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A poet-photographer, he frames and shoots these rotting ties, trestles, and rusting bridges with the patience and love of a poet listening to his muse, capturing the haunted quality of this New York river valley.
12:50 Jan 29, 2012
The Hungarian poet Miklos Radnoti was murdered by Nazi collaborators. His body was later found in a mass grave with 10 final poems in his raincoat.
10:55 Dec 15, 2011
Who is that up and coming poet coming straight out of Queens, NY that's here to give you the best poems ever.
17:11 Dec 2, 2011
This is a poem about the beauty of the night, by Anna-Stina Johansson, the NewsBlaze Laplander.
21:04 Nov 26, 2011
Edited by poet and Hollywood Sentinel publisher Bruce Edwin, the new poetry section will feature the greatest poetry from the greatest of poets, renown and unknown, from around the world.
15:54 Nov 25, 2011
This is a reminder that as a race not just one particular colour, we should aim to make something good of our lives for the betterment of ourselves and others. Let us put aside the hate and hurt that so often divides us.
05:40 Nov 2, 2011
Djelloul Marbrook, while admiring David Orr's story, takes him to task for not questioning the validity of this notion. Poetry, Marbrook, says, is alive and flourishing in spite of widespread reports that it is on its death bed.
07:04 Oct 10, 2011
God is our refuge and a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, even though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.
13:46 Sep 11, 2011
The principles she discovered were also a wellspring of encouragement as she experienced life with her profoundly disabled younger brother and witnessed her mother's struggle with Multiple Sclerosis.
07:22 Sep 9, 2011
A glance at what poetry means to a collective of Roehampton university, old students and current.
12:35 Sep 8, 2011
Poets Worldwide Unite for the Truly Historic '100 Thousand Poets for Change' Event
15:41 Aug 9, 2011
American poetry tends to commemorate the ordinary, striving to use plain language and to avoid references to things readers may not know. Gjertrud Schnackenberg's 'Heavenly Questions' breaks out of this mold with breathtaking grandeur and breadth
14:47 Jul 26, 2011
Why does a poet write poetry? For recognition, the praise of contemporaries, the money [just kidding here], or something else? Djelloul Marbrook, a prize-winning poet, says it's for something else as far as he's concerned.
13:45 Jun 18, 2011
A stroll down the main street of Hudson, New York, prompts prize-winning poet Djelloul Marbrook to meditate on our culture's values. Here in the midst of this famous antique venue a book fair was also underway.
17:38 May 23, 2011
Today we witness a similar situation. Greed is good, society says. This is a madhouse, our poets respond. Greed is Christian, our society says. Didn't you hear what the man said? our poets ask.
06:29 May 22, 2011
Call me crazy, but writing for money has never sat well with me. I joined the American Newspaper Guild to fight for better wages and conditions, and I worked most of my adult life as a newspaper reporter and editor, but in my old age my native crazi
18:49 May 20, 2011
At boarding school every Sunday he encountered a banner saying, 'Suffer the little children to come unto me,' but he never thought that meant him, and here he tells why.
18:47 May 7, 2011
One of the beauties of the Internet is that it encourages writers to retrieve works of literature that have blossomed for a season and then fallen into neglect. Here poet Djelloul Marbrook revisits an exquisite chapbook of poems by Gretchen Primack
12:34 May 5, 2011
When another author, Dan Baum, called Djelloul Marbrook's novel, 'Saraceno,' a prose poem, Marbrook began meditating on the nature of prose and poetry and arrived at some provocative conclusions, expressed here.
12:01 Apr 30, 2011
Good fiction, says prize-winning poet Djelloul Marbrook, is about creating that one character without whom your world mcan no longer exist, a person indispensable to your imagination. That's what he tried to do in 'Artemisia's Wolf,'
06:05 Apr 26, 2011
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