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Apollo and the Making of Poetry
It was Lord Chesterfield, not a particularly profound thinker, who in 18th-century England correctly observed that "I am very sure that any man of common understanding may, by culture, care, ...
January 29, 2019
A Poem: The Northern Land
The Northern Land When the first glimmer of dawn appears As if heaven and earth have just ...
January 7, 2019
Poetry Found: ‘The Battery Horse’ by E.R. Henry
Given that the recent days have been rightfully occupied by the remembering of the humans who never made ...
November 24, 2018
A Reading of ‘On a Poet’s Lips I Slept’ by Percy Shelley
This drama of reading is beautifully conveyed in Percy Shelley's short lyric, taken from his play Prometheus Unbound.
October 9, 2018
Album review: ‘Beauty Come Dancing’
Gordon Getty (b. 1933) is a distinguished composer of songs and operas inspired by poetry. “Beauty Come Dancing” ...
September 17, 2018
Commentary: ‘To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme?’
Imagine that you were lost in a wilderness and had to find your way out. Fortunately, you have ...
September 5, 2018
On Robert Frost’s ‘The Pasture’ and William Carlos Williams’s ‘The Red Wheelbarrow’
One of the most unlikely poems of the modernist period is that by Robert Frost: “The Pasture.” It ...
August 7, 2018
Wilbur Dee Case
Poets Contribute Verses for the Cause of Falun Gong
Friends of Falun Gong concluded its third annual poetry contest, which attracted over 150 participants from around the ...
June 25, 2018
Epoch Times Staff
How Poetry Can Save the World
TORONTO—Poetry can offer hope in the darkest times. Especially in today's age of technological competition and materialism, poetry ...
June 12, 2018
The Cinematic Poetry of King Arthur
Yet another King Arthur incarnation. “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” filmed by director Guy Ritchie in 2017 ...
March 25, 2018
Poetry and Jazz: Bloom, Wilson, Eisenmann, and Hersch
New album releases present current prominent jazz musician/composers performing jazz pieces inspired by poets of the past with ...
September 5, 2017
Baritone Darren Chase: Classics Provide Endless Inspiration
The classics offer artists endless inspiration, says baritone Darren Chase.
May 18, 2017
The Music of Words and Poetry (Part 2)
Language that uses poetic meter, knowingly or unknowingly, is among the most powerful. Perhaps the most famous line ...
March 6, 2017
Poet Betsy Hughes: Classical Poetry Offers Us Strength
A sonnet by Betsy Hughes offers unmistakable relief; you can actually understand what you are reading. Words in ...
May 30, 2016
The Last National Poetry Month Ever?
Let's face it: Today, the audience of poetry is increasingly dwindling as poetry becomes appealing and understandable only ...
April 11, 2016
10 Greatest Poems Ever Written
For your education, enjoyment, and (perhaps) excitement, this is a list of the greatest poems originally written in the ...
January 21, 2016
In the Push for Marketable Skills, Are We Forgetting the Beauty and Poetry of STEM Disciplines?
Thousands of students are preparing to begin their job searches with newly earned STEM (science, technology, engineering and ...
August 21, 2015
How a Poetic Martyr Inspired the Dragon Boat Festival
The dragon boat festival is derived from the tragic story of Qu Yuan, a poet and statesman who ...
June 22, 2015
Herrera Named Nation’s First Latino Poet Laureate
A son of migrant farm workers in California, Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next U.S. poet in ...
June 10, 2015
The Associated Press
Why You Should Be Reading Poetry
The aversion to poetry are exactly the symptoms of a sickness of our modern world.
March 27, 2015
Poetry Is Well and Truly in the Margins – Will It Ever Get Out?
I was on a train recently reading a book of poems by Carol Rumens when the elderly man ...
January 31, 2015
Poetry of the Holocaust Gets New Translation
In 1944, on a forced march from Serbia to central Hungary, poet Miklos Radnoti was shot to death ...
January 13, 2015
Unexpected 200-Year-Old Story of the World’s First Computer Programmer: Lord Byron’s Daughter
Computer programming had a more romantic, artistic start than one might expect. It begins with an eccentric tale, ...
September 14, 2014
The Mid-Autumn Moon in Classic Chinese Poetry (Part 2)
Along with Li Bai, Du Fu (712–770 A.D.) was a prominent Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty.
September 6, 2014
Woman Writes With Hands and Feet Simultaneously (Video)
Not long ago Chen Siyuan made headlines for her ability to write with both hands at the same ...
August 2, 2014
Poets Slam Loss of NYC’s Creative Habitats
Through spoken prose, the poets lamented the bars, clubs, and bookstores that have closed over the years, taking ...
July 26, 2014
6 Insights From Princeton Engineering Dean Turned Psychic Phenomena Expert
Professor of aerospace science and dean emeritus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University ...
July 17, 2014
Employee Being Fired Fatally Shoots 5 Co-workers in Illinois
The Associated Press
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