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Japanese Era/Neruda President’s Visit/April Fool’s for Poets – Poetry News Roundup April 2nd

 

Today, we look at articles on the name of the new Japanese era, the presidents visit to the Pablo Neruda museum and the poetry April Fool’s joke. Name Chosen for New Japanese Imperial Era Yesterday the name of the new era for the Japanese imperial family was announced by the Prime Minister. ...

Wordsworth Expansion/Prince of Wales Visits Cuba/Walt Whitman Winner – Poetry News Roundup March 26th

 

Today on My Poetic Side we take a look at the special plans for the expansion of the Wordsworth Museum. We also have the historic visit of the Prince of Wales to Cuba and finally the winner of this years Walt Whitman Award.  Expansion for Wordsworth’s House and Museum William Wordsworth served as Britain's poet ...

Church Restoration/Angelou Furore Explained – Poetry News Roundup March 25th

 

We begin the week here on My Poetic Side with an article about a church restoration. We also take a look at the story about Maya Angelou we looked at last week, as the women who called the poet by her first name has had a chance to put her side of the story. £2.1m Restoration Project Completed on Church with Literary Link...