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Poetry recommendations for a 3rd grader

What are some recommendations for poetry appropriate for a 3rd grade reading level? This can be either works by a single poet or anthologies. [more inside]
posted by rollbiz on Apr 7, 2010 - 26 answers

If only I could thematically search my brain.

What poem am I thinking of? (Warning: woefully inadequate clues inside.) [more inside]
posted by ardent on Mar 29, 2010 - 24 answers

Favorite, though-provoking, or inspirational slam poetry performance?

What's are some of your favorite slam poetry performances? [more inside]
posted by meta.mark on Mar 13, 2010 - 12 answers

What is the best free wiki-hosting service for my needs?

I want to create a wiki for writing poetry but I don't have extra money to spend. What free wiki-hosting site will best serve my needs? More about what I need below the cut. [more inside]
posted by Kattullus on Mar 8, 2010 - 6 answers

poem on faith

Can you help me find this poem about faith? [more inside]
posted by luvmywife on Mar 6, 2010 - 2 answers

No cheese for Mother's Day

Help me find a non-cheesy short poem/quote/verse to put inside a Mother's Day card. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 24, 2010 - 4 answers

Dark yet redemptive poetry or fiction?

It takes a certain mood to get into rallies of joy and nature and deep emotions; when one feels alienated, out-of-touch from everything the poets love, what then to read? [more inside]
posted by mbrock on Feb 19, 2010 - 17 answers

Examples of how to write a dream

What books or stories contain your favorite descriptions of dreams? [more inside]
posted by Rinku on Feb 17, 2010 - 15 answers

Midnight (Paper-Based) Snacks

Help me find short literature fit for my pre-bedtime read. [more inside]
posted by sallybrown on Feb 17, 2010 - 33 answers

matches: not just for candles!

asking-for-a-friend-filter: i need help coming up with a cute, safe-for-work poem, verse or rhyming couplet that can hang on the wall in the bathroom. [more inside]
posted by janepanic on Feb 13, 2010 - 29 answers

Like to the lark at break of day arising

Recommend literature/poetry set to (classical) music for my mix! [more inside]
posted by so much modern time on Feb 9, 2010 - 19 answers

Private hosting for text files?

Is there a website that offers a simple and free way to upload or even just paste basic text files (poetry), keep them organized and private, but allows me to give certain users access to it with a user name and password? [more inside]
posted by Lizsterr on Feb 4, 2010 - 9 answers

Recording of Koch's "Talking to Patrizia"?

Where can I find a recording of Kenneth Koch reading Talking to Patrizia? [more inside]
posted by rafter on Feb 1, 2010 - 0 answers

lingua franca?

What poetry is untranslatable? [more inside]
posted by minkll on Jan 18, 2010 - 48 answers

Pablo Neruda's French Equivalent?

What French-language poets remind you of Pablo Neruda? [more inside]
posted by datarose on Jan 18, 2010 - 7 answers

When and where should I publish my poetry?

When should I start looking to publish my poetry, and where should I publish? [more inside]
posted by Lizsterr on Jan 16, 2010 - 4 answers

Words of long lasting love in English, Welsh and French please!

Celebrating a golden wedding anniversary next month - photobook in production - your favourite quotations, poetry and passages (in English, Welsh and French) please! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 3, 2010 - 7 answers

Why did Dr. Fredericks plagiarise Trumbull Stickney's poem?

Help me understand a poetry conundrum thrown up by the film The Good Shepherd. [more inside]
posted by jaffacakerhubarb on Jan 2, 2010 - 5 answers

Where can I find English translations of Dada poems online?

Where can I find English translations of Dada poems online? [more inside]
posted by bradbane on Jan 1, 2010 - 6 answers

It is this deep blankness is the real thing strange.

What happened to the wondering minstrels poetry database and how can I find a replacement? [more inside]
posted by winna on Jan 1, 2010 - 4 answers

Publish poetry/illustrations

How to publish my poetry/illustrations? [more inside]
posted by allelopath on Dec 30, 2009 - 5 answers

Poetry about new beginnings, new friendship?

I want to inscribe a book of poetry with a short poem, one about new beginnings, new friendship, possibly new love - something romantic is fine, but I'd prefer something not overly sentimental. Any suggestions?
posted by archofatlas on Dec 24, 2009 - 4 answers

Let's go to the (alternative) video tape:

What was that poem Jim Carroll recited on the music videos by mail tape? [more inside]
posted by bobbyno on Dec 23, 2009 - 4 answers

Looking for writing similar to Wendy Cope and Dorothy Parker

Please recommend some witty poetry and/or prose in the same vein as Dorothy Parker and Wendy Cope!
posted by whats-in-a-name on Dec 20, 2009 - 2 answers

Woof.

Please share your favorite poems/quotations about man's love for dog(s).
posted by corn_bread on Dec 19, 2009 - 25 answers

Online publishing for poetry chapbook

Looking to self-publish a small poetry chapbook. Anybody got recommendations for online sites that will do this for me? I am looking to have hard copies I can sell at readings, rather than have people order from the Web.
posted by Astro Zombie on Dec 17, 2009 - 7 answers

where can i find new poetry?

i am looking for some new poetry/poet recommendations. [more inside]
posted by anya32 on Dec 17, 2009 - 33 answers

Poetry to help me through my first breakup.

