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- Author uses rescued pup as main character to inspire children
PAWS and THINK! was inspired by a combination of things: my passion for poetry, my love for children and animals, and my experiences with our new adopted puppy, Weaver. The park and characters in "We Are All Different" were inspired by our visits to ...
- Sautiâ€™s debut anthology is like â€˜seasoning saltâ€™
Abel Mavuraâ€™s new self-published motivational book â€œThe Art of Realizing Your Dream ... Now back to the anthology â€œNei?â€, Sautiâ€™s poems and stories ring with outcries for African freedom and reclamation of its heritage, environmental awareness ...
- Wales rugby tour: Samoan welcome rhymes with friendship
For the Wales team there is a message there in Thomas' powerful poem - an invocation to fight and be bold. Qualities needed on Friday. Qualities that run deep within the Samoan rugby team who have a rich history with Wales - and have enjoyed their share of ...
- Moore vs. Jones: Where the Alabama Senate candidates stand on the issues
"Babies piled in dumpster, abortion on demand," Moore wrote in a 2007 anti-abortion poem. "Oh, sweet land of liberty ... to withdraw America from the Paris climate agreement. Moore is a Christian conservative, and heâ€™s determined to keep those values ...
- On 'Lust for Life,' Lana Del Rey suddenly sounds like the poet laureate of post-truth
Throughout "Lust for Life," she assigns new melodies to classic lyrics with ... but now it's evident that she loves these old scraps of FM-poetry the way Andy Warhol loved Elizabeth Taylor, Campbell's chicken noodle and the electric chair.
- Poetry session in memory of Faiz
HARIPUR: To pay tribute to late revolutionary poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, the District Bar Association Haripur and a local literary body organised a poetry session at the district bar hall on Saturday night. Presided over by Riaz Saghar, poets from Haripur, Wah ...
- Solving Riddles, Reading Poems
Itâ€™s your poem, after all. Make it meet you. The riddle, and the poem, does not preexist the act of reading. Or if it does, it does so only in the way the morning glory preexists morning, its petals shut like fists to the dark.
- WATCH: â€˜A Plea For Peaceâ€™ â€“ What If The â€˜Tirangaâ€™ Had A Voice?
Budding filmmaker and poet Navaldeep Singh raises this question in a moving recitation of his poem, A Plea For Peace for UnErase Poetry. Performed at the Tuning Fork in Mumbai, Singhâ€™s powerful words breathe life into the forgotten Tiranga, and it will ...
- POETRY: LETâ€™S GET FUNNY
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- State Lines: California poetry: David Hernandezâ€™s â€˜Decibel Houseâ€™
The teenager featured in David Hernandezâ€™s â€œDecibel Houseâ€ suffers from an acute depression tilting toward suicide. I marvel at Hernandezâ€™s skill at imagining the boyâ€™s emotional circumstance. The boy improves his condition by blasting music so ...
- 'At the core, none of us were meant to be common': A new teacher's graduation speech urges all to lift off - Washington Post
Washington Post'At the core, none of us were meant to be common': A new teacher's graduation speech urges all to lift offWashington PostThe final poem brought him to tears, and he saw his father wiping away tears, as well, he said. It was pure Livingston, he said â€” encouraging but challenging at the same time. The poem became one focus of conversation among family gathered for a ...and more »
- A posthumous win for Helen Dunmore at this yearâ€™s Costa Awards
This past Tuesday, at a central London restaurant called Quaglinoâ€™s, Helen Dunmoreâ€™s posthumous collection Inside the Wave was awarded the Costa Book Award for poetry, and named the Costa Book of the Year. Dunmore died of cancer last June at ...
- Sahitya Akademi Awards announced for 24 languages, Tamil poet Inqulab's family declines award
but the family of late Tamil poet Inqulab has decided not to accept the award. Inqulab, who was born as Shahul Hameed, won the Sahitya Akademi Award in Tamil for his collection of poems titled "Kaandhal Naatkal". "My father was not running behind any award.
- The Modernization of the Obituary
On this album, he has several laugh out loud funny songs, including one called "Valentine." Lauren Haldeman is a poet and illustrator who lives in Iowa City. Sheâ€™s a Writerâ€™s Workshop graduate and the winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry.
- Brit grandad whose body was found burnt in South Africa was also shot in the head
She also posted a touching tribute poem to him online after his death ended a desperate ... A Foreign Office spokesman said: â€œWe are supporting the family of a British man following his death in South Africa on 17 February. We remain in contact with ...