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- Old police building could be gone by yearâ€™s end
The parking lot can be used by the municipal swimming pool, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and for events such as Cowboy Poetry and the Elko Mining Expo, he said. The VFW also will continue to lease a storage building on the site. â€œThis will give us 40 or 50 ...
- Regional poetry in Motion
â€œThe poems have all been written during my time living in the region ... The Only White Landscape will be launched March 4 at the Wagga Art Gallery, but copies are now online for $20 at corditebooks.org.au.
- Have insomnia? Blame the Romantic poets
Every night, one out of seven of us has trouble falling and staying asleep. While we usually think of insomnia as simply the prolonged inability to sleep, 'insomnia' is also a concept, with its own cultural history. Scientists still don't fully understand ...
- In 'Brodsky/Baryshnikov,' Great Friends Plumb Existential Depths
(Courtesy Janis Deinats) The men had been fast friends since they first met ... The two, Baryshnikov quoted Brodsky as saying in a Poetry Foundation article, had "a lot to talk about." They still do â€” Baryshnikov often in movement, with uncanny ...
- Glastonbury Searching For A Poet Laureate
GLASTONBURY â€” The town council has approved the idea of designating a poet laureate and a committee has been set up to screen candidates.
- Don't judge
My opinion on the RFRA law: Donâ€™t judge me, because I sin differently than you. You may have heard this quote before. Iâ€™m not gay, but know people who are.
- BOOK SMART: It's time for tales from the crypt
The vampire obsession in popular culture is far from a new trend. The literary vampire first appeared in 18th century poetry and quickly became a stock figure of gothic fiction with the publication of John Polidoriâ€™s 1819 novella, â€œThe Vampyre.â€
- Library story time sessions help build love for books, strong vocabulary at a young age
While the songs and poems are fun for the kids, they are just as important for the parents. â€œWhen kids come to story time they start to hear what itâ€™s like to hear a story read to them,â€ Walker said. â€œThen the parents get to see it modeled for them ...
- Happy birthday, Lorde! From Jacinda, Samantha, and all your fans
The other day I was in Australia teaching a poetry workshop to a group of children under twelve ... Still, I hope she has a good birthday! Sixteen years ago, Pead PR and J&A Productions were part of the team that brought back the Vodafone New Zealand ...
- The Difference Between Being 'Alone' and Being 'Lonely' as Someone With PTSD
I am not angry with you, I am sad for you. I am so sorry you are unable to love another ... It is amazing how someone elseâ€™s story in whatever form we hear it from â€” music, song, dance, poetry, articles on The Mighty â€” can bring us so much peace ...
- Poet Khalish mesmerizes ghazal lovers with â€˜Mukhatibâ€™
Nagpur: A unique evening was witnessed at Hindi Mor Bhawan, Sitabuildi on Saturday where Marathi speaking poetry enthusiasts gathered to attend the Urdu ghazal performance by famous poet Anant Nandurkar Khalish, mainly for the love of the language.
- Young Poet Award submissions due Feb. 24
The 2017 theme is â€œChoices.â€ Students may submit up to three poems. Entries will be blind-judged by a panel of poets, writers, and educators basing scores on originality, creativity, content and style. Four winners will be selected, one representing ...
- When death provokes musical protest: Michael Taylor's story
The death of Michael Taylor sparked widespread outrage and protest ... but nothing ever happened to the police â€“ even after the James Grimes shooting in November of 1981. I also wrote a poem about James Grimes, who was basically killed by the police ...
- New student competition makes poetry 'real and alive'
It was Kern's first "Poetry Out Loud" competition ... â€œI think that we neglect a certain part of a kid's education,â€ Chilton said. â€œHeart and soul.â€
- A Letter from the Bottom of the World: On Robert Lowell, Poetry and Madness
The dark moment comes, it goes. Berryman had telephoned him the ... let alone that he could have written the poems â€” poems that combine audacity and tenderness in roughly equal measure â€” on which that reputation is based. Part of Lowellâ€™s misfortune ...