What poetry has brought you comfort after a breakup? [more inside]
posted by yaymukund on Dec 10, 2009 - 27 answers

What is this poem about servants to the rich and drunk?

Poemfilter: Trying to remember a poem I memorized at the last second and almost instantly forgot for an assignment in 10th grade. [more inside]
posted by Dojie on Dec 5, 2009 - 9 answers

Caged beast poem

Trying to track down a poem I remember reading at school. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Nov 12, 2009 - 2 answers

Abraham Lincoln is tired in this poem.

PoemFilter: They exhumed the bones of Lincoln in order to re-inter him elsewhere, and the former president spoke of being tired, tired of the packing and unpacking and packing again. Do you know the poem? [more inside]
posted by Slap Factory on Nov 6, 2009 - 4 answers

Audio of Geoffrey Hill's "Mercian Hymns"?

I am looking for an audio recording of Geoffrey Hill reading his Mercian Hymns. It's proving harder than I thought it would; I guess I am hoping someone has some sort of "inside" academic resources that aren't internet-apparent, or for some other kind of AskMe magic. I would happily pay for said recording.
posted by everichon on Nov 3, 2009 - 7 answers

What is it about love that makes we want to spew poetry?

What is is about love that makes me want to spew poetry? [more inside]
posted by nikkorizz on Nov 1, 2009 - 15 answers

I'm a poet and no one knows it!

Which web site is best for self-publishing poetry? [more inside]
posted by the matching mole on Oct 2, 2009 - 9 answers

Slowly the west reaches for clothes of new colors ...

Tell me of your favorite poem to welcome the autumn. [more inside]
posted by jammy on Sep 20, 2009 - 22 answers

Help me remember a poem about character and leadership.

I'm trying to remember a poem I read about a man's character. Or was it about leadership? [more inside]
posted by BirdD0g on Sep 11, 2009 - 3 answers

Can you take a screenshot of Wong Kar Wai's Days of Being Wild for my book cover?

Wong Kar-Wai Screenshot Poetry Emergency! Can you make a high-resolution screenshot today or tmw from Wong Kar-Wai's Days of Being Wild so I can use it for the cover of my debut poetry book? (Or got any tricks for increasing the print resolution of a low-resolution image, which I know is impossible?) [more inside]
posted by johnasdf on Sep 4, 2009 - 6 answers

I've lost a poem I loved.

[NewYorkerPoetryFilter] Sometime in the 1990s, the New Yorker published a poem of several verses consisting of the same lines in different order. Please help me find it. [more inside]
posted by woot on Aug 21, 2009 - 10 answers

How do I start a poetry group at work?

How do I start a poetry circle at my company? [more inside]
posted by zooropa on Aug 18, 2009 - 7 answers

Poems of direct address?

What are some good poems to read aloud, that take the form of direct address? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Aug 12, 2009 - 37 answers

Power to the beats

I have no/little rhythm and I need to find some. [more inside]
posted by litleozy on Aug 6, 2009 - 21 answers

Like Sugar and Halva

I've been asked to read a Persian poem for a friend's Persian/Taiwanese wedding, and I am beginning to panic as the date approaches. I can speak and understand some rudimentary Farsi, but that is not helping me very much in my search. [more inside]
posted by thegreatfleecircus on Jul 6, 2009 - 4 answers

Where's this quote from?

"The poet writes the history of his own body". Did Thoreau use this sentence, and if he did, where exactly? [more inside]
posted by The Toad on Jul 3, 2009 - 5 answers

Produce poems?

I'm looking for poems about food, especially fruits and vegetables. [more inside]
posted by bubukaba on Jun 26, 2009 - 22 answers

"Comes the familiar dust of summer, dust we eat..."

Tell me of your favorite poem to welcome the summer. [more inside]
posted by jammy on Jun 19, 2009 - 13 answers

What is this somewhat dirty poem?

When I was in high school (USA, late 1980's) a friend had a poem (copied from a magazine or a book) taped to the inside of her locker. It was Bukowski-esque, but I do not believe it was Bukowski. The line I recall went something like: "I either want to consume or have sex with everything in existence." Can anyone tell me what that poem was? My Google-fu has failed me, and I'd love to find the poem again (either online or in published form). Thank you!
posted by pammeke on Jun 18, 2009 - 7 answers

How do RTL languages work for lyrics to music?

What happens at the intersection of musical notation (written left to right) and languages written right to left? [more inside]
posted by ricochet biscuit on Jun 15, 2009 - 8 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

sourcing a Frost quotation

I'm trying to find the context of the Robert Frost quote "Freedom lies in being bold." [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd on May 30, 2009 - 1 answer

The best Spanish-language translators and anthologies of English-language poetry

Who are the best translators (living or dead) of English-language poetry into Spanish, and what are the best anthologies of English-language poetry translated into Spanish? [more inside]
posted by Mummy of a Lady Named Jemutesonekh on May 25, 2009 - 0 answers

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