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- John Ashbery Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
I was in high school at the time and hadnâ€™t read any modern poetry. Then in a contest I won a prize in which you could ... â€œThere would be no recipe for doing this-just free associating, which is basically what Iâ€™m doing when I write.
- Afrodisiac Erotic Poetry Show presents The 1st Annual Erotic Poetry Slam
Get down and show your skills in the slam competition for your chance to win the $200 cash prize!!! All Poets who wish to slam MUST pre-register at firstname.lastname@example.org Not ready to compete? You can still get down on the open mic, with poetry, song ...
- Claire wins daily double damper
According to Claire Reynolds, the Golden Damper is the â€œcompetition everyone wants to winâ€ and she got the â€œdaily double ... In the Golden Damper performance poetry competition section there were two categories - Original and Established.
- Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam
The satirical jeff taylor features at the Jeff Robinson Trio's world renowned weekly Poetry Jam. The high-energy trio keep the off-beat poet on track for a soulful night of dark humor, hard truth and ecstatic jazz! Come early to sign-up for the Poetry Slam ...
- Christian man sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan: Lawyer
KARACHI: A Christian man in Pakistan was today sentenced to death for ... Nadeem James Masih was charged in July after his friend Yasir Bashir told the police that he sent him a poem on the messaging service that was insulting to Islam.
- Atrocious Poets Make Poetry Fun, Accessible
promoting national poetry month and publishing their first chapbook. â€œOne of our goals is to bring poetry into the fabric of Woodstock â€¦ offering an easy entry point,â€ said poet Dawn Zehr. Poetry on the Spot is one such easy entry point. Three or ...
- â€˜Sing, Unburied, Singâ€™ snags top award at National Book Awards
â€œFar From the Treeâ€ by Robin Benway won the Young Peopleâ€™s National Book Award. Benway, in her acceptance speech, said, â€œTeenagers are the toughest audience because they need to hear the truth every single day.â€ The Poetry Award went to Frank ...
- Gravity Fights Dark Energy, Expanding Space the Winner #physics #quantumphysics #science
But if gravity is the shape of space-time, then itâ€™s not a force at all? Is it? Find new science-inspired poetry on my blog here, about every other post, or in one of my collections.
- 19 things that rhyme with Trump to help inspire you this World Poetry Day
Itâ€™s World Poetry Day and for most of you that means one thing â€“ rhyming tweets. To give you a helping hand before you embark on a tirade of lyrical views on politics, sport or other points of your interest, we thought we would cover one word for you ...
- If You Think Your Life Has Lost All Meaning, This Thought Provoking Poem May Help You
Was your life meant to end on a such a sad and drastic note? Letâ€™s extend our hands and ... Her video, produced by UnErase Poetry is heartbreaking and beautiful.
- Brzechwa, Fredro, Tuwim: Polandâ€™s Greatest Entertainers & Educators?
Kids playing with a car, Warsaw, 1970s, photo: Jerzy Michalski/Forum And yet, even in 'developed' countries ... much of it for children. If a key purpose of poetry is to keep our spirits up during hard times, then Poland, with its uniquely troubled ...
- Chana Bloch, Berkeley poet and Yehuda Amichai translator, dies at 77
Rather than be defeated by cancer, she chose to tame it with her poetry. The result is her final book. â€œIt was extraordinary,â€ Kronfeld said. â€œItâ€™s not that she wasnâ€™t sad to leave us. But [she refused] to turn it into a melodrama, with an almost ...
- THE FANTASTICKS Opens Tonight at the Mesa Arts Center
At the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity ... THE FANTASTICKS is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience ...
- Wallace Stevens - Poetry for Young People
This title is one in a series meant to introduce great poetry to children, and I think it does a good job. On each page is an introduction of things to think about while reading the following poem, giving the reader a chance to really connect with the words.
- Dallas, GA Author Publishes Book of Poetry
(PRLEAP.COM) Profoundlessly Simple: A Poetic Compilation of Verse, a new book by K.E. Long, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Profoundlessly Simple: A Poetic Compilation of Verse, is K. E. Long's first collection of poetry. His poetry and ...