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A Defense of Poetry By Percy Shelly
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A Defence of Poetry is an essay by the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, written in 1821 and first published posthumously in 1840.In A Defence of Poetry, Shelley argued that the invention of... More > language reveals a human impulse to reproduce the rhythmic and ordered, so that harmony and unity are delighted in wherever they are found and incorporated, instinctively, into creative activities: Every man in the infancy of art, observes an order which approximates more or less closely to that from which highest delight results...< Less
Volume 1914, Defective verbs --- Defensive wall By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1914, Defective verbs---Defensive wall Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of... More > big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 4976, Mutassarif --- Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4976, Mutassarif---Mutual Ownership Defense Housing Division Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards... More > the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
West Memphis Witch Hunt: Poems Supporting the West Memphis 3 Defense By Misti Rainwater-Lites, Michael W Johnson
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West Memphis Witch Hunt is an anthology of modern poetry collected to raise awareness about the unfortunate injustice bestowed upon Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols, and Jessie Misskelly Jr., known... More > collectively as the West Memphis 3. With contributions from over 40 contemporary poets and authors such as Jack T. Marlowe, Todd Moore, J.D. Nelson, Kristin Bird, Victor Schwartzman, Rob Plath, Paul Tristram, Christopher Robin, Debbie Kirk, Gloriane, and many more, this collection boosts a vast array of talent lending themselves for this important cause. Collected and edited by Michael W. Johnson and Misti Rainwater-Lites.< Less
The Poetry of José Gorostiza By Robert Klein Engler
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I first became aware of José Gorostiza's poetry on New Year’s Day, 1984. I was sitting on a bench along the Paseo de Reforma in Mexico City. It was early in the morning. The festive... More > atmosphere of New Year’s Eve had given way to a cool and bright dawn. Across the street I could see a plywood barricade that had gone up temporarily around a construction site. The boards were covered with graffiti. On one of them, a tagger had written some verses by José Gorostiza. The writing was signed by: “The Committee for the Defense of the Language.” I was struck by the poem, and the next day I went to a bookstore in the Zona Rosa and bought a thin volume of Gorostiza’s complete works. I have been translating his writing since then.< Less
Power Poetry for Wide Awake Youth By Habibullah Saleem
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Message from the Author: "It is well known that students who have lost their desire for learning in an educational setting become disruptive, withdrawn, shy, defensive, argumentative, or quick... More > to fight. Their purpose for attending school fails to include becoming mature and productive students. Their disrespect for authority increases as they allow peer pressure and peer recognition to take over their better thought processes. The solution to the problem of the disruptive, non-productive, disconnected students is changing their perceptions and paradigms about themselves and the role of school and education in the success of their lives. Power Poetry relates to the things that are on their mind and address their concerns. As a consequence, it relates to them; it inspires, uplifts, and stimulates them."< Less
Robert Browning’s Poetry-An Analytical Approach By Raja Sharma
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Browning’s fame today rests mainly on his dramatic monologues, in which the words not only convey setting and action but also reveal the speaker’s character. Unlike a soliloquy, the... More > meaning in a Browning dramatic monologue is not what the speaker directly reveals but what he inadvertently "gives away" about himself in the process of rationalizing past actions, or "special-pleading" his case to a silent auditor in the poem. Rather than thinking out loud, the character composes a self-defense which the reader, as "juror," is challenged to see through.< Less
Robert Browning’s Poetry-An Analytical Approach By Raja Sharma
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Browning’s fame today rests mainly on his dramatic monologues, in which the words not only convey setting and action but also reveal the speaker’s character. Unlike a soliloquy, the... More > meaning in a Browning dramatic monologue is not what the speaker directly reveals but what he inadvertently "gives away" about himself in the process of rationalizing past actions, or "special-pleading" his case to a silent auditor in the poem. Rather than thinking out loud, the character composes a self-defense which the reader, as "juror," is challenged to see through.< Less
Red In Reykjavik By timothy riordan
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A collection of mostly narrative poems from 2007-2011.
Walking Christendom Volume 4 We Fight the Universe By Dave Naybor
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Vassely Kopurnicus and Shin Li continue the quest for the Seven Chakras of the World. This chapter brings them across the sea to Malta, where they meet Mo'dinga, the King of the Mole People, Shin... More > gets kicked from a bar and Vassely finds love.< Less