The Poet’s Billow editors, Michelle Bonczek and Robert Evory, are giving a poetry reading Thursday April 17th at Talking Leaves bookstore in Buffalo, New York. If you are in the area we hope to see you there. Reading starts at 7pm.
For those who are going to the AWP conference in Seattle or for those who live in the area The Poet’s Billow is teaming up with Poetrie and Orange Monkey Press out of California to put on an awesome poetry reading. Also, we will buy you a drink! Hope to see you there.
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First mentioned in two dialogues (Timaeus and Critias) by Plato in 360 BC, the legendary island of Atlantis has long been sought by historians, archaeologists, and explorers alike. Said to have originally existed between South America and Africa, this sunken island has been searched for in no less than dozens of locations worldwide, from Bimini to the Black Sea.
In a new twist, a team of scientists from Brazil and Japan say they have discovered their version of Atlantis, or at least an ancient piece of granite that was part of a continent that disappeared nearly a hundred million years ago when Africa and South America separated.
Read the Article at Redorbit
Check out the Pangaea Prize Winner
Submit to our Atlantis Award
Alanis Morissette’s 1996 hit “Ironic,” a catchy song that doubles as a true/false quiz for every middle school English teacher in America, is finally ironic.
Sisters Eliza and Rachael Hurwitz have righted all of Morissette’s wrongs in a cover called “It’s Finally Ironic,” with lyrics like “He won the lottery, and died the next day/from a severe paper cut from his lottery ticket/It’s a black fly in your chardonnay/that was specifically purchased to repel black flies.”
Check it out at Salon!
We’ve heard a lot of thoughtful, impassioned arguments from moms who have to defend their rights to breastfeed in public, but we’ve never come across anything quite as powerful as this.
Hollie McNish, a published U.K. poet and spoken word artist, posted this video entitled “Embarrassed” on YouTube on July 4, that slowly but surely became a viral sensation.
Check it out: Embarrassed
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