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Harriet

A literary blog about poetry and related news
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  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Time profiles Murad Subay and other Yemeni activists who are taking to graffiti to express their poetry and statements of discontent about twelve problems currently facing the people of Yemen,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    At The Telegraph, Charlotte Runcie muses on Hull's poetic history, and a few of its legendary inhabitants. Philip Larkin wrote the foreword to a 1982 anthology of new poets from...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    From the Times of India: CHENNAI: The scent of flowers has been replaced by the acrid smell of liquor, the clear blue sky has given way to frightening darkness and...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    It's a great list: we've been on it for the past few days now. Not only do you get a poem that you may or may not have already read,...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Okay: which one of you Bay Area poets wrote this piece o' littérature? An Athletics Nation Bad Oakland A's Poetry Contest?! No way! As posted on Athletics Nation: It is...

  • Poetry News
    By Harriet Staff

    Ladies and germs! Prom season is upon us! If you're looking for that prom proposal "to land you the date of your dreams," look no further than this segment from...

  • Featured Blogger
    By Annie Finch

    Popular 19th century depiction of Anne Bradstreet "Heroic couplets?," my husband Glen asked in astonishment. "Why are you writing in heroic couplets? Well, I answered him, half-wondering, again, the same thing myself,...

  • By Harriet Staff

    Owners of a vacation home fret over guests with sticky fingers. Miss Manners advises against using poetry to deter their bad behavior: A warning, however coyly worded, would insult your honest...

  • By Poetry Foundation

    The Academy of American Poets has posted a collection of poems for graduates. On graduation day, parents and family often turn to poetry to express what they would like to pass...

  • By Camille T. Dungy

    Since my arrival in NYC on Thursday I have hugged at least 30 great, and new, and new great American writers. And tomorrow I have a few more to add...

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