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It embodies #the belief that anyone can take the stage and interpret one of the most accessible art forms and "reveal poetry as a living read more...

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Between the announcement of the Best Translated Book Award longlists and the unveiling of the finalists, we will be covering all thirty-five titles in the Why This Book Should Win series. Enjoy learning about all the various titles selected by the fourteen fiction and poetry judges, and I hope you find a few to purchase and read! The entry below is by Lori Feathers, co-founder of Interabang Books in Dallas, TX. Thus Bad Begins by Javier read more...

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Campaigners believed they?d ended the Norwegian seal #hunt. But then two young filmmakers reignited a nation?s interest in the traditionThere?s not a lot of poetry in killing seals ? not in the rifle shot, nor in the swing of the infamous sealer?s club, the hakapik, not in the blood on the #ice. But there?s poetry in the ocean. In Sealers: One Last Hunt, a Norwegian documentary film about the end of a way of #life that is anathema to most of us in Europe, a group of hunters leap between the floes as the pack ice rises and falls on vast Atlantic swells, a scene that stays with the viewer like a read more...

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Discover an endless library of free #books, picture books, & poetry or use simple #tools to create books in minutes. Storybird is a creative community where read more...

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In a time in which the world is increasingly dangerous, cruel, alienating, and above all, incomprehensible, we might #find comfort, or at least kinship, in works of poetry. One such poet, whose inventive use of language is marked by despair and resurrection , seems, to me, particularly #worth read more...

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Here's another example from my adult #students sharing #poetry with young people in my "learning from my students' students" series. We're looking at how they interacted with You Just Wait: A Poetry Friday Power Book using each PowerPack to see how young writers responded.Here, Heather did all the activities herself in PowerPack 8!First, she created an original digital #poem postcard for the "anchor" poem by Charles Ghigna:Then, she created a digital postcard for one of the response poems by Janet Wong:Then, she shared the response poem SHE wrote in relation to the mentor read more...

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Just in case you’ve forgotten, in Greek and Roman mythology each of Zeus’ and Mnemosyne’s nine daughters were the original Muses destined to preside over the arts and sciences. Here are their names and their Muse #domains … Calliope (epic #poetry) Clio (history) Euterpe (#music) Erato (lyric poetry) Melpomene (tragedy) Polyhymnia (hymns) Terpsichore (dance) Thalia read more...

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Back in the early 2000s, LiveJournal was #big. Video hadn’t been perfected, Big Media hadn’t caught onto the Web yet, and most people still had dialup #service. So a lot your time online was spent reading #random things that random people had written. Diaries, slashfic stories, even (shudder) poetry. It was a real precursor to... Read more read more...

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Back in the early 2000s, LiveJournal was #big. Video hadn’t been perfected, Big Media hadn’t caught onto the Web yet, and most people still had dialup #service. So a lot your time online was spent reading #random things that random people had written. Diaries, slashfic stories, even (shudder) poetry. It was a real precursor to... Read more read more...

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Some people work in gas stations and they're poets. I don't call myself a poet, because I don't like the read more...

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A poet at dawn and dusk, and a marketing and technical writer to earn her bread, Heidi lives in Teaticket and works for the University of Washington in Seattle. After 22 years on the West Coast, with vistas opened by Skype, Slack, and Zoom she #heeded the siren call of the Atlantic and returned to the scrub pines and sandy soil of her read more...

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From the outset of his career Bernstein has fought for a #poetry of leaps and fissures, one that inhabits the space between logic and irrationality. Charles Bernstein's collection of poetic #essays, Pitch of Poetry is precisely that: a "pitch" for innovative and challenging poetry, and a statement about the "tune" or "key," the sound of poetry read more...

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Here's another example from my adult #students sharing #poetry with young people in my "learning from my students' students" series. We're looking at how they interacted with You Just Wait: A Poetry Friday Power Book using each PowerPack to see how young writers responded.Here, Gena got the students involved in PowerPack 9 of You Just Wait and they had fun with "found" poetry. First, she tried the PowerPlay activity with students-- making paper airplanes since the anchor #poem references making paper airplanes in English class.Then Gena created an original digital poem read more...

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Here's another example from my adult #students sharing #poetry with young people in my "learning from my students' students" series. We're looking at how they interacted with You Just Wait: A Poetry Friday Power Book using each PowerPack to see how young writers responded.Here, Gena got the students involved in PowerPack 9 of You Just Wait and they had fun with "found" poetry. First, she tried the PowerPlay activity with students-- making paper airplanes since the anchor #poem references making paper airplanes in English class.Then Gena created an original digital poem read more...

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At Boston Review, David Micah Greenberg looks at “Poetry and Agency Under Trump.” “It is uncertain how art or artists will #act in the short or longer term, but one form to watch is #poetry, because poetry explores the nature of #agency itself?what it means to summon the presence to act effectively and in relationship read more...

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Poetry of the Planets Announcement   April 10, 2017 AN ANNOUNCEMENT and invitation from Poetry of the Planets, a community #poetry project currently at Linden Endowment for the Arts Region 4 in Second Life ® Do you write poetry? Ever been in a virtual world? Not really interested in that, but still love writing poetry? Watch the video and then learn more at http://poetry#planetsisl.blogspot.com/ Poetry of the Planets runs through May 2017 to visit this location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LEA4/128/128/30 Music Thaxted (Holst) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed read more...

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Tiny Diapana is a literary dilettante and warrior of the written #word. She has a penchant for poetry, with some of her compositions seeing publication in anthologies. Tiny is drawn to magic realism (eg. Salman Rushdie, Etgar Kerret) and books that are read more...

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Tiny Diapana is a literary dilettante and warrior of the written #word. She has a penchant for poetry, with some of her compositions seeing publication in anthologies. Tiny is drawn to magic realism (eg. Salman Rushdie, Etgar Kerret) and books that are read more...

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Tiny Diapana is a literary dilettante and warrior of the written #word. She has a penchant for poetry, with some of her compositions seeing publication in anthologies. Tiny is drawn to magic realism (eg. Salman Rushdie, Etgar Kerret) and books that are read more...

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Between the announcement of the Best Trans#lated Book Award longlists and the unveiling of the finalists, we will be covering all thirty-five #titles in the Why This Book Should Win series. Enjoy learning about all the various titles selected by the fourteen fiction and poetry judges, and I hope you find a few to purchase and read! The entry below is the first about the poetry longlist, and is written by Emma Ramadan, translator from the French and co-owner of Riffraff bookstore and bar in Providence, RI. In Praise of Defeat by Abdellatif read more...

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