[VIDEO] The international debut of Vice & Verses, New York poet Clara Rose Thornton's popular poetry and music event series from the United States. Living in Croatia for three months inspired Thornton to collaborate with musicians and spoken word artists she'd met there, creating an evening of cultural commentary and artistry that transcends borders. Copenhagen, Paris, and Dublin editions are in the works for 2013.
First published in 1924, Veinte poemas de amor y una canción desesperada remains among Pablo Neruda’s most popular work. Daringly metaphorical and sensuous, this collection juxtaposes youthful passion with the desolation of grief. Drawn from the poet’s most intimate and personal associations, the poems combine eroticism and the natural world with the influence of expressionism and the genius of a master poet
Shahnameh The long epic poem of ancient Persia and its Kings from the creation of the world until the Islamic conquest in the 7th century. Written by Persian poet Ferdowsi around 1000 CE, it is considered a national treasure.
Elinor Wylie (September 7, 1885 – December 16, 1928) was an American poet and novelist popular in the 1920s and 1930s. "She was famous during her life almost as much for her ethereal beauty and personality as for her melodious, sensuous poetry." She also "became notorious, in her time, for her multiple marriages and affairs."