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 February 22nd



Poetry & Poets in Rags of February 22nd
By rus bowden on 02/22/2011
Viewed: 168
Reviews: 0
Rating: No Rating
Dear Poetry Aficionados,

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

In an arrogant act of bullying, the Chinese government has been detaining not only the Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, but has had his wife Liu Xia under illegal house arrest since the prize announcement last year. Apparently and surprisingly, she got online and found a friend for a brief chat. We begin News at Eleven this week with a link to an article that has a translated tran of that chat.

The link that follows is to an article called "Poetry in Revolt" and this sets a stage for the next couple of links, one on Miguel Hern√°ndez and a review of the movie Howl, which has some excellent background on the poem.

Further down in News at Eleven you''ll find two links about poets with dual influences, Jackie Kay, "Both Igbo and Scottish" and Akbar Ahmed, who paired both Islamic and English influences into his work.

In Great Regulars, we link to excellent poetry from around the globe. And then in Poetic Obituaries, we find out, for instance, that the foremost poet of Lithuania, Justinas Marcinkevičius, has died.

And there''s much more. Thanks for clicking in.

Yours,
Rus

Our Links:

IBPC: Poetry & Poets in Rags:
http://webdelsol.com/index-new-poetsinrags.htm

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

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

~~~~~~~~~~~

© By rus bowden On 2/22/2011 11:18:01 AM
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:40      Total Users:23889      Total Poems:62976
© 2000-2016 MoonTownCafe.com. All rights reserved. LinksLink to UsPoet LinksContactPrivacy