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Thaler took poetry industry analysts by surprise, winning the competition with a single couplet and upsetting several gloomy competing poetesses who had written longer works.
Not as many panels of interest this year, and there was the exhaustion factor - but hanging out with a troupe of lovely singing poetesses all weekend was totally worth it.
The obvious choices here are Sylvia Plath or Anne Sexton, two confessional poetesses who committed suicide.
Boston may no longer be the Hub of the Universe, but its Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area remains the undisputed capital of America in at least one respect — home of suicidal poetesses.
But there's no reasoning with a woman who self-aestheticizes — if that's a word — in the hope that it will make her stand out in the crowded field of disturbed young poetesses.
“Meydlekh, Froyen, Vayber — Yidishe Dikhterins” [Girls, women, wives — Yiddish poetesses].
When Kadya Molodowsky turned to the question of women poets, she echoed parts of her earlier argument with Ravitsh and wrote a sarcastic dismissal of the very concept of “women poetesses.”
Many film actors and actresses as well as poets and poetesses have also taken party in the gherao rallies organized by the Maoist party.
In 1927, Melekh Ravitsh published an article whose critical stance can be discerned in its title: “Meydlekh, Froyen, Vayber — Yidishe Dikhterins” [Girls, women, wives — Yiddish poetesses].
Grin divided his entries by country, including the biographies of twenty-seven women under the heading “American Yiddish poetesses.”
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