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News in Poetry A Brief Lesson in Italian From the World's Preeminent Pasta Poet
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (13:48:03)

For centuries, poets have enthused about the beauty of a rose or the majesty of the sea—but what about pasta? Why aren’t there more odes to orecchiette or sonnets about spaghetti?

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In the Traditional Media 'Mad Men' coming attractions poetry: The episode 705 'The Runaways'
Posted by fogglethorpe on Monday, May 05, 2014 (15:23:23)

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner is famously spoiler-averse, so much so that the show's "next on" scenes have become all but inscrutable -- a string of quick-cut non-sequiturs that say next to nothing about the next week's episode..

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News in Poetry 11 ways to celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (15:04:55)

1. Learn to insult like the Bard himself, you spleeny fly-bitten pumpion..

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News in Poetry 'To Be Or Not To Be': That Was Our Poll Question
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (13:12:38)

At least on one thing most of us agree: Too much of a good thing can be desired. And so enough attempting poetry, We'll get to the results before you're tired..

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News in Poetry Salon 615: An Open Letter to Lyle Lovett
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 (16:00:00)

Your lyrics capture the little things of a person’s manner or being. As in the craft of poetry, “God is in the details” and I can see you know this well, which is why I think we’d really get along if you chose to come over for a cup of that coffee with that cream you claim to love so much..

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News in Poetry The cars and the courtship
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, February 14, 2014 (16:26:24)

The love affair began with a 1939 Buick convertible. The only hitch for Marion Nicholson? Her father bought it for her brother, not for her. For the “car-mad” young woman, it would be the start of a decades-long passion for cars..

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News in Poetry 10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 (16:00:00)

Writing poems may not be for you, I know mine would look something like “Roses are red, violets are blue, I hate poetry but I love you.” I literally just made that up thank you please quote me when you inevitably post that gem on Tumblr..

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News in Poetry TAURUS: Nov. 6-12
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 (15:17:13)

Poetry News: TAURUS : "Poetry might be defined as the clear expression of mixed feelings," wrote W.H. Auden.

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News in Poetry Robot Poet Creates Dreadful Poetry for Your iPhone
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 (20:55:34)

Dig the daring of ee cummings? Love the lyricism of Lord Byron? Want the wisdom of Walt Whitman? Then this isn’t the app for you! Purple Falcon today announces Robo-Poet 1.2, its new entertainment app for iOS. Robo-Poet randomizes and matches endless phrases to hilarious effect. He’s been programmed to be a poet. But due to bugs in his software, he mixes everything up and outputs dreadful poetry. The resulting nonsense recalls the inspired idiocy of Monty Python and writings of Woody Allen. Link!

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News in Poetry Fancypants London is using poetry to urge proper transit manners
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, October 03, 2013 (22:04:15)

Poetry is a nicer, decidedly more British version of “DUDE, quit blocking the f*cking subway doors; I’m late for work!” And you can thank London’s mayor for that — he’s the one who decided to paper the London Underground with poems gently reminding riders how best to behave:Link!

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News in Poetry NASA Is Sending These Poems to Mars
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, August 10, 2013 (15:00:00)

More than 15,000 entries were submitted by space geeks and poets the world over. A couple thousand were disqualified (too long; too short; totally inappropriate), leaving about 12,500. The public voted online, and the five top vote-getters (only two of which came from Americans) were announced Thursday..

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News in Poetry Satirically Romantic Dog Poems - 'I Could Chew On This' Features...
Posted by Ozymandias on Wednesday, August 07, 2013 (07:04:35)

'I Could Chew On This' is the exciting new installment from New York Times Best Selling Author Francesco Marciuliano. Released as a follow-up to his first collection of poems titled 'I Could Pee On This, and Other Poems by Cats,' 'I Could Chew On This' features poems "written" by dogs. The result are some of the funniest and cleverest verses in contemporary popular poetry. Link!

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News in Poetry The Great Works Speak to Digital Media
Posted by fogglethorpe on Monday, May 27, 2013 (06:04:37)

What does Wordsworth think about digital media’s struggles to demonstrate sufficient ROI? The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.

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News in Poetry 100 Words: Rudy Gay
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, May 01, 2013 (14:04:27)

Blake Murphy, Raptors Republic From 19 Feet, a poem New hope springs A star within our grasp But when is a star not a star

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News in Poetry Re: 100 Words: Quincy Acy
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (16:04:07)

The mission I charged the contributors with was simple: you have 100 words (prose, poetry, song, whatever) to discuss said player..

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News in Poetry Blooming New England - Spring Flowers 2013
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (15:54:27)

April offers us poetry month and the first flash mob of flowers, and so here is a poem about spring often attributed to Ogden Nash, or e.e. cummings, but now believed to not have been written by either. Googling a source today, decades after I started reciting this poem, I learned I don't even have the words right..

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News in Poetry A Cartoon Tribute To Cats, And The Poets Who Loved Them
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (15:42:41)

Poetry News: Tuesday marks the close of National Poetry Month, a 30-day celebration of all things versified and all people versifying.

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News in Poetry Oh UPS man, my UPS man
Posted by Tony on Monday, April 22, 2013 (19:18:44)

Poetry News: I can't remember the last time I sat down with a book of poems, a hot mug of deliciousness, and delved into the world of poetry.

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News in Poetry 5 creatures from Romanian folktales
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 09, 2013 (15:40:00)

These five creatures are from Romanian legend and fairy tales. They are interesting and a good way start to exploring about different legends from around the world. So here is a brief look at these creatures..

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News in Poetry James Franco - actor, professor, writer, artist - says his multi-tasking is not
Posted by Tony on Tuesday, March 05, 2013 (12:58:01)

Poetry News: ... has published a well- reviewed collection of short stories about delinquent California teens and an upcoming book of poetry; made a documentary about the comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live, and short clips for the comedy website Funny or Die); ...

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News in Poetry World Poetry Day: Release Your Inner Poet
Posted by anna9 on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 (03:49:24)

Poetry News: Today is World Poetry Day, and as everyone knows, being a poet is not just about your lyrical prose, it's also about the look.

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Art in the News Trails & Vistas announces a The Dreaming Tree' art hike
Posted by anna9 on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 (03:34:43)

Art hikes provide a unique opportunity to slow down, connect with the natural world and tap creative roots by experiencing original dance, music, poetry and installation art on the trail. The art hikes traditionally sell out so this year we are encouraging people to purchase tickets when they become available on July 1.” ...

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Reviews Wine: Craftsmanship Key To York Winery
Posted by anna9 on Friday, June 01, 2012 (12:29:11)

"Wine is bottled poetry.....?" : CRAFTSMANSHIP KEY TO YORK WINERY YorkRegion.com May 31 2012 Ontario, Canada If, as novelist Robert Louis Stevenson once quipped, wine is bottled poetry, the Nersisyan family of King Township is authoring a collection of classics.

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In the Traditional Media Kaliopi wishes everyone would go to Eurovision finals
Posted by anna9 on Sunday, May 27, 2012 (22:49:50)

Eurovision :

Kaliopi Bukle, more simply known as Kaliopi, is a Macedonian singer and song-writer. In November 2011 she was internally chosen to represent the Republic of Macedonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku. Macedonia will go under #22 in the finals.



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Reviews Road Trips, Making life the best it can be
Posted by anna9 on Monday, April 30, 2012 (01:08:47)

Fun: ... They say a picture is worth a thousands words and nothing can get leave you more speechless then some of the scenic overlooks we have in our area. One big time favorite is the Berkley Springs over look....

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