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- The Erotic Poetry & Music Festival
THE 29th EROTIC POETRY & MUSIC FESTIVAL! "An eclectic celebration of the erotic arts!" The infamous â€œErotic Poetry & Music Festivalâ€ celebrates its 29th year and is one Detroit's oldest community arts festivals. â€œAn eclectic celebration of the erotic ...
- Nametso Phonchiâ€™s Poetry is So Good It Makes Me Ache for a Place Iâ€™ve Never Seen #LiterallyWhatsHot
This poem was a liberation of sorts, a gateway into my soul. Nametso Phonchi says she is mostly inspired from day to day experiences such as conversations with friends or a loved one. Other peopleâ€™s experiences are also bricks for her stories.
- Jill Bialosky: The Time I Moved to New York City to Be a Poet
At night, home from the office, I retire to my room, sit at my musty, flea-market-find oak desk, turn on my Selectric typewriter, and work on poems. I flip through poetry books for inspiration and companionship. I am restless, unsure, lonely. Eight months ...
- Mayor Emanuel, local poet Harold Green discuss Father's Day event
The mayor was so moved by Harold's poem "Something to Live For" that he invited Harold to perform the inspirational piece at the inauguration. Since meeting in 2015, Mayor Emanuel and Green have become friends and, despite their different backgrounds and ...
- Poetic Licence: 'An empty hourglass' By Maurice Redmont
Welcome to Poetic Licence â€“ a weekly poetry forