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ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY

This highly respected anthology https://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-American-Poetry-Poulin/dp/0618527850 presents the works of 70 poets who have shaped the contours and direction of mainstream American poetry (from 1960 to the present). Contemporary American Poetry was designed to provide a rich reading experience, more than 500 selections illustrate the variety and vitality of American poetry over the last few decades. For each poet, the collection ...

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BORN INTO THIS

Although he was never truly associated with Beat writers, his informal style and non-conforming literary approach has endeared him to readers of the Beat genre. He began writing at a young age. Then he gave up writing for the world of work and bars (not publishing, not writing, for nearly twenty years). Ten of those years were spent roaming from ...

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FIVE ROMANTIC POETRY SHADES OF TENDERNESS

Men and women have written love poems, but also you can do. Do not write unnecessary words, be brave and express everything you feel for beloved person. If you give all of yourself, your poem will be more sincere. Write what you feel for that person, stating what happened when you saw that person for the first time. Write how you ...

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21ST CENTURY CHINESE POETRY

In the modern era, many of the traditional uses of Chinese poetry remain intact (these include relationships between politics and poetry). The early twentieth century, was a period in which the world’s other linguistic traditions of poetry influenced Chinese poets. Modern Chinese poetry, does not follow prescribed patterns. Poetry was revolutionized (after 1919’s May Fourth Movement), when writers tried to ...

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CONTEMPORARY INDIAN POETRY

DIGAMBARA – Rizio Yohannan Raj I stand before the madman listening to his laughter. Amid the noises of the road, it is a reminder of your closed eyes, your long arms, your ruffled hair, your forgetful ecstasy. I no longer want my mirror on the wall. As in a clear drop of sun, I can see the world in its ...

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AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY POETRY

With its own budget (as well as receiving donations), a cultural foundation manages scholarships and awards. In its American headquarters (namely in Chicago), there is an association that deals with poetry. His name is Poetry Foundation https://www.poetryfoundation.org/ where a staff of people updates the poetic horizon in the lives of its readers. The golden age of American poetry? The twenties ...

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SOUL AND PASSION – Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva’s Classical Plays

Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva, was the most original voices of Russian poetry of the twentieth century, as well as a leading exponent of the Russian Symbolist movement. In her poems, you can distinguish a kind of musical score, where she combines eccentricity and rigorous use of language. https://www.amazon.com/Soul-Passion-Tsvetaevas-Classical-Ariadne/dp/0615608140 At 18, it takes place the debut of her genuine talent, when she ...

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THE CREATIVE ACTIVITIES MADE WITH WORDS – Tanka and Japan: a way of looking at the physical world, looking for something deeper

The creative lifestyles, are characterized by nonconforming attitudes and behaviors. With the creativity, an idea or a musical composition, literary work or a painting, they are phenomenons whereby something new is formed. Haiku started out as a popular activity during the 9th to 12th centuries in Japan called “tanka.” It is a way of looking at the physical world and ...

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DESCRIBING NEW EMOTIONS, WITH A LANGUAGE THAT ARRIVED FROM FAR AWAY

The aim of American imagists poets http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/0-271-02721-5.html was to provide the reader with a landscape of words. A precise and specific description, where each poem was like a part of a painting, with the signing of Ezra Pound and Amy Lowell. Before them, Carl Sandburg wrote poems in a new and original style, depicting the moments of violent verses in ...

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SHADES OF PORTUGUESE POETRY

The beginnings of Portuguese poetry? Go back to the 12th century, around the time when the County of Portugal separated from the Kingdom of Galicia (in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula). Many poets and lyricists, prior to the Carnation Revolution in 1974, created works known as revolutionary songs, who represented the spirit of the revolution include Zeca Afonso and ...

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