Topics :: poetry
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Tuesday Jan 22, 2013
Poet Richard Blanco has delivered an inaugural poem paying homage to the American experience. Blanco is the first openly gay person to serve in the role of inaugural poet.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
The LGBT community mourns the loss of gay rights activist, poet and author William Brandon Lacy Campos who died last week at the age of 35.
By Will O’Bryan | Tuesday May 29, 2012
In this arena, it’s not the words themselves that own the power, but an infusion of passion from the performer - whether competitive ’’slam poet’’ or more subdued spoken-word speaker.
By Roberto Friedman | Sunday Apr 22, 2012
The sun has poured through a mail-slot in the morning fog and is brightening the pavement where darlings sit at the Café Flore.
By SOPHIA TAREEN | Friday Jul 29, 2011
Ifti Nasim - the gay Pakistani Muslim poet, activist and Chicago radio show host - strode in wearing leather pants, a leather overcoat and pimp hat with feather.
By M. M. Adjarian | Thursday Sep 16, 2010
It’s the end of another long day. You were late to work; you’re behind on your projects; and your lover complains that the two of you aren’t spending enough time together. To say that you’re tired and stressed out would be an understatement.
By Robert Israel | Monday Nov 2, 2009
Constantine P. Cavafy’s "Collected Poems" and "The Unfinished Poems," both translated and edited, with introductions and commentary, by Daniel Mendelsohn (Alfred A. Knopf, New York), bring new light--and hopefully many new readers--to the sublime and entrancing works of one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
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