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Poetry news you can use…

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A poem written 237 years ago by a lab worker may be the first written expression of the animal rights movement. A unique poetry anthology reaching back to the 1700s is highlighted in Black Nature: Four Centuries of African-American Nature Poetry.

Poetry over advertising — only in the City of Roses.  Technology rocks. A 100-year old woman in Oregon writes poetry on her new iPad, and Urban poets mix spoken word and film. Check it.

Posted by Israel Bayer


Written by lickmypoetry

April 21, 2010 at 8:43 pm

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  1. everything about your news updates is amazing. I enjoy them. Thanks.


    April 21, 2010 at 11:29 pm

  2. I just watched the Urban Legends Poetry Slam with my students at tutoring. Amazing. They loved it! We are working on our own “I am” poems as a result. Thanks for the inspiration.


    April 22, 2010 at 6:10 pm

  3. […] few days later Israel’s ‘Poetry news you can use..’ post included a youtube video of the Urban Legends Poetry Slam.  All of the kids were blown […]

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