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- Learning From Reading: Change Up Your Patterns to Gain More
Pick up a pocket-sized poetry collection. It might sound silly ... Fantasy short stories and literary short stories, for example. Or a modern gothic and a classic gothic. Iâ€™ve always been a person who wants to read widely and voraciously.
- Singer Mary Lambert reveals she was molested by her father as a child and gang-raped as a teen
Her tumultuous formative years also included a suicide attempt, before she stumbled on spoken word poetry YouTube videos at the age of 19 and later went on to be featured on Macklemore's Same Love. 'I found the poetry community in Seattle... and learned ...
- A Good Story Crosses Any Lines
Ed Mabrey is walking down a city street in Columbus, Ohio, feeling down. His heart keeps reminding him of a timeworn truth â€” breaking up always sucks. Heâ€™s got some words in mind, words that he wrote down to help deal with the anguish of a terminated relationship.
- 8 new memoirs that you need on your nightstand
Part memoir, part poetry anthology, Jill Bialoskyâ€™s upcoming book highlights ... covering the latest in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, female empowerment, culture, relationships, friendship, careers, and issues that matter most to young womenâ€™s lives.
- Raymond McDaniel
These poems both name the wounds and refuse easy balm. As the title of one stunning long poem has it, â€˜This Is Going to Hurt.â€™â€ â€œA cataract is both a waterfall and a medical condition in which the natural lens of the eye clouds. Both senses of the ...
- 17th Annual Poetry Contest at Hays Public Library
Hays- April is National Poetry Month and the Hays Public Library will once again be hosting its annual poetry contest. The poetry contest will take place on Friday, April 7 at 7 PM in the Schmidt Gallery. The contest is open to anyone 16 or older.
- Donald Rumsfeldâ€™s brain belongs in a museum.
Acclaimed Iranian photographer Tahmineh Monzavi takes over TNRâ€™s Instagram. President Donald Trumpâ€™s speech at the World Economic Forum could have gone worse. To the surprise of many, Trump wasnâ€™t as blustery or antagonistic as might have been ...
- Healing rhymes: Hilborn's spoken word poetry on mental illness a hit
How has poetry helped you to deal with mental illness ... and I write whatever it is at the top of the page and then free write until I have at least a couple lines that I like. Most of what I produce from these drafts is garbage, but I can usually ...
- Peter Mansbridge, WestJet surprise YVR airport with poetry and gifts
Why, heâ€™s reading Christmas poetry at the Vancouver International Airport ... which has seen the company staging special gift-giving events with special guests daily in airports across Canada for the past week. Flight 1 saw Genie Bouchard surprising ...
- Shannon Gene Frankum
His hobbies included collecting guns and knives from all over as well as being known for writing his funny poems. He had a love for all kinds of music and could make a new friend in a matter of seconds. Shannon was so loving and enjoyed talking that he ...
- How This Journalist Is Surviving Mexicoâ€™s Drug Wars
My plan was to arrive in Nairobi and stay two months, since the World Social Forum was scheduled to be held there in ... that I discovered the similarity between the two professions. But it has been poetry that has saved me from losing my mind during ...
- Featured Writer: William Wright, Jr.
I am a college student from San Diego California and I hold a deep passion for reading and writing poetry. I was sixteen years old when I first fell in love with poetry and I have been faithful to the craft ever since.
- (Soma)tic 1: Anoint Thyself - Poem by CAConrad
Visit the home of a deceased poet you admire and bring some natural thing back with you. I went to Emily Dickinson's house the day after a reading event with my friend Susie Timmons. I scraped dirt from the foot of huge trees in the backyard into a little pot.
- 43 Faith-Based Publications That Pay Freelance Writers
Pays $100-300 for unsolicited articles and $50 per poem. A quarterly print magazine for Muslim women, Azizah covering stories of inspirational women, lifestyle issues from money to food and faith reflections. It pays competitive rates. This bimonthly ...
- Poetry: EVOLUTION, THE BIG BANG, OR NOT
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