O Miami http://blog.wlrn.org en This Guy Will Publish The Love Letters You Lose http://blog.wlrn.org/post/guy-will-publish-love-letters-you-lose <p>Davy Rothbart is a <a href="http://www.myheartisanidiotbook.com/">writer</a>, <a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org/search?keys=davy%20rothbart">contributor</a> to This American Life and<a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1736326/?ref_=tt_ov_dr"> filmmaker</a>. But he is probably best known as founder and collector of lost things for <strong><a href="http://foundmagazine.com/">FOUND Magazine</a></strong>, a&nbsp;publication made of "anything that people have found."</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:21:58 +0000 Wilson Sayre 30957 at http://blog.wlrn.org This Guy Will Publish The Love Letters You Lose A Miami Native Who Remained Local Pens A Poem On Her Dying Breed http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-native-who-remained-local-pens-poem-her-dying-breed <p></p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 12:37:00 +0000 Pam L. Weiss 14118 at http://blog.wlrn.org A Miami Native Who Remained Local Pens A Poem On Her Dying Breed Miami's Acceptance Of Syrian Immigrant Inspires Verse http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miamis-acceptance-syrian-immigrant-inspires-verse <p></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 13:11:00 +0000 Aysha Habbaba 14108 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami's Acceptance Of Syrian Immigrant Inspires Verse South Beach’s “Colorful Mélange” Inspires Poem, Green Sequins Included http://blog.wlrn.org/post/south-beach-s-colorful-m-lange-inspires-poem-green-sequins-included <p></p><p><em>We’ve asked a few of the authors of standout poems for our That’s So Miami project to explain the inspiration behind their work. Find the winners of our contest and more entries&nbsp;<a href="http://wlrn.org/term/thats-so-miami" target="_blank">here</a>.</em></p><p></p><p>Green sequin bikini.</p><p>Purple hair and skinny.</p><p>Red lipped.</p><p>Boob equipped.</p><p>Blue high heeled kid.</p><p>I saw it, I did.</p><p>Thats&nbsp;so Miami.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Beatricia Sagar 13846 at http://blog.wlrn.org South Beach’s “Colorful Mélange” Inspires Poem, Green Sequins Included Congrats On Our O, Miami-WLRN Poetry Project http://blog.wlrn.org/post/congrats-our-o-miami-wlrn-poetry-project <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="54" src="//www.thetakeaway.org/widgets/ondemand_player/#file=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thetakeaway.org%2Faudio%2Fxspf%2F289634%2F;containerClass=takeaway" width="474"></iframe></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 16:44:14 +0000 Daniel Hicks 13205 at http://blog.wlrn.org Congrats On Our O, Miami-WLRN Poetry Project This Weekend, Find Poetic Inspiration At The Bottom Of A Cocktail -- Literally http://blog.wlrn.org/post/weekend-find-poetic-inspiration-bottom-cocktail-literally <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend, you might notice that the humble coaster beneath your drink has a surprising message. Unlike the fool sitting next to you at the bar, the verses on your coaster are lucid, articulate and wise.</span></p><p>Paul Christiansen, a poet and graduate student at Florida International University, spearheaded the poetry coaster project. It's part of <a href="http://www.omiami.org/read.html?id=1" target="_blank">O Miami, a month-long poetry festival with the goal of exposing everyone in Miami-Dade to a poem in April</a>.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:35:16 +0000 Trina Sargalski 13063 at http://blog.wlrn.org This Weekend, Find Poetic Inspiration At The Bottom Of A Cocktail -- Literally Love or Hate Miami? Tell Us In Verse http://blog.wlrn.org/post/love-or-hate-miami-tell-us-verse <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(110, 113, 115); font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p>In honor of National Poetry Month,&nbsp;WLRN&nbsp;- Miami&nbsp;Herald News is teaming up with the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.omiami.org/read.html?id=3">O, Miami</a>&nbsp;poetry festival to bring you That's So Miami--a project documenting your thoughts about Miami, in verse. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:11:21 +0000 Elaine Chen 11621 at http://blog.wlrn.org Love or Hate Miami? Tell Us In Verse O, Miami Began With A Simple Idea: Poetry Without The Pipe And Blazer http://blog.wlrn.org/post/o-miami-began-simple-idea-poetry-without-pipe-and-blazer <p></p><p style="margin-top: 18px; margin-bottom: 18px; padding: 0px; border: none; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(35, 38, 42); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three years ago, a group of friends and I started to dream up what a lot of people considered impossible: a festival that would bring poetry to all 2.6 million residents of greater Miami.</span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 10:17:00 +0000 P. Scott Cunningham founder O Miami Festival 11789 at http://blog.wlrn.org O, Miami Began With A Simple Idea: Poetry Without The Pipe And Blazer O, Miami Headlines Poetry Month: Here's How To Celebrate http://blog.wlrn.org/post/o-miami-headlines-poetry-month-heres-how-celebrate <p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:37:00 +0000 Elizabeth R. Miller Knight Foundation 11744 at http://blog.wlrn.org O, Miami Headlines Poetry Month: Here's How To Celebrate