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  • Poetry celebrated at literature festival
    Schoolchildren with a passion and talent for reciting poetry completed their final round in a poetry competition yesterday held by the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, and were honoured for being able to confidently recite classical and Nabati poetry in front of a panel of judges. In an effort to promote a revival of Emirati heritage and highlight the beauty of the spoken word, the ...

  • WB Yeats 150th anniversary marked by full moon harpists in south Galway
    Yeats poetry to be displayed on London Underground

  • Holy Spirit Catholic School senior wins state poetry contest
    A senior at Holy Spirit Catholic School will represent Alabama next month at the 10th annual Poetry Out Loud national finals. Nicole Louw will travel to George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on April 28-29 to compete in the national finals. Louw earned first place in the Alabama Poetry Out Loud competition held Feb. 16 at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery. Louw ...

  • Poetry on wheels
    Most of the things that one requires for the benefit of physical health, like fruits and vegetables are sold on push carts or thela band. What about food for thought? Where does one get the...

  • The Republic of Poetry
    NEW YORK CITY --- "Poeta!" It was a term I and other poets from more than 50 countries would hear frequently, during the weeklong Eleventh Annual International Festival of Poetry held in the enchanting Spanish-colonial-era city of Granada, Nicaragua. And it wasn't uttered derisively, as can be the case in blas New York, where though much lip service is paid to this craft, and often sullen art ...

  • Students go 'Out Loud' in poetry competition
    Neither Madi Wray nor Meagan Davidson have plans to pursue poetry when they graduate, but that didn't stop the two students who attend Bismarck high schools from memorizing several poems to deliver in front of a crowd on Monday.

  • USQ prize for top scribes
    The University of Southern Queensland’s Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize will again recognise the country’s contemporary verse heroes.

  • Polytech High School student from Smyrna wins Delaware Poetry Out Loud contest
    Smyrna resident and Polytech High School sophomore Hannah Sturgis won Delaware’s “Poetry Out Loud” competition on Feb. 24 at the Smyrna Opera House.

  • Local author hopes her poetry helps others
    One Thibodaux resident is molding her lifelong passion for poetry into an outlet to express herself. In the process, she hopes to help others who may be experiencing similar struggles.

  • Philip Levine, Who Found Poetry On Detroit's Assembly Lines, Dies At 87
    In his six-decade career, Levine found grace and beauty in the lives of working people, especially the people and places of his youth. He was a United States poet laureate and a Pulitzer Prize winner.