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Graeme Edge, Drummer and Co-Founder of the Moody Blues, Dies at 80
Many of their songs incorporated his spoken-word poetry, making them pioneers in the prog-rock movement of the late-1960s and ’70s.
When he was about 10, he heard Bill Haley and the Comets Ten Little Indians on the radio and immediately fell in love with rock n roll. Though he trained to be a draftsman, his first job was managing… [+1329 chars]
Clay Risen
2021-11-13 00:25:38




The best poetry books of 2021
Michael Rosen’s unflinching account of surviving Covid, a celebration of inner-city teaching and a fresh take on Shakespeare in the year’s standout collectionsDespite everyone’s hopes, the shadow of Covid-19 has been hard to escape this year. Michael Rosen’s …
Despite everyones hopes, the shadow of Covid-19 has been hard to escape this year. Michael Rosens account of his near death and subsequent recovery from the virus, Many Different Kinds of Love (Ebury… [+4666 chars]
Rishi Dastidar
2021-12-06 09:00:19




Robot artist to perform AI generated poetry in response to Dante
Ai-Da used data bank of words and speech pattern analysis to produce and perform a work that is ‘reactive’ to the Divine ComedyDante’s Divine Comedy has inspired countless artists, from William Blake to Franz Lizst, and from Auguste Rodin to CS Lewis. But an …
Dantes Divine Comedy has inspired countless artists, from William Blake to Franz Lizst, and from Auguste Rodin to CS Lewis. But an exhibition marking the 700th anniversary of the Italian poets death … [+5726 chars]
Alison Flood
2021-11-26 07:00:21




Charities watchdog set to be led by poetry and finance specialist
Nadine Dorries promotes Forward Arts Foundation trustee Martin Thomas for politically sensitive roleThe chair of National Poetry Day, Martin Thomas, is expected to be awarded the politically sensitive role of head of the Charity Commission.Thomas, a finance a…
The chair of National Poetry Day, Martin Thomas, is expected to be awarded the politically sensitive role of head of the Charity Commission. Thomas, a finance and insurance specialist, is set to tak… [+2831 chars]
Patrick Butler Social policy editor
2021-12-02 18:28:25




Ahmaud Arbery, Germany, Thanksgiving: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
10. And finally, your reading list is about to get a lot longer. Throughout the year, our Book Review editors keep a running list of their favorite books, and at the end of the year the best-loved w… [+921 chars]
Remy Tumin
2021-11-24 22:39:19




Poetry inspired by a viral photo of drowned migrants wins the National Book Award
Photos of a father and his young daughter, drowned in the Rio Grande, underlined the deadly risks of the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Martín Espada drew on them for his book Floaters.
The Rio Grande is seen from the International Bridge near a section of the U.S.-Mexico border where a father and daughter drowned attempting to cross into the United States in 2019, in Matamoros, Tam… [+8034 chars]
Bill Chappell
2021-11-18 21:00:50




‘Dickinson’ Uses the Civil War to Explore Modern Divisions
The creator Alena Smith had planned to set the final season during the conflict. “What we did not know was that there would be a pandemic, and that it would have echoes of the Civil War,” she said.
Throughout the series, Emily struggles with questions about how to make her poetry mean something. How does this play out in the third season? Season 3 is about legacy and whether art can provide ho… [+1529 chars]
Sarah Lyall
2021-11-09 21:56:52




Award-winning American poet Robert Bly dies aged 94
Bly was an opponent of the war in Vietnam and author of Iron John, the manifesto of the ‘expressive men’s movement’The American poet Robert Bly, who counted the National Book Award and the Poetry Society of America’s Frost Medal among his many honours, has di…
The American poet Robert Bly, who counted the National Book Award and the Poetry Society of Americas Frost Medal among his many honours, has died. He was 94. The Star Tribune newspaper, in his nativ… [+2991 chars]
Martin Pengelly in New York
2021-11-22 19:29:28




“The Weakness Meaning Time,” by Christian Wiman
Poetry by Christian Wiman: “All morning gently swimming / in the misery of a dead writer.”
All morning gently swimming in the misery of a dead writer. Poverty like a genetic bequest, polar loneliness. The finical, fanatical, reciprocal chiselling of mind and matter. And the long silenc… [+634 chars]
Christian Wiman
2021-12-06 11:00:00




Best Albums of 2021
Less isolation didn’t mean a return to normalcy. Albums with big feelings and room for catharsis made the most powerful connections.
If only every band could sound this adventurous 30 years into existence. As their eerily heartfelt harmonies cut through with rhythmic blurts of electronic noise, Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk sound,… [+2435 chars]
Jon Pareles, Jon Caramanica and Lindsay Zoladz
2021-12-02 13:50:17




