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- â€œEmbracing the Dark Sideâ€ With Visual Artist Catherine Moore On Star Wars 40th Anniversary
part poetry. Her subjectâ€™s eyes and hands evoke a stunned silence as well as a dark humor and warmth that evoke a deep emotional response. She has exhibited with galleries around the globe and her work is collected internationally.
- Why poetry is the perfect weapon to fight Donald Trump
Poems are an expression of the truth: they are the ideal antidote to a demagogueâ€™s hoarse imperatives What does an anthology of poems do? It lets you â€“ it makes you â€“ experience in words the feelings of others. And then it makes you do it again.
- Tracie Morris's extraordinary poetry reading pace
The poems resonated in all kinds of ways with me and the audience. At some point, I realized, though, that not enough has been said about Morris's pace, and perhaps the implications of reading pace in American and African American poetry in general.
- Local words to feature in National Poetry Day
respectively â€“ which have been adopted as the subjects of new poems by Reading-born McNish and the Black Countryâ€™s Berry. BBC Radio Humberside listeners, and their poet-in-residence Dean Wilson chose to celebrate "a didlum" (a community savings scheme).
- Mickey Hart Shares Hybrid Poem/Playlist for Christmas
He also included the 27-minute â€œDark Starâ€ from 2/13/1970. With an amazing Fall Tour with Dead & Company under his belt, Hart ended his holiday verse with a particularly hopeful sentiment:
- Words Take Action at Chicago Writers Resist
Last November, The Atlantic published a piece explaining â€œWhy Poetry Is Viral in the Aftermath of Trumpâ€™s Election.â€ Around the same time, poet Erin Belieu, co-founder of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, sent out a number of e-mails and posted a status ...
- â€˜Poetry is a kind of refugeâ€™
People are always talking about poetry as if itâ€™s on the brink of extinction. Your compatriot Martin Amis famously announced the death of poetry some years agoâ€¦ I must have missed that obituary. Maybe it was in The Telegraph. I think there will always ...
- Archer City Western Heritage Days will soon be pulling up the wagons~Costume contest at 11am
Eat until you pop and shop until you drop. Have your picture taken on the Longhorn. Listen to music and cowboy poetry When the day winds down, gather your lawn chairs for the free Jake Hooker and the Outstiders concert/street dance at 8pm. BYOB but ...
- Poetry's Latest Take the Stage in LAST POET PRESENTS JOBURG MEETS CAPE TOWN
Brought together by Luxolo Ngqunge (aka LAST POET) the event is an explosion of Joburg talent in Cape Town. An unmissable opportunity to connect to the hottest voices in the poetry scene. Luxolo hails from the dusty streets of Motherwell. NU5 Port ...
- American Playwriting Foundation Selects Gracie Gardner as Winner of 2017 Relentless Award
The American Playwriting Foundation (David Bar Katz, Executive Director), established to make annual grants to new American plays, has selected Gracie Gardner for The 2017 Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a play.
- Loving God is the key to a lasting, loving marriage
This poem is easy to understand in regards to couples but it takes ... Everything changed and soon we began to plan our wedding and a life together. And as the words of Fr. Arrupe explain, it did change everything. Our priorities were different.
- National Poetry Month Featured Poet: Ella Longpre
After the table, I began to choose poetry less. I turned to The Sentence because mine were clunky and terrible, and I had to find a way to write them. But now, Iâ€™m in the middle of writing a prose manuscript and have just realized that I need to be ...
- Why this Maine teacher received the world's first Global Teacher Prize
Through her 41 years of teaching, Nancie Atwell has learned that the best way to make children take charge of their educational futures is to make reading and writing assignments personal. "I always got a kick out of adolescents, especially the younger adolescents in the 11, 12, 13-year-old range because their minds are so wide open," Ms. Atwell says.
- Community News For The Glastonbury Edition
GLASTONBURY â€” Publishing Your Poetry, a workshop for poets who are seeking to publish a book of their poems, will be presented by Tony Fusco, publisher at Flying Horse Press, on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Welles Turner Memorial Library ...
- Delhiwale: Making garland out of banknotes at Chitli Qabar Chowk
Money is a kind of poetry, said the great American poet Wallace Stevens ... Each time he receives an order from a wedding â€œpartyâ€, he takes a short walk to the nearby money exchange stalls for wads of crisp tenners. One evening, we watched him make ...