Is poetry nothing more than a mashup of ephemeral observations jammed into a template? Well, no. But, operating under that playful assumption, a new site called Poetweet will place lines from your Twitter feed into one of three poetic styles, and...
For decades, Hollywood has looked to the annals of literature for inspiration. Literary adaptations are more popular than ever, but poetry is still largely untapped.
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Kei Miller wins the 2014 Forward Prize for poetry
A new study, spearheaded by Andrew Motion and a team of researchers at Cambridge University, sets out to survey individuals across the U.K. to find out “what poetry is stored in our nation’s memory, and what it means to the individuals who remember it.” From The Guardian: Which is why I love the sound of [...]