100 Great Web Sites for Poetry Lovers We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. Reading Poetry: Classic From the sonnets of Shakespeare to the passion of Poe, find your favorite poem at the links below. Reading Poetry: Contemporary Whether you are searching for new talent or looking for a muse, these sites feature work from contemporary poets making their way to the top. War Poetry Writing Poetry Get tips, prompts, tools, and links for great writing with these resources. PoeWar: A list of poetry writing tips from poewar.com.Writing with Writers: Study the genre of poetry by taking part in step-by-step workshops with three of your favorite authors. Networks Find your niche in one of these poetry communities. Twitter Feeds to Follow Blogs Publications
Sound William S. Burroughs William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) William S. Burroughs Sings (with Kurt Cobain, REM, Laurie Anderson & more) William S. [hide/show playlist] Real English Tea Made Here It's An Experiment 0:44 Cut-Ins With Dutch Schultz 17:32 Recorded in New York City, circa summer 1965. 23 Skidoo 6:14 Recorded at Burroughs' loft at 210 Center Street in Lower Manhattan, June 1965. An invisible hand presses the record button on the radio, then stops: advertisements vying with weather reports for the New York area are intercut with news stories about death in its various forms – murder, plane crashes, foreign wars. Recorded in 1965, the 33-minute ‘Puertos De Los Santos’ is one of the rare and previously unreleased William S. These tapes were recorded as an extension of the cut-up method that Burroughs and Brion Gysin had been applying in print since the very late 1950s and were still working on in the mid-’60s. There is a direct link between these tapes and pop music. Jon Savage Frieze Issue 114 April 2008
Wikinut : write, share and earn royalties 5 Poetry Websites You Can Go To Catch The Best Of Verse As kids we somehow can rhyme words, and we see the beauty around us with innocent eyes. Those are the perfect ingredients to make poets out of us. Alas, puberty and adulthood come surging to spoil the party. The chaos and confusion of post teenage years is hardly the platform to build beautiful verse on. Some can and become genuine poets. I couldn’t, and I turned to reading poetry instead of composing it. As with all things, the internet is a fount for budding poets and those who are genuinely enthusiastic about the most beautiful form of literature. Let’s browse around and find the five best poetry websites to catch the best of verse. Poets.org The web face of the Academy of American Poets is the place to head to if you are interested in contemporary poetry. Poetry Foundation The Poetry Foundation publishes the Poetry magazine. Learning resources like the Glossary of Poetic Terms and the Learning Lab are extremely well-compiled. Also check out: Poetry Society of America Poetry Daily
Hunter S. Thompson Biography from Who2.com Name at birth: Hunter Stockton Thompson Writer Hunter S. Thompson was famous for his free-wheeling, intoxicant-fueled observations on politics and society in Rolling Stone magazine and in books such as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971). Extra credit: He was also known as "Dr. Who is this? Denny's Home World Submissions What kind of work is Poetry looking for?We examine all work received and accept that which seems best. We consider original works written in the English language as well as translations of poetry into English. We regret that the volume of submissions received and the small size of our staff do not permit us to give individual criticism. Does Poetry accept previously published material? Does Poetry pay money? How do I submit my work to Poetry? Once you have submitted your work, you can check the status of your submission by signing into your Submittable account. What file types can I submit? Word document (.doc) filesRich Text Format (.rtf) filesText (.txt) filesPortable Document Format (.pdf) filesWord Perfect (.ppf) files We now also have a "Visual Poetry" category which accepts the following: JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PDF, and Word document files. Please note that submissions are limited to four poems (1 file), and should not exceed ten pages. When can I submit to Poetry?
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