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Neil Hilborn - "OCD"

Neil Hilborn - "OCD" (Rustbelt 2013)

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There are many famous poems in history, which was written about you?

What Famous Poem Was Written About You?

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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...

Poetweet Turns Your Twitter Feed Into A Strange Work Of Art

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John Keats only lived until the age of 25, but in that time he penned such immortal poems.

8 Beautiful Quotes From John Keats' Letters

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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.

10 Famous Poems That Appeared in Film

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French Paintings, Book, Poem

Seamus Heaney's last poem was on a French painting - Telegraph

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As written by John Keats (and as portrayed by Ben Wishaw). Happy 219th birthday, John!

14 Times John Keats Made You Involuntarily Swoon

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Helena Bonham Carter reads Christina Rossetti's Song poem for National Poetry Day

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A new Los Angeles poet laureate was announced Thursday by Mayor Eric Garcetti : bestselling author Luis J. Rodriguez.

The new Los Angeles poet laureate is Luis Rodriguez

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The slate of finalists for the National Book Critics Circle award is strong — perhaps as strong as any shortlist in recent memory. With its stalwarts and new blood, its willingness to rescue books ...

Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'

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Bill Murray Sings the Poetry of Bob Dylan: Shelter From the Storm

Bill Murray Sings the Poetry of Bob Dylan: Shelter From the Storm

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Michael Rosen is wrong. Children should be made to memorise and recite poetry, says teacher Tom Payne

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Kei Miller wins the 2014 Forward Prize for poetry

Jamaican poet Kei Miller wins £10,000 Forward Prize - Telegraph

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Kei Miller wins Forward poetry prize

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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 [...]

What Poetry is Stored in the U.K.’s Memory?

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Henri Matisse Illustrates Baudelaire’s Censored Poetry Collection, Les Fleurs du Mal

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Optical Poems by Oskar Fischinger, the Avant-Garde Animator Hated by Hitler, Dissed by Disney

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As William Golding's classic novel celebrates its 60th birthday, Jake Wallis Simons explains why it still offers terrifying insights into the male mind

Why Lord of the Flies speaks volumes about boys - Telegraph

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Binding showing the English rose and Scottish thistle united.

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Next Generation Poets: Daljit Nagra, Jen Hadfield and Kate Tempest are all on the list

Is this really poetry's next generation? - Telegraph

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Kate Tempest at the Mercury Prize nominations

Kate Tempest proves poetry has a place in pop - Telegraph

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Bad Pop Culture Poets

Bad Poets of Pop Culture: A Brief Survey

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Next Generation Poets 2014

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