Poetry

Greek President pays tribute to national poet Dionysios Solomos

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, honored the Greek national poet Dionysios Solomos, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution. The ceremony at the National Garden of Athens took place under the auspices of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO. “I imagine him, at …

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Urdu poet Tarannum Riyaz dies of Covid | Delhi News

New Delhi: Urdu poet, critic and author Tarannum Riyaz died in a Delhi hospital on Thursday due to Covid-19. Her husband, Riyaz Punjabi, a former vice-chancellor of the University of Kashmir, died in the city last month. Born in Srinagar in 1960, she was a fiction writer, critic and former …

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Red Cup Rebellion enters the game of poetry

Last week, those of us living in Very Online Life â„¢ were surprised to find that a new touch of culture and sophistication would arrive at online retailers and select bookstores in certain geographic pockets of Mississippi. Thanks to the vigilance of Red Cup contributor and online mogul Mr. Bunkie …

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The dancer and the poet

Block Club Chicago’s “It’s All Good” podcast released with episode 5! The episode’s title is “The Dancer and the Poet,” and it focuses on Chicago’s teens finding creativity and community during the pandemic. Jessica Romero and Jackie Gaytan created the 8Teenth Hip-Hop group so that teens can experience competitive dancing …

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Library hosts poetry night with poet laureate from Maine

Stuart kestenbaum Photo added Camden Public Library and the Stewardship Education Alliance are planning to host Maine Poet Laureate Stuart Kestenbaum at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, for a special evening of poetry. The event will kick off a two-week “Poetry on Windows” (POW!) Celebration in downtown Camden. Kestenbaum …

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Voices of poetry to be played online | Culture & Leisure

On Wednesday, Sturgis Library hosts Voices of Poetry, an online reading event with Mary Buchinger, Eileen Cleary, Jeannette de Beauvoir and Richard Hoffman, May 26 at 18 hours. The event will take place on Zoom and is free and open to everyone. Mary Buchinger is the author of six collections …

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