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STROVE TO LOOSEN POETRY FROM TRADITIONAL FORMS – Xu Zhimo, Made contributions to modern Chinese literature.

Naturalize Western forms, into modern poetry. About its notable people, Xu Zhimo, an early 20th-century poet. Town it is in the south side of Yangtze River Delta, and in the north of Zhejiang. In 1949 was occupied by the Communist Army, and the county government was relocated to Xiashi Town. Hǎiníng is known for its leather industry and its leather-silhouette …

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LYRICAL INTERTWINING OF SOLITUDE – Noh Cheonmyeong, an early-modern South Korean Poet.

Expanding upon the themes melancholy, solitude and love. It is a city in North Korea, only 8 km from the DMZ with South Korea. Kaesong featuring one of the best-preserved “old towns” in the country. The citadel used to have seven gates, but only Nam Gate is left. Here you can also visit Panmunjeom, village divided between two Koreas, the …

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A LOAF OF POETRY – Naoshi Koriyama / From opposite sides of the globe, nurturing a lifelong friendship.

Growing a shy, lonely person, being so far away from home. A native of the subtropical Amami Islands, between mainland Japan and Taiwan. In 2011, he published his first volume entirely in Japanese. His interest in poetry came from using it as a tool to combat his feelings of loneliness. Member Poetry Society Japan, Japanese English language educator and poet, …

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WE ARE GOING – Oodgeroo Noonuccal / Let no one say the past is dead, the past is all about us and within.

Dreaming about totem, carpet snake and sense of injustice. Considered the first of the modern-day Aboriginal writers her first volume of poetry is the first book by an Aboriginal woman published. Her original Anglo-Australian name it was Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska. She was born in a November day, 1920 in Australia, becoming Australian Aboriginal writer and political activist, but her …

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I SIT DOWN PEACEFULLY WITH MY BOOK – Edward James / When soon ideas you begin to see.

Medicate me, with a peaceful pile of letters. When his father died, he inherited a huge property in Sussex. The Prince of Wales reputedly fathered EDWARD JAMES. He was born in West Dean House estate (Sussex), into an August day, 1907. Growing, he become a British poet, best known for his patronage of the surrealist art movement. In the early …

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UNTIL ONLY INFINITY REMAINED OF BEAUTY – John Ashbery / Writing poems, in the increasingly convincing darkness.

When somewhere someone is traveling furiously toward you. Many of the works on display had never been exhibited before. Recently, an exhibition of artworks from the collection of a famous photographer was opened at the Kasmin Gallery in New York https://www.kasmingallery.com/ Over the course of his long life, he collected works by a wide range of artists (such as Jane …

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DREAMING, BETWEEN REALTY AND POETIC REALM – Duo Duo/ When poetry is not only about understanding.

When poems border on the impenetrable. Peking duck? Do not be surprised if you find yourself wanting to eat it more than once while visiting Beijing. Maybe, bicycles are the best way to get around Beijing. Spectacular palaces, temples or beautiful parks, without forget its cuisine. (Bike Beijing offers you a wide variety of tours). Its weekends are the busiest. …

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THE INDIAN POET PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE – Irom Chanu Sharmila / Little Known Iron Lady of Manipur.

The world’s longest hunger striker. It is located in extreme eastern India, with an average elevation of 786 metres. Imphal is the capital city-state of Manipur. Ruins of the royalseat of the erstwhile Kingdom of Manipur are in the city centre. It is Hiyangthang Lairembi Temple Complex (religious site and a tourist attraction), it is noted for its annual Durga …

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BEAT TO THE SQUARE, SQUARE TO THE BEAT – William Everson / The strange vocation of a Californian poet.

When Poetry become an orchestration into vast, compelling wholes. This former gold-mining centre is now a modern city, but with plenty of reminders of its past. Entering Old Sacramento district, you will discover some old-world charm. Hip urban areas? Midtown, where you can tour craft breweries. Something special? Dragon House, featuring murals and even lamp poles made of fairies. (This …

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SHORT AND FULLY POETIC MASTERPIECES – Sandro Penna / A strange joy of living, even in pain.

Oracular wisdom verses, inside Epic imprint. Here you find historical structures, museums and attractions such as the Perugina Chocolate Factory https://www.perugina.com/it During the Middle Ages, Perugia was known for its devotion to the development of arts and culture. Here he was called to work Raphael, when he moved between Florence and Perugia. Today it is a small museum dedicated to …

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