Darwin’s Greatest Regret and His Deathbed Reflection on What Makes Life Worth Living
"If I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week."
A century before an encyclopedia titled Natural Wonders Every Child Should Know fell into Alan Turing’s child-hands and seeded the ideas that bloomed into the computing revolution, an encyclopedia ti… [+6976 chars]
Maria Popova
2021-11-28 18:07:42




Man pranks conservative radio show by naming a ton of punk bands in his liberal bash
Prankster Rob Dobi (who is an illustrator IRL) called into conservative talk show "Life with Liz" in Nashua, New Hampshire to "punk" her and her posse. Although they never caught on, Dobi "slammed" the left with a bit of poetry that included as many punk band…
Prankster Rob Dobi (who is an illustrator IRL) called into conservative talk show "Life with Liz" in Nashua, New Hampshire to "punk" her and her posse. Although they never caught on, Dobi "slammed" t… [+1174 chars]
Carla Sinclair
2021-11-26 16:36:58




"Ursonite" is a fascinating spoken poem of primordial sounds by Kurt Schwitters
Ursonate is an experimental poem by Kurt Schwitters from 1932. Schwitters was a German artist who worked in a variety of areas including surrealism, sound art, poetry, and Dadaism. Ursonate, a "sonata in primordial sounds" took Scwitters 10 years to create an…
Ursonate is an experimental poem by Kurt Schwitters from 1932. Schwitters was a German artist who worked in a variety of areas including surrealism, sound art, poetry, and Dadaism. Ursonate, a "sonat… [+844 chars]
Popkin
2021-11-20 17:30:00




“May to December,” by Megan Fernandes
Poetry by Megan Fernandes: “We say soon, soon, soon something will be revealed.”
By August, we are sluggish with love and slide twobarrettes into the night of my hair. Like twin fireflies.Like rabbit feet dyed blue and downhearted, stampingthe side of my head. Julys shadow is alm… [+941 chars]
Megan Fernandes
2021-11-22 11:00:00




“The End of the World,” by Clarence Major
Poetry by Clarence Major: “I look out the window / at a silent dark night.”
Audio: Read by the author. I look out the window at a silent dark nighta night of blue and rust with specks of yellow. Neighborly windows mostly dark. Entryway across the street, bright. The fr… [+272 chars]
Clarence Major
2021-11-08 11:00:00




“Thin Air,” by Linda Gregerson
Poetry by Linda Gregerson: “As I recall, the play / was mediocre.”
Audio: Read by the author. As I recall, the playwas mediocre, latelow energy from onewho ought to have honored the work of his better daysin better form. We were bored,we were waiting to bereleased… [+908 chars]
Linda Gregerson
2021-11-08 11:00:00




First-Ever Realistic Humanoid Robot Writes Dante-Inspired Poems
Last week at the University of Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum, Aidan Miller unveiled the world’s first highly-realistic humanoid robot artist, Ai-Da, who wrote poetry inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy. Using algorithms programmed with Dante’s epic, the robot integ…
Last week at the University of Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum, Aidan Miller unveiled the world’s first highly-realistic humanoid robot artist, Ai-Da, who wrote poetry inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy. Us… [+911 chars]
Evan Orensten
2021-11-29 18:26:41




“Kaepernick,” by Sasha Debevec-McKenney
Poetry by Sasha Debevec-McKenney: “The football players / are kneeling because, I say, anyone could kill / your Black son.”
My mother is uncomfortable with my top.She doesnt think my boobs should beout like this. She adjusts the TV antenna and saysIsnt the TV working better now? I dont wantto watch football. I am trying t… [+633 chars]
Sasha Debevec-McKenney
2021-11-15 11:00:00




Jason Mott and Tiya Miles win National Book Awards
Mott's Hell of a Book, about an author's book and his haunted past and present, won for fiction. Miles' All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake won for nonfiction.
NEW YORK Jason Mott's Hell of a Book, a surreal meta-narrative about an author's book and his haunted past and present, has won the National Book Award for fiction. Tiya Miles' All That She Carried:… [+730 chars]
The Associated Press
2021-11-18 02:23:57




In law firm's $100000 jingle contest, xylophone riff clinches win - Reuters
Morgan & Morgan announced in August a $100,000 give-away for whoever came up with the best jingle for the personal inju…
(Reuters) - Morgan & Morgan announced in August a $100,000 give-away for whoever came up with the best jingle for the personal injury firm. Now it has a winner. Out of 1,688 entries from amateur… [+966 chars]

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