Monday , July 4 2022

Poetry

Book Review: ‘Losing My Misery’ by Bobby Long

In the collection of poetry 'Losing My Misery' Bobby Long certainly has a way with words, and while his words do not flow to my ear like those of Dylan Thomas, or for that mater Bob Dylan, he is skilled a expressing both wry humor and many other shades of emotion from despair to hope and contentment within the poetiic franework, with or without music.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Rimbaud in New York’

Brimming with a studied outrageousness, and brushed with sentiment, the show takes a sidelong look at the pretentiousness of downtown artsiness, while reminding us – or introducing us to – the French force of nature who provoked the spirits of so many 20th century creatives.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Todd Brian Backus, PowerOut Artistic Producer, on His New Play ‘Emily Dickinson: Paranormal Investigator’

A 19-year-old Emily Dickinson, teamed with Edgar Allan Poe, is the last line of defense between the everyday and a world of magic, ghosts, and vampires.

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Billy Collins Shines His Poetic Light at the New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

When the former U.S. Poet Laureate read the phrase "frying pan of yourself/into the fire..." a young child in the audience gave a magnificent whoop. It was the perfect sound effect to punctuate the hot metaphor.

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