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Smoke - Incense of a New Church by Charles Demuth

A swirl of smoke forms a halo in the night. It takes shape from a window, encircles the lamp posts, frantically strides the narrowest paved streets of the city to finally vanish on the horizon of the sky. 108 more words


The Voice of Silence vs. Performance Art, or Is Poetry Meant to Be Read Out Loud?

Here’s what Philip Larkin said in his 1982 interview with The Paris Review (“Art of Poetry” series):

  • “Hearing a poem, as opposed to reading it on the page, means you miss so much—the shape, the punctuation, the italics, even knowing how far you are from the end.
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On Longer Poems, Writer's Mixtape, & Easy Blogging

Got a longer–min. 3 pages, max. 10 pages–poem? Consider submitting it for the Stacy Doris Memorial Poetry Award.

Check out Robert Lee Brewer’s list of… 76 more words


Ocean Liner Exhibition hits London's V&A

Its coming soon and I for one can’t wait !!

As the largest machines of their age by far, ocean liners have become powerful symbols of progress and 20th-century modernity. 150 more words

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