RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Poetry

A collection of news and information related to Poetry published by this site and its partners.

Top Poetry Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Unpublished Pablo Neruda love poems discovered in Chile

    More than 20 unpublished poems by the late Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, most of them taking up romantic themes, have been discovered in boxes of his papers in Chile and will be published in Latin America and Spain in 2014 and 2015, according to reports...
  • Broadway Review: 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' With Songs by Tupac Shakur

    Here's the big question that should be on the minds of the producers of "Holler If Ya Hear Me": Now that we've built it, will they come? The quick answer: Maybe. Maybe not. Depends on the marketing campaign. That's the gamble investors took on this...
  • What happened to the Star-Spangled Banner's missing star?

    Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
  • Carmike kicks off $4 family movies series at two locations

     
    Carmike Cinemas at The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley kicks off its movie series for families on Wednesday and Thursday mornings this summer with "Epic" starring Allentown native Amanda Seyfried as a girl helping to save a tiny world in the forest...
  • Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89

    Robert Peters, poet and longtime UC Irvine professor, dies at 89
    Robert Peters, a Victorian literature scholar who became a prolific poet and brusque critic during a three-decade career at the University of California, died June 13 in Irvine. He was 89. Peters, who was also a memoirist and performer of his own works,...
  • Felix Dennis, publishing provocateur turned poet, dies at 67

    Felix Dennis began his career at the British magazine Oz, where he was a defendant in an obscenity trial and once interrupted David Frost's talk show with profanity and a squirt gun. He ended it reading his own poetry on his website, some written while he...
  • In Tupac Shakur's 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' an unlikely Broadway trip

    In Tupac Shakur's 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' an unlikely Broadway trip
    When he was 12, Joshua Boone learned that his uncle had been killed in an act of gun violence. He knew the neighborhood in their Southeast Virginia town had problems with crime, but he never imagined it would hit home like this. Boone, now 26, closed...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • D. Watkins finds stories in the streets

    D. Watkins finds stories in the streets
    By the time D. Watkins was in his early 20s, he had filled a shoe box with obituaries. Kids he had grown up with in East Baltimore. Classmates, neighbors, guys from the corners. His uncle. And, eventually, his older brother. The brief paragraphs and...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics sell for $2 million

    Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics sell for $2 million
    Bob Dylan's handwritten manuscript for "Like a Rolling Stone" sold for just over $2 million on Tuesday at Sotheby's rock and roll auction, which also included memorabilia from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. The price for the annotated...
  • Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' lyrics top $2 million at auction

    How does it feel? Like a new record for the sale of rock lyrics at auction, as a handwritten manuscript for Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” sold Tuesday for just over $2 million at Sotheby’s auction house in New York. The...