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- Packed programme of events in Cambridge to mark Black History Month's 30th anniversary
A VARIED programme of exhibitions, talks, poetry, storytelling and live music is coming to Cambridge during October to mark this yearâ€™s Black History Month. The national event, which is supported by Cambridge City Council, is an annual celebration of the ...
- The Museum of the American Revolution
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis ... Her engraved portrait was drawn by African American artist Scipio Moorhead of Boston. This copy of the book is on loan to the Museum of the American Revolution by Dr. Marion T.
- Urdu Gulban holds poetry session in honor of Indian poet
JEDDAH: Urdu Gulban, a Jeddah-based literary group, organized a poetry session to honor Indian poet Nafeesa Sultana, who is in the Kingdom to perform Umrah. She hails from Bhopal. The event was held at Shahdab Hotel, and though the news about her presence ...
- 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.
- Poetic Licence: 'CHICKI' by Nancy Pretto
To submit your own poetry to Poetic Licence, email firstname.lastname@example.org with Poetry Column in the subject line. Include your poem, full name, contact details and bio. Only those selected for the column will be contacted.
- 2 Novels, 1 Short Story Collection and Two Books of Poetry Short Listed for 2016 Gratiaen Prize
Both published works and unpublished manuscripts are accepted as submissions to the prize, founded by well known author Micheal Ondaatje. The Gratien Prize 2016 is the second to be awarded under the new partnership between Gratiaen Trust and Sarasavi Book ...
- What the Statue of Liberty says -- and doesn't
On one count, Miller's history was correct: Lazarus' poem, though written several years before the statue was dedicated in 1886, was "added later." In 1903, 15 years after Lazarus' death at 38 from cancer, a friend had the poem cast on a bronze plaque and ...
- This The Tone..Of Those Of You...The Christian Right - Poem by James B. Earley
this plight - a disingenuous group of folks, indeed so wrong - skulduggery prone....this the tone..of those of you...the Christian Right. Why demand....that I should...offer up my life. such strife.....this price I pay, that you may live...indeed another ...
- Black Coffee: A Poetry Book
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- Venus Amor Is the South Florida Singer Making R&B for the Resilient
â€œI feel like when I was making music a year ago, I was a little sad girl and hadnâ€™t really experienced everything ... but I really enjoy FKA Twigsâ€™ approach. She writes in poetry and forces you to pay attention to what sheâ€™s saying, gives you ...
- 72 Friends of Literature, in Defense of the Poet Jill Bialosky
We, as writers and friends of literature, wish to register our concern in regard to â€œAuthor Fights Plagiarism Charges by Criticâ€ (news article, Oct. 8). The Times, by giving a large platform to a small offense, has tainted the reputation of this ...
- Eunice de Souza (1940-2017): Poet and inspirational teacher who lived with enjoyment and defiance
Those unlucky enough not to have been in her class still have her poems. But Eunice de Souza will be remembered more vividly by students who recall her character-forming skin-flaying sarcasm, which left its 19-year-old recipients both dazed and admiring.
- R.I. launches youth poetry initiative
Rhode Island Poet Laureate Tina Cane, the Rhode Island Center for the Book and the Rhode Island Council on the Humanities are partnering to launch a youth poetry ambassador initiative, which will select a high-school student to serve as the state's youth ...
- Four Poems by Amjad Nasser
Alshaer has written several research papers and monographs, including his book, Poetry and Politics in the Modern Arab World. Click HERE to read more. Vote for Shikha Dhingra For Mrs South Asia Canada 2017 by liking her Facebook page.
- Halloweâ€™en Night Tours Return to Poe House
Join us for a free childrenâ€™s concert along with our traditional Halloweâ€™en activities including the popular costume contest, ($1 entry fee). Joy the Clown will perform strolling magic tricks and balloon twisting throughout the event. The Sandbox ...