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Help me find a poem

Please help me find a poem. I have very few details. Kind of a long shot. [more inside]
posted by triggerfinger on Mar 16, 2015 - 10 answers

Is there any good William Blake tourism to be had in London?

I'm headed to the UK for the first time, and would like to do some sightseeing related to William Blake. Is there anything worth seeing? I've haven't found anything apart from Poet's Corner and this very dodgy seeming walking tour. Alternatively, can anybody advise me as to which museums in the UK are best for viewing Blake's original prints?
posted by HeroZero on Dec 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Adrienne Rich poem

Poetry question: Do you think Adrienne Rich's "November 1968" is literally about burning leaves? Does she intend that month and year to mean something to the reader? Any other thoughts? [more inside]
posted by kalapierson on Nov 19, 2013 - 13 answers

Young writer connected with HTMLGiant and made funny xtranormal videos?

I forgot the name of this young author I like. He writes weird, short fiction and had a crazy LiveJournal page (or something outdated like that). I think he's connected with HTMLGiant or some similar hip online literary site. [more inside]
posted by jng on Dec 7, 2012 - 5 answers

Arabic translation help

Arabic translation help. In 2008 I had the honor of attending the state funeral of Mahmoud Darwish. I have a poster from the event but have never translated the Arabic. [more inside]
posted by Baby_Balrog on Nov 2, 2012 - 3 answers

What poetry should I read?

Can you suggest a poet or two to me? I'd like to have some poems to read at night before I go to sleep. I don't know anything about poetry and I'm afraid that buying something at random or because it has won a prize will leave me with poetry that is too dense and unapproachable. [more inside]
posted by Area Man on Oct 17, 2012 - 46 answers

Emily Dickinson's Weirdest Poems (or Portions Thereof)?

For a project I'm working on, I need to find some of Emily Dickinson's most bizarre, inscrutable, puzzling, borderline-disturbing poems (or just single lines/couplets/stanzas etc.). Rather than go through all her poems trying to find them, I thought I'd ask her to see if anyone knew of any. I'll also accept poems where she talks about writing or language--I have some quotes but not anything full. [more inside]
posted by mermaidcafe on Oct 8, 2012 - 5 answers

I've read a poem that has intrigued me and piqued my curiosity, but unfortunately it also confused me

I've read a poem that has intrigued me and piqued my curiosity but unfortunately it also confused me. It would be great if someone here could elucidate its meaning for me. The poem is The Curse by John Donne.
posted by gregb1007 on Sep 19, 2011 - 6 answers

So Based On No Information, Can You Find It?

I am searching for a blog written around 2000 by a woman named Annie. Very, very few details inside. [more inside]
posted by amicamentis on Aug 3, 2011 - 8 answers

Do you this Poem?

I am looking for a poem that I read in Time or Newsweek or some such magazine about ten years ago (probably longer). I am almost sure that the poet was Scandinavian and the poem was about the co-existence of good and bad things in the world. The poem illustrated this concept by talking about the existence of a tongue amongst sharp teeth and how a gentle heart is held by the rib cage. Any ideas? Thanks.
posted by harigopal on May 21, 2011 - 3 answers

Where do the internet-savvy poets hang out?

What are the best online communities for poets? This previous thread says that poetryslamming was pretty good, but it looks dead now. Are there any others?
posted by yaymukund on Nov 30, 2010 - 2 answers

Help figuring out this novel by a poet that just came out

Help figuring out this novel by a poet that just came out [more inside]
posted by jng on Nov 8, 2010 - 6 answers

Is the poet Jane Hirshfield married/partnered?

Is the poet Jane Hirshfield married/partnered?
posted by scazza on Apr 14, 2010 - 5 answers

Propitious places to move to & unusual living situations for having 3 or 4 days a week free to work on personal project

I'm working on a project that requires at least 3 or 4 full days attention each week. What are some places in the US or world I could move to, &/or unusual living situations, that would give me a good chance of doing this? [more inside]
posted by cotesdurhone on Nov 19, 2009 - 6 answers

Find a poem I read years ago?

poemfilter: looking for a poem I read 15 years ago in an anthology borrowed from a friend. Thought it was Atwood, but haven't found it. [more inside]
posted by chuke on Oct 19, 2009 - 3 answers

please come flying

Help me find a building where Marianne Moore once lived. [more inside]
posted by Doug on Jul 16, 2009 - 4 answers

Any information about this short poem called "Redundancy Pay"?

Can anyone give me any information about a poem called "Redundancy Pay", apparently by Ray Fuller? [more inside]
posted by patricio on Jun 1, 2009 - 2 answers

The Doors of Opium

Looking for a good english translation of the essay Les portes de l’opium by Marcel Schwob.
posted by jammy on Jan 11, 2009 - 2 answers

Speckled eggs? Piebald horses?

"God bless the speckled things"? What poem am I misremembering? [more inside]
posted by ourobouros on Dec 27, 2008 - 5 answers

The Danish Poet: Getting US access to streaming video

The Danish Poet is the short film that won the Oscar for short film this year. Here's a website with the film in streaming video that i want to share with my friends. The problem is that people in the US can't seem to play the video. They're blocking the content to US users somehow. Is there any way my friends can use to get around it?
posted by storybored on Feb 28, 2007 - 6 answers

lost poem

I am looking for a specific poem whose title I cannot remember. Poetry nuts? [more inside]
posted by honeydew on May 1, 2005 - 5 answers

Langston Hughes query...

Does anyone have some good info on writer Langston Hughes, aside from obvious Google sources? Any information gotten off the beaten path? I'd love to get some relatively unknown info on him, if anyone has it, or some particulary good access sites/books. Writing a paper and am tired of following everyone elses footsteps with information access.
posted by codeofconduct on Mar 12, 2005 - 15 answers

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