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September 3, 2023 0

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August 26, 2023 0

Pressletter: Poetry Train 2023 leaves from Boston

In 2021, Dutch artist Erik van Loon gave America a five day coast to coast poetry festival to celebrate his 50th birthday. Each year he honours a deceased poet. This year he selected Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932, Boston, MA – February 11, 1963, Londen, UK) and because of that the Poetry Train 2023 will depart…
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August 25, 2023 0

I Never Could Talk To You

August 24, 1953 Sylvia Plath tried to commit suicide. Theme of LA Poetry Beach this year is Sylvia Plath’s ‘I Never Could Talk To You’ and poets from all over the world can submit a poem. We picked this line from Sylvia Plath to give suicidal people inspiration to write about their problems, their depressions,…
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August 24, 2023 0

Brooklyn Free Radio Interview – April 2023

Listen back this great E.W. Conundrum Demure interview with Erik van Loon. Brooklyn Free RadioE.W. Conundrum Demure – April 11, 2022

August 22, 2023 0
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Video about John Haag from the Venice West Poets Cafe

Due to pressure from the Ocean Front Improvement Association the Venice West Poets Cafe had to close his doors because the landlord sought to evict the coffee shop after experiencing trouble renting out spaces adjoining the noisy cafe. John Haag was the owner of that cafe and a leader of the Venice, California, progressive community…
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August 17, 2023 0

Top 10: Train Books according to the Guardian

1. Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens (1866)2. La Bête Humaine by Émile Zola (1890)3. The Railway Children by E Nesbit (1906)4. Stories of the Railway by VL Whitechurch (1912)5. Bradshaw’s April 1910 Railway Guide (1968)6. The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux (1975)7. The Railway Station: A Social History by Jeffrey Richards and John M Mackenzie (1986)8. Fire and Steam: A New History of the Railways in Britain…
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August 15, 2023 0

2nd Poetry Train will leave from Boston

To honor Sylvia Plath the Poetry Train will leave this year from Boston. The birthplace of Sylvia Plath. This are the extra stops and dates. Hereby the extra Poetry Train stops this year. City Day Miles Time (am/pm) City / Station State 1 Tue 19 Sep 0 7.55 pm Boston – South Station MA 2…
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August 15, 2023 0


I need two drivers in LA for the XL Poetry Cab’s. I rented three big vans and now I need at September 22 two extra drivers for You don’t have to paint the car like I did with the poetry cab. You only need to drive local poets and poets from the Poetry Train to…
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August 8, 2023 0

Our anthology will get this design

We will have a new design and we wonder if you like it

August 7, 2023 0