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China dissident tried over Skype messages, poem (Reuters)

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Reuters - Chinese prosecutors cited a poem and messages sent on Skype against a dissident who stood trial on Tuesday, his son and his lawyer said, in the latest case highlighting the Communist Party's drive to silence political challengers....
China dissident tried over Skype messages, poem (Reuters)

'Attribution' Troll On Press Inc. Now 50% Less 'Troll-like!' Also: NOT Yelling At People Sells More Books!

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Late last week, we brought to you the epic (if in length only) story of an "attribution" troll going by the name of On Press Inc., which patrolled Twitter, hounding people into properly attributing a Shaun Shane poem using inhuman persistence and a grab bag of legal terminology. As could...
'Attribution' Troll On Press Inc. Now 50% Less 'Troll-like!' Also: NOT Yelling At People Sells More Books!

Margaret Atwood joins story-sharing website Wattpad

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The Booker prize-winning author has signed up to share her writing with an online community of nine million other usersAs of today, there's a new member of the social-reading website Wattpad, alongside the likes of misstwinkletoes, bacutie4eva and xoStardust: the Booker prize-winning author Margaret Atwood.Atwood has signed up to Wattpad...
Margaret Atwood joins story-sharing website Wattpad

RT @artfulretro: I just wrote a new poem: http://retrophiliac.tumblr.com/post/444543468/iloveyousummer

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RT @artfulretro: I just wrote a new poem: http://retrophiliac.tumblr.com/post/444543468/iloveyousummer

Dino Buzzati, Poem Strip and more - a set on Flickr

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Dino Buzzati, Poem Strip and more - a set on Flickr

Google Art Project adds nearly 2,000 works, from street art to prized photos

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The Google Art Project could be considered a safeguard for culture when it's preserving work that's not just difficult to see, but may disappear at the drop of a hat. Witness Google's latest addition of 30 partners, and almost 2,000 pieces of art, as proof. The collection includes 100-plus...
Google Art Project adds nearly 2,000 works, from street art to prized photos

China: dissident on trial after Skypeing poem

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Prosecutors in China cited a poem and messages sent on Skype in the trial of dissident Zhu Yufu. The 60-year-old man is charged with "inciting subversion of state power." The poem in question is titled, "It's Time." Zhu's attorney says there's no indication Skype helped police collect evidence. More: Guardian...
China: dissident on trial after Skypeing poem

Viral Video: Tom Hanks' "Full House" Poetry Slam

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Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, who is flacking his new movie “Cloud Atlas,” did a pretty brilliant slam poem using the corny 1990s television show “Full House.” It’s pretty epic. Enjoy:...
Viral Video: Tom Hanks' "Full House" Poetry Slam

Storytelling site Storybird adds poetry app, similar to Magnetic Poetry kits of yore

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Storybird, the Toronto-based website that lets users add text to professionally created art to tell a story, launched a poetry HTML5 app this week. The idea is somewhat similar to those Magnetic Poetry Kits: Users slide preselected words on top of artwork to create a poem. “The whole process takes...
Storytelling site Storybird adds poetry app, similar to Magnetic Poetry kits of yore

Inspired by Jennifer's post http://ff.im/hyfjn, I have a question for y'all. What is your favorite vampire (or vampiric) novel or short story or poem or whatever?

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Inspired by Jennifer's post http://ff.im/hyfjn, I have a question for y'all. What is your favorite vampire (or vampiric) novel or short story or poem or whatever?

