Poem For A Princess/Poet’s Cottage For Sale/Young Poet To Be Published – Poetry News Roundup July 23rd

 

Today's poetry news round-up takes a look at a bridegroom's poetic tribute to his new bride, the cottage with a poetry connection that is up for sale and the young poet who has secured a publishing deal. Wedding Poem for a Princess At the end of last week, the world discovered that Princess Beatrice had married her fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a “secret ...

Rumi translation/Voices of Poetry – Poetry News Roundup July 22nd

 

Today, My Poetic Side focuses on a story surrounding a Rumi translation and the 'Voices of Poetry'. Rumi Poetry New Translation to be Released Shortly Farrukh Dhondy is shortly to release “Rumi: A New Translation” a book which contains just a small selection of the works of the poet Rumi. The author is of the opinion that both Rumi and the Sufi both search ...

E.E. Cummings’ Unpublished Letter – Poetry News July 21st

 

Today we look at the story of the previously unpublished letter from the poet E.E Cummings. The Poet and the Sex Worker A selection of letters that have previously never been seen show that a wartime romance between the poet E.E Cummings and a sex worker was far more than the casual fling that it was previously believed to have been, and may ...

Ecopoetry/Online Poetry Festivals – Poetry News Roundup July 20th

 

We begin another week here on My Poetic Side with a look at Ecopoetry. We also look at two festivals which will be going online this week. Ecopoetry – The New Buzzword The world is facing a significant amount of biodiversity loss on a scale that is unprecedented – it is believed that as many as one million species are close to extinction. Poetry ...

Poet’s Positive COVID-19 Test/Grants For African American Sites – Poetry News Roundup July 17th

 

We end the week here on My Poetic Side with the news that an Indian poet has tested positive for COVID-19 and the story about a grant for restoration work for a poet's former home. Poet Tests Positive for COVID-19 Earlier this week we brought you the news of a poet in India who had been moved from prison to hospital after his health ...