Brenna Twohy – “The Fisherman Takes the Fish Home & Tells Her He Loves Her”

One. A magician talks about the record for holding one’s breath as his assistant lowers herself into a tank of water. And he calls it 22 minutes, but I promise you it’s longer. I promise you it’s years. Two. This is how I remember it. On our first date, he ran his fingertips across my […]

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Detroit’s Dudley Randall used poetry and persistence to change the face of literature

Detroit is a unique place. Its people make it unique. It’s people like, Dudley Randall, which make it unique. Dudley Randall, was interested in helping to promote the culture, and adding to and opening up, you know, the American literary canon so that it would no longer be segregated. So his response was instead of […]

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Wyoming’s Poet Laureate Robert Roripaugh – Main Street, Wyoming

– Main Street, Wyoming is made possible by Kennecott Energy Company. Proud to be a part of Wyoming’s future in the coal and uranium industries which includes exploration, mining, and production. And the Wyoming council for the Humanities, enriching lives of Wyoming people through the study of Wyoming history, values, and ideas. – Western writers […]

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The Poet Talks of Freedom | Tish Jones | TEDxMinneapolisWomen

Translator: Amanda Chu Reviewer: Peter van de Ven “Before I was born, there was movement – paddles pushing pent-up people through oceans of pain. That explains my fear of water. When I was born, there was movement still – lines, paths, roads, circles, and tracks. Check it. I had my first perm in elementary school. […]

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Moscow Metro reveals avant-garde poetry of Vladimir Mayakovsky

The Moscow Metro is the world’s fourth most heavily used rapid transit system As of 2013, the Moscow Metro has 188 stations and its route length is over 200 miles In order to entertain millions of passengers, who spend hours underground every day, Moscow Metro has introduced unusual trains There were three special trains until […]

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The Moment I Fell out of Love – Mahek Jangda – English Poetry – The Habitat Studios

I clearly remember the moment I fell out of love I picked up the warm cup of cinnamon flavoured hot chocolate On a cold windy day While catching up with my cousins Who had been away for months As we scrolled through photos Of the blue In the Bosphorus The incessant honks From the street […]

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