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He Calls Himself ‘North Korea’s Poet Laureate.’ Two Women Call Him a Rapist.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here SEOUL, South Korea — ​He has lectured in European universities and appeared on the cover of a ​British ​magazine​. His book was translated into a dozen languages. He was once a guest on CNN. Jang Jin-sung is one......

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman used writing to overcome a speech impediment she had as recently as college

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here To many, Amanda Gorman’s delivery of the her inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” was one of the highlights of Inauguration Day on Wednesday. The 22-year-old captured the nation not only with her words, but also her poise.  “You were......

Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman Reveals Hamilton Lyric That Helped Her Overcome Speech Impediment – E! Online

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Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman was not throwing away her shot. The 22-year-old writer caught the nation’s attention while delivering her stirring “The Hill We Climb” at the 2021… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats

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ROME (Reuters) – Pope Francis has hailed fellow Argentine Diego Maradona as a “poet” on the pitch, but also acknowledged his frailty away from the sport. FILE PHOTO: Argentina’s soccer team head coach Diego Maradona smiles during their international friendly soccer match against Scotland at Hampden Park stadium in Glasgow,......

The Multiple Truths in the Works of the Enslaved Poet Phillis Wheatley

Smithsonian
I do not remember how old I was when my grandmother showed me Phillis Wheatley’s poetry. Ten, maybe 11? Young enough that my hands were open to everything she put in them—a crochet needle and thick hot pink yarn, a sewing needle, a gingham apron. Young enough that I obeyed,......

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