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- Love, Loss & Life: Poetry by Javed Akhtar & His Grandfather
In 2015, his grandson, poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar released a collection of poems by Khairabadi. According to reports, none of Khairabadiâ€™s poems were published during his lifetime and most of his work was lost over time. On the other hand, ...
- Rich Brown: One-minute prayer to showcase Christian unity
A banquet to celebrate the 25th anniversary of POEM and show appreciation to friends and supporters will be held May 5 at Ozark Christian College. Then, nearly a month later, POEM will hold an event to emphasize the importance of unity even more.
- Local Author: Jennifer Schroeder writes from her heart in 'To My Child'
About the author: (from the bio in the book) "Always humming a tune and thinking in rhyme, music and prose have consistently been a mainstay ... "A love and commitment to music and poetry has always been and will continue to be, woven into the fabric ...
- To free your mind, just get outside and walk
O Sorrow and Shame â€¦ I have done nothing!â€™â€ It was true. Most of the poems for which he is remembered were written when he was in his mid-20s. After that, any ambitious writing project inspired in him ... â€œan indefinite indescribable Terror.â€
- (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.
- Monthly Beat Poetry Fest in New Hartford lets artists, writers come together
NEW HARTFORD >> Nestled snugly Saturday afternoon within the cozy confines of the Licia & Mason Beekley Community Library were some 20 friends gathered to listen to music and verse at the monthly â€œBeat Poetry Fest.â€ The event has gained a loyal and ...
- Meet the 2015 Tribeca Filmmakers #27: Hank Bedford Delves Into 'Dixieland' With Faith Hill and Riley Keough
READ MORE: Meet the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers In the hot lazy days of a Mississippi summer two star-crossed lovers, a recently released ex-con (Chris Zylka) and an aspiring stripper (Riley Keough), become trapped in a downward spiral of crime and obsessive love, as they try to ditch their small town lives. [Synopsis Courtesy of Tribeca] READ MORE: Tribeca 2015 Unveils Innovation ...
- Poet/prophet: Adil Jussawalla on poetry, mortality, and his recent prolific output after years of 'absence'
Adil Jussawalla is one of the most recognisable voices in Indian Poetry in English â€” and as a former journalist, editor and translator, he has worn many hats. Through the independent small press Clearing House, Jussawalla helped publish some of the most ...
- Charlie Parker -- Now's the Time: Part 5-5
The life and times of a minor jazz legend are recounted through his narrated memories. In this fictional treatment of jazz music in the mid-to-late 20th century, issues of race, creativity, addiction and, ultimately, redemption, are explored.
- Celebrating National Poetry Month: The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Poetry
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Cambridge University Press! In this blog post editor Walter Kalaidjian discusses The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Poetry. The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Poetry, edited by Walter Kalaidjian ...
- Entertainment Guide - Grants Pass Daily Courier (subscription)
Entertainment GuideGrants Pass Daily Courier (subscription)July 1, Yak Attack, livetronica, 9 p.m., $10; July 5, Spoken Word Open Mike, poetry jam, 8 p.m., no cover; July 6, Arise Roots, Iya Terra, Ital Vibes, roots, reggae, 8 p.m., $10. ..... Teen blues guitarist continues Music on the Half Shell outdoor ...
- Display on family bonds opens in Thai Nguyen
A display entitled â€œMother-Child, Poetry, Music â€“ Lifeâ€ opened recently in the northern ... and morality while helping strengthen family bonds.-VNA
- Urdu poet and lyricist Naqsh Lyallpuri passes away
Renowned Urdu poet and lyricist Jaswant Rai Sharma, known to the world by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri, died here on Sunday, a family friend said. He was 89. He had been ailing for some time and breathed his last around 11 a.m. at his Andheri home.
- A Review of Matt Mauchâ€™s BIRD BRAIN
Mauchâ€™s poems are striking in their level of activity and immediacy. These particular excerpts illustrate the life-or-death urgency of mortal beings, but notably, thereâ€™s an absence of fear. In these passages, death and beauty occupy the same spaces ...
- Ukrainian poet Borys Oliynyk passed away
President Petro Poroshenko expressed his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the poet Borys Oliynyk in connection with his death. This is stated on the website of the Presidential Administration. "Ukrainian culture suffered an irreparable ...