Steve Burns is a part-time waiter. He does carpentry, too. But his real job is poetry. The Sicklerville resident, 23, volunteers for Apiary, a print and online literary magazine as energetic and eclectic as the Philly poetry scene it nurtures.
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April is National Poetry Month and in honor of a time set aside for the celebration of poetry, I'd like to highlight some new books of poetry for children available at the Iowa City Public Library.
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The topics ranged from love and sex to history and time, but it was all poetry in motion Sunday at the Arts Bank in Center City.
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Richard Blanco traveled a long road to getting to compose and recite poetry for President Obama's second Inauguration. He tells Seth Doane his life story, and his process for writing his poem, "One Today."
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In a special Valentine's Day book club, Carol Ann Duffy reads from a collection featuring the best of her love poetry. A ladies' maid considers the voluptuous life of her mistress upstairs as, downstairs, she warms her lady's pearls with the heat of her own neck. Shakespeare's widow reflects on the secret meaning of "that second best bed", and a lover explains why an onion...
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The O, Miami Poetry Festival, which wraps April 30, still has some big events on tap to promote the love of poetry.
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He moved us with his award-winning performance as President Abraham Lincoln in the Steven Spielberg saga. But did you know that Daniel Day-Lewis was himself moved beyond words, beyond reason, beyond love itself?
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As part of our continuing series "On the Road," Steve Hartman meets Noah Brocklebank, a 7th grader from Baltimore whose life was saved by strong words of encouragement.
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Hear me out, ladies. I don't hate Valentine's Day because I'm single or because I hate ostentatious displays of affection, though I do. I hate Valentine's Day because love is so beautiful and the day has become the epitome of everything that is wrong with the world today. It's billed as a day about love, but just like everything else the corporate machine in this country...
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The team behind the 12-time Oscar-nominated film "Lincoln" talks about how they brought the president and his world to life
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