Poet & Writing Community Poet Community
About Publish FAQ's Bookstore Free Poetry Contest
MoonTownCafe Home for Poets


  Search

Advanced Search
MoonTownCafe Home My Cafe Write Poems, Stories, and more Publish your Poems, Stories and Book My Friends on this Site Log-in
  Poetry & Writing ForumsFree Poetry ContestJournal

*The Game Room \

Poetry & Poets in Rags of September 15



Poetry & Poets in Rags of September 15
By rus bowden on 09/15/2009
Viewed: 300
Reviews: 0
Rating: No Rating
Dear Poetry Aficionados,

Poetry & Poets in Rags blog:
http://poetryandpoetsinrags.blogspot.com/

The big poety news all over the web is the death of Jim Carroll. In Great Regulars, both Jeff Baker and Jeffrey Brown cover this story. And then PBS Newshour''s poem of the week is "Heroin" by Carroll. In Poetic Obituaries, we link to his obit in the New York Times, and also Elaine Woo''s item on Carroll in the Los Angeles Times. She is always very good.

News at Eleven begins with three world poetry greats, two Nobelists. First, Seamus Heaney launches a "blistering attack". This is followed by Leonard Cohen concerts attracting demonstrators. Third up is U Win Tin, "a leading member of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi''s opposition party" (and both poets, by the way), being brought in for questioning in Burma.

News at Eleven ends, however, with poetry within other art forms. Our Back Page story is on Bright Star, a movie about John Keats and Fanny Brawne. Just before that, we have poetry in rap. And before that, poetry in a novel.

And dozens more articles. I''d better let you get to surfing. Thanks for clicking in.

Yours,
Rus

Our Links:

IBPC: Poetry & Poets in Rags:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/wire_rags.htm

Poetry & Poets in Rags blog:
http://poetryandpoetsinrags.blogspot.com/

IBPC Home:
http://ibpc.webdelsol.com/

~~~~~~~~~~~

© By rus bowden On 9/15/2009 9:22:19 PM
Read User Reviews
Write Review
Report Poem

Add To Friend

Send To Friend

The Best Online Poem and Writing Community for all
 Members
   Username
Forgot Username?

Password
Forgot Password?
Not a member?
Sign up for free!

Premium Membership

  Newsletter

  Enter your email:
  Site Stats     Online members:0      Online guests:35      Total Users:23897      Total Poems:62986
© 2000-2016 MoonTownCafe.com. All rights reserved. LinksLink to UsPoet LinksContactPrivacy