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- Charlie Gardâ€™s uncle writes touching poem tragic toddler
Charlie Gardâ€™s uncle has paid tribute him with a touching poem in which he praised the toddlerâ€™s parents for â€˜fighting for himâ€™. The 11-month-old suffered a rare genetic condition which saw him in hospital for the majority of his short life.
- Teen Readers Share the Last Book They Loved: Villainous Tales, Splintered Siblings, and Dangerous Lies
Stork The Memory of Light was not a book I could binge-read. Though I was fully engrossed in the plot, I took my time reading it in order to fully appreciate the carefully chosen poems and thoughtfully crafted sentences that make the story so powerful.
- Turning to Poetry
Renowned essayist Tom Ehrich turns to poetry as a fresh form of expression. His work draws on daily life: a couple breaking up in a coffee shop, a grandchild sleeping, hearing a train whistle on the Kansas prairie. Ehrich looks for the central meaning of ...
- Got Poetry? How to Teach Poems All Year
Check out these five books that encourage it! Poetry teaching resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet - mostly free! April is National Poetry Month! Check out the poetry teaching resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet - mostly free!
- 'You are good enough': Queen Creek student inspires with powerful poem
But her words are not just relating to teens, they're felt by all -- at any age. "As you gaze into the bathroom mirror, you see a stranger that somehow stole your reflection and replaced it with a completely different girl," she says discussing the lengths ...
- Clark Fifth Grader Wins Union County Poetry Contest
Annie Exi from Kawameeh Middle School in Union won second place and Eric Teixeira from Duarte-Marti School #28 in Elizabeth won third place. TAPintoClark.net is Clarkâ€™s official electronic news source and the only free daily paper.
- SUPER KIDS, SUPER MOMS: Good Thunder Reader Series workshop lets kids create, moms vent
In years past, the workshops have gone into places such as assisted-living facilities, where residents composed poems. This year, one of their outreach efforts targets Mankatoâ€™s immigrant community, specifically Muslim women and their children.
- New Nicollet Mall art won't feature poem that references female genitalia
â€œIf he can feel bold to not only say the word â€˜p----,â€™ but make it a philosophy to grab for women,â€ Petrus said, â€œI can fricking write a poem that is adding sacredness and having love around the idea of praying for p-----s.â€ Mary Altm ...
- Keep Moving On - Poem by Curtisj Johnson
Are those tornado winds rushing down into the deepest portals of your bewildered soul? Are you listening to those drum beats of darkness and death, resounding ever so loudly to grind you into the ground? Even though you may be wearing thin, just take ...
- Shabana Azmi REVEALS how knowing poetry can help you to excel in life
One of the finest actors in Indian cinema, Shabana Azmi believes that knowing poetry gives an actor the skills to excel in life. She believes it is always beneficial if an actor is also a poet as it gives them the required command over a language.
- Writing Tips/Insights #6: Donâ€™t be Afraid to Fail
But seriously though, success in writing (or in any craft or journey for that matter ... So go on, query that agent, make that proposal, try sell your poetry collection â€“ each rejection is a step closer to being published. So donâ€™t give up if you ...
- Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 376
I guess todayâ€™s prompt is pretty predictable between today being the winter solstice (in the northern hemisphere) and last weekâ€™s best winter poems post. For todayâ€™s prompt, write a winter poem. For folks in the northern hemisphere, this should be ...
- On MLK Day, Youth Speaks Poets Raise a Voice Against Injustice
So when these young poets talk about skin and the varieties of skin tone, thereâ€™s a realization that they are all moving towards the one color that contains them all. As performer Tova Ricardo so aptly stated in her poem: â€œBlack is not one color/Black ...
- Poetry: To You Dear Friendâ€¦
A big thank you for being my friend, May our closeness never end. You cheer me up when I am down, Replace with smile my deepest frown. You give me courage when I have none, Destroy the clouds, bring out the sun. Help me see, when I am lost, Warm my heart ...
- A sad and virtual remnant
Simon Armitage will be presenting his latest poetry book in Haworth today and his book is also featured in Financial Times: His own residencies have been somewhat more artistic. Heâ€™s currently working at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for their 40th ...