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Riverwalk to serve as backdrop for poets

...Jessye Norman Amphitheater, poets will gather to celebrate their...Saturday, was organized by Evans poet Reesee Willis. The event resulted...more receptive." Eighteen poets from Augusta and as far afield...excited about the participating poets, although she was forced to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/14/app_287218.shtml
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Poets and would-be poets have many reasons to rhyme

...previous story looked at fiction writers. Next Sunday we'll explore getting work published. Augusta is full of poetry - and of poets who find that music of the mundane and bring it to life in the rhythm of their words. Jerrica Leavy writes of the daily pressures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/29/ent_302974.shtml
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Young poets sought for library system's contest

Young poets are invited to submit original works in a poetry contest sponsored by the East Central Georgia Library System. The second annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/03/ric_193090.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Noted poets have very different outlooks on life

...Lythgoe read the works of two very different poets at the Aiken County Library on April 13. Mr...Brass and Holy Week , read verses by current poet laureate Charles Simic and Ted Kooser, who was poet laureate from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Simic "writes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/20/aik_195591.shtml
Poet laureate promotes melody, beauty of verse

...as the nation's 39th poet laureate in March by Librarian...James H. Billington. Poet laureates originated in...Congress to introduce new poets to the library's collection...Mr. Hazo said. As poet laureate, Mr. Pinsky...achievements of American poets. "If anyone is around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/23/ent_210279.shtml
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Poet laureate promotes melody, beauty of verse

...as the nation's 39th poet laureate in March by Librarian...James H. Billington. Poet laureates originated in...Congress to introduce new poets to the library's collection...Mr. Hazo said. As poet laureate, Mr. Pinsky...achievements of American poets. "If anyone is around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/22/ent_210223.shtml
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Anthology seeks to resurrect poet

...world to read. Many, including poet Adrienne Rich, condemned Lowell's...tends to be ignored," said poet Richard Tillinghast, who was...describes Lowell as one of the great poets of the 20th century, along...interest in Lowell as a political poet as evidence of an impending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/03/art_382958.shtml
Arts
New poet laureate Pinsky puts poetry on the Internet

...purple volumes, was named U.S. poet laureate Friday. The job lasts...Inferno" by medieval Italian poet Dante Alighieri. As poet laureate Pinsky succeeds Robert...Unlike the work of some modern poets, much of what Pinsky writes can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/29/tec_206062.shtml
XXX Technology
Novelist, poet Dickey dies

COLUMBIA - Novelist and poet James Dickey was committed to his University...arrangements were pending. Mr. Dickey, who was poet-in-residence at South Carolina for...became the University of South Carolina's poet-in-residence in 1968. "One of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/21/met_202875.shtml
Metro
Celebration honors the memory of Scotland's poet

...Scotland's national poet. This year is particularly...Robert Burns, the poet. (That's Robert...poetry. In an age when poets were lords and ladies...world of poetry. He was a poet in the classical vein...of those who pass for poets today. One is tempted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/20/op_250774.shtml
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