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- The dark skin experience: What itâ€™s like to be dark-skinned in a world that tells you light is beautiful
In the video, which has over 11,000 views, she delivered a spoken-word poem in which she described a man saying, â€œâ€™Wow, youâ€™re pretty for a dark skin.â€™â€ â€œEven to dark guys, dark girls never win,â€ Princess Latifah said in the poem.
- Poet Philip Levine celebrated the struggles of the working class
A Life in Poetryâ€ â€“ a gathering of his work curated by a friend, literary executor and poet Edward Hirsch. But Levineâ€™s poems â€” with their pictures of the industrial Midwest animated by despair, yearning and love â€” suggest a more troubling truth.
- These Are Our Favorite Signs From The Women's March On Washington
She held a sign that referenced a poem and gave it a twist: "We will not go gently into your dark night". Speaking of protests and marches, the added benefit of a local pussy posse for parents, especially, is that you can share childcare duties while some ...
- Sweatpants & Books | Ten Books to Read in the Bathtub
Here are 10 kinds of books, along with recommendations, that make for excellent bath time reading. Pair your soul-soothing bath with some poetry for some serious retreat and reflection. While poetry can deal with some of lifeâ€™s worst heartaches ...
- SOL 17 & Poetry Friday: Birds in the Blizzard
On Tuesday, as Stella raged outside, I spent what seemed like hours at my kitchen window, marveling at the hardy birds at the feeder. Their comings and goings inspired this poem. During the blizzard, trees and bushes tremble as birds flit and flee.
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- â€˜What If a Garden Could Teach, Inspire Children?â€™
Then they could have poetry time and read books on the grass. Furthermore, said Pivarnik, â€œThe produce we grow can also support our school families; and in exchange, the families receiving it can work in the garden.â€ Then, quoting inspirational writer ...
- Ted Kooser's 'American Life in Poetry' (Sept. 10)
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- A millennial Democratic Socialist buys a house, reluctantly
We made friends with our neighbors ... We read novels and critical theory, studied and worked, and tried to make poems and photographs and love. For the first time in our lives together, we had enough space that the other person wasnâ€™t constantly ...
- Abhay K's 'The Seduction of Delhi' becomes bestseller poetry
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): 'The seduction of Delhi', a poetry book authored by Indian poet diplomat Abhay K, released at the beginning of this year at Jaipur Literature Festival has made it to the best seller. The book contains poems on historic cities of Delhi such as Purana Qila, Feroz Shah Kotla, Shahjahanabad as well as modern landmarks such as Khan Market, Connaught Place, South Block ...
- Poem of the week: Pershing at the Front by Arthur Guiterman
The lines of echo dialogue would be funny in an old-fashioned TV sitcom ... Guitermanâ€™s diction achieves the strangeness and daring of a serious poem: â€œThe silence lay in heaps and piles.â€ His surreal image also allows the comic business to progress.
- Bucknell literary magazine becomes launching pad for writers
â€œWe have a reputation for publishing well-regarded artists before they go on to bigger things,â€ said Ciotola, who also works as the program manager at Bucknell Universityâ€™s Stadler Center for Poetry. Ciotola and West Branch Editor G.C. Waldrep ...
- SPRING ARTS 2017: Books â€” Gays at home
If youâ€™re a poetry fan, â€œNew American Best Friendâ€ by Olivia Gatwood (Button Poetry, March 28), is a stunning celebration of contemporary womanhood, gender and sexuality by one of the most venerated young poets and queer writers in America.
- Oneonta to host variety of Halloween fun
Hartwick College will hold a Halloween reading event Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Yager Hall, where students and faculty will read and perform their favorite works of mystery and horror prose, poetry, and theater monologues in the Museum's Elting Gallery.
- Chelsea 4 Stoke City 2: Willian breaks down in tears after scoring following death of his mum
Willian took to social media, where he wrote a heartfelt poem in his native Portuguese, praising her and expressing how much he will miss her. The post received over 90,000 likes in just seven hours with fans sending tributes and messages of condolence in ...