Some Doctors Encourage Those Suffering From Anxiety, Stress To Embrace The Power Of Poetry"When they image the brain when people are listening to poetry, they see changes in the reward circuitry," psychiatrist Dr. Norman Rosenthal said.
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National Poetry Month: NYC Literary Events, Open Mics And MoreApril is National Poetry Month—the world’s largest literary celebration. Here are our picks for the best events in the city.
NYC's Best Venues For Poetry Readings And Open MicsWhether you're an amateur or an avid poetry writer (or reader), there's plenty of shows, slams, and open mics to attend in NYC.
Best Things To Do In New York City This WeekendAmong our picks for the best in eating, drinking, and merrymaking this weekend are a pow wow, a beer festival, and a poetry festival.
Calling All Poets: City's Annual #PoetweetNYC Contest Underway'Tis better to have tweeted and lost, than never to have tweeted at all.
New York's Best Literary LandmarksGotham has been home to many famous authors including Edgar Allen Poe. Follow Lynn Cullen, author of Mrs. Poe, as she explores the city as Poe might have seen it.
NYC’s 10 Best Summer Festivals 2013From celebrations of hip hop to performances of modern dance to the dulcet strains of emo pop, New York’s plethora of summer festivals meet just about every need and satisfy just about every taste.
NYC's 6 Best Venues To Celebrate National Poetry MonthApril may be the cruelest four weeks of the year, according to some, but it’s also a time to celebrate National Poetry Month. Check out the venues and organizations below for all your versifying needs
Inspired By Her Mother, Caroline Kennedy Releases Anthology Of PoemsHer earlier books, especially "The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis,'' have been huge sellers, pulling in numbers unheard of for poetry anthologies.
New York City Using Poetry To Promote SafetyHow about some poetry during your rush hour commute? New York City is unveiling an artistic campaign to keep streets safe. It's a new sign of the times in the city, and it's one not everyone understands.
Racy Poetry In Classroom Angers Brooklyn ParentsSome Brooklyn parents are fuming Thursday over a book passed out to their children in school, which featured poems with sexually explicit comments about everyone from drug dealers to presidents.