A poem by Yours Truly: Dead Beat Dad (#NaPoWriMo - 2 of 30) http://post.ly/abqR

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A poem by Yours Truly: Dead Beat Dad (#NaPoWriMo - 2 of 30) http://post.ly/abqR

Exercise is no panacea for depression – but it keeps it at bay | Simon Hattenstone

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As a depressed manic exerciser, this churlish research dismissing exercise is patronising and misses the pointHow depressing. I woke up this morning, it's pissing down, nobody's quite forgiven the Republican poem I read out at the local Jubilee celebration, the geraniums are wilting, and some party pooper has just published...
Exercise is no panacea for depression – but it keeps it at bay | Simon Hattenstone

Send a Poem by Phone With SpreadPoetry.com

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Lord Byron. (Wikimedia Commons) Hacker-at-large Brandon Diamond has made you a new toy: SpreadPoetry.com, a site that lets you phone a friend and leave them a poem. SpreadPoetry will let you send one of five poems recorded by yourself or someone else to a friend's phone number. "Wanted to express...
Send a Poem by Phone With SpreadPoetry.com

vector poem » Coelacanth: Lessons from Doom

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vector poem » Coelacanth: Lessons from Doom

Poem Flow

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Poem Flow

Creating Art With Code

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Artist and software developer Casey Reas starts off drawing and sketching, and then he moves into computer code. In a new video posted by The Creator’s Project, Mr. Reas shows how, rather than write a poem, essay or fiction, his visuals are developed from “organizing logic and procedures.” Read More...
Creating Art With Code

My First Poem

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My First Poem

Read: My first poem in like a decade. I kinda like it. What do you think? http://ow.ly/16ZPYi

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Read: My first poem in like a decade. I kinda like it. What do you think? http://ow.ly/16ZPYi

"I unfollowed Scoble" poem by Gil Rimon: http://www.google.com/buzz/rimonster/brKWWNBGKJJ/I-unfollowed-Scoble-I-unfollowed-Scoble-I-had-no

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"I unfollowed Scoble" poem by Gil Rimon: http://www.google.com/buzz/rimonster/brKWWNBGKJJ/I-unfollowed-Scoble-I-unfollowed-Scoble-I-had-no
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei announces his very own heavy metal album

What teachers make

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Perhaps the most forwarded poem ever, from a full time poet no less. You can buy his book, too. (Thanks, Rod, for the link). [Video includes a coarse but common gesture, in case you need the alert].Linchpin teachers engage in the act of pushing people to have the sort...
What teachers make

RT @pahlkadot Happy Mother's Day. My friend Erika sent this Billy Collins poem, which made me laugh: http://bit.ly/9mvBX9 (Me too!)

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RT @pahlkadot Happy Mother's Day. My friend Erika sent this Billy Collins poem, which made me laugh: http://bit.ly/9mvBX9 (Me too!)
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5 Online projects you can take part in right now for National Poetry Month

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While Twitter might often be considered the complete antithesis of literature, some writers like Margaret Atwood disagree with that idea, saying that the social network and the Internet boost literacy, and these platforms should be celebrated. We definitely agree, and since April is National Poetry Month in the US, we thought...
5 Online projects you can take part in right now for National Poetry Month
New contest hopes to crack the code around William Gibson's poem 'Agrippa'

Smear Campaign – Random Twitter Poem for Apr 15th » Wanderer Thoughts http://bit.ly/d6MulP

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Smear Campaign – Random Twitter Poem for Apr 15th » Wanderer Thoughts http://bit.ly/d6MulP

Walt Whitman, Poet of ... Space Exploration

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Behold: "Pioneers! O Pioneers!" narrates the final frontier. In 1865, as part of an updated edition of Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman published an ode to the explorers of America's Western expansion. "Pioneers! O Pioneers" was a typically Whitmanesque tribute to exploration, to progress, to the people who, risking themselves, "take...
Walt Whitman, Poet of ... Space Exploration
Tapping Project Gutenberg to create computer-generated 'snowball' poems

Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka quoted a poem written in 1874. Do you know which one? http://bit.ly/97n4Jm

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Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka quoted a poem written in 1874. Do you know which one? http://bit.ly/97n4Jm

Digital pop-up book gets poetic with QR codes

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Artist's book contains nothing but elegantly rendered QR codes on its printed pages. Readers go to the book's Web site, hold a page in front of their Webcam, and watch as a poem appears onscreen....
Digital pop-up book gets poetic with QR codes
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