In the Loop: poetry


Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Taliban chief Mullah Omar: A poet at heart?

A recently published collection shows another side to the beheaders.

By Al Kamen  |  02:20 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Taliban, poetry, Poetry of the Taliban, Mohammed Hanif, Michael Semple, Al Kamen

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Harry Reid: the new Carl Sandburg?

A new book puts politicians’ and celebrities’ odd musings into verse. Here’s one they left out by the Senate majority leader.

By Al Kamen  |  12:55 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthology, poetry, Harry Reid, Bob Dole, Mitch McConnell, Barbara Mikulski

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Obama, Biden and Snooki: Poets at heart

A new “modern poetry” anthology puts the oft-bizarre utterances by politicians and celebrities in poetry form. A fun read.

By Al Kamen  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Charles Schumer, John Boehner, poetry, Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Israel, Harry Reid, Kathryn Petras, Ross Petras, Silvio Berlusconi, Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, Hugo Chavez, Ann Coulter, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop