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- Celebrate National Poetry Month with free Dearborn library programs
Dearborn Public Library will join in the largest literary celebration in the country during April, which is National Poetry Month.
- Discover the Paintings, Drawings & Collages of Sylvia Plath: Now on Display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Readers of Plathâ€™s poetry may not be surprised to learn she first intended ... It is a chalk mask with dead dry poison behind it, like the death angel. It is what I was this fall, and what I never want to be again. The hands thrown up in defense or ...
- Central Carroll: 5K at Northwest Community School
Nothing makes a better Christmas present than a book! Look for childrenâ€™s books, young adult novels, science fiction, poetry, action novels, military history, inspirational books, romance novels, mysteries, spiritual books, picture books, fantasy ...
- Attention All Versifiers: Wonkette Proudly Presents Your Donald Trump Inaugural Poetry Contest!
The emergence (eruption? extrusion?) of that incredibly bad Trump Inaugural Poem, â€œPibroch of the Domhnall,â€ by self-published lyrical poetry genius and â€œcelebrated American poet Joseph Charles MacKenzie of the Society of Classical Poetsâ€ has ...
- Need Some Writing Inspiration? 7 Poems To Get The Creative Juices Flowing
Often, people look for ways to avoid distractions, especially during important work. And, really, what could be more important than your writing? The process of transforming your wildest ideas, your most daring stories, your most beautiful daydreams ...
- Robert Frost. Pulitzer Prize. Genre. Style. Poetry Plays. Regional realism New Hampshire: A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes
Unable to support his wife and children as a poet, Frost taught English and wrote poetry in his spare time. Frost s life was marked by tragedy. Both is parents died while he was still young. He outlived several of his children, and his wife died of cancer.
- State Lines: California poetry: â€˜The Sunday News,â€™ by Dana Gioia
California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia is one of the stateâ€™s eminent poets and critics. His â€œCalifornia Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Presentâ€ (Heyday Books, 2004) is a vital anthology that helped inspire and shape this column. â€œThe Sunday News ...
- A Look Ahead At The Weekâ€™s Art&Seek Picks
In Denton, Agua Dulce Mexican Kitchen is hosting a poetry slam. â€œLend me your earsâ€ is the theme ... Bookmark your calendar to attend the North Texas Teen Book Festival. The all-day event takes place at the Irving Convention Center.
- Ghalibâ€™s friend
where his friend flourished as an Urdu poet, coached by him. The friendship of two has become a hallmark in Urdu literature, with Ghalib inquiring in his letters about Redstone Horse on the Delhi-Agra road and asking him to give his salaams to the medieval ...
- Poem of the week: Low Tide at St Andrews by Emily Pauline Johnson
Her poems on these themes are clearly aimed at white audiences, and her forms and diction remain essentially western and literary even when channelling a popular oral tradition. New to her work, I found it hard to make a choice that would do justice to ...
- The construction worker poets
The construction workers who write poetry
- Interview: Tehlor Kay Mejia, author of When We Set the Dark On Fire
Add WHEN WE SET THE DARK ON FIRE to your Goodreads TBR ... C: Iâ€™ve been snooping around your Patreon page and I see that you also write poetry. Do you plan on someday publishing your poetry? Or is that more of a personal form of expression?
- This Teen Tweeted Photos of What Actually Goes On in Gender Neutral Bathrooms and It's Magical
For Emile, the access to public bathrooms of choice are a necessary right for this country. "Personally, I think gender-neutral bathrooms are a necessity," she told Buzzfeed. "Everyone deserves the right to exist in a public space."
- Meryl Streep charms audience at poetry tribute
At an all-star tribute to poetry on Wednesday, Meryl Streep was thinking about her family. The Oscar-winning actress sang a lullaby she learned from her mother; read a Gary Snyder poem she had heard about from her sister-in-law, actress Maeve Kinkead; and ...
- Haki Madhubuti, the Book Publisher on the South Side
That half-century has been spent at the heart of black intellectual life in Chicago, far away from mainstream, and mostly white, publishing circles in Manhattan. Third World Press has released hundreds of books of poetry, nonfiction and memoir reflecting ...