written a series of poems to commemorate the First World War. Poppy Kleiser, of Wisbech, won the title in March this year and has now penned her Poems for Peace. Th...
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 Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers: Poetry News: New editions by kindred reading spirits are like renewed conversations with old friends: I met John Berryman's poetry in a college class, where His Toy, His Dream, His Rest were required ...
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 Interview with poet Diane di Primavisit|article-5874262|river-40376-1col-hp-6|1: Diane di Prima has been writing poetry in San Francisco ever since the summer of 1968, when she arrived from New York. At 80, she continues to write newsy, visionary poetry. This month City Lights is ...
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 What's up in Burnaby? New arts listings Nov. 5: Saturday, November 15 The Poetry Wars, a poetry study group led by Carol Shillibeer, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Bookstore, 43 Sixth St., www.rclas.com. - See more at: http://www.burnabynow.com...
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 Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Red Sky at Morning.: Poetry News: The woofers, puts a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop. Voices and Soul appears on Black Kos Tuesday's Chile ; poetry chosen and critiqued by Black Kos Poetry Editor Justice Putnam. ...
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 'Rising, Falling, All of Us: New and Collected Poems'...: California author and poet, Thelma T. Reyna is pleased to announce her new book of poetry entitled, "Rising, Falling, All of Us: New and Collected Poems"...and many more. The poems in this collection ...
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 Cape Breton University lecturer releases fourth poetry collection: Cape Breton University lecturer and poet Jesse Patrick Ferguson released his fourth full-length poetry collection, "Mr. Sapiens," last month with national publisher Wolsak and Wynn (Hamilton).
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 The Ghost at Copper Creek Mansion: Every castle needs a ghost and for the Sibley mansion that ghost would belong to the soul of eccentric poet Martin Tew. Tew arrived in Copper Creek in 1902 and was a mining engineer, lawyer, teacher, ...
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 Watch Party Dispatch: Poets and Pols Gather For Some Pointed Words: For the most part, the open mic performers read love poems and other work not directly related to the elections, though some poems addressed political and social themes.comments?

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 Oasis in Space: Found sound poetry and video: The piece strictly follows the form of the fugue with four voices entering one at a time: tenor, alto, soprano, bass. The basic structure is that of the canon or round (Row, row, row your boat) result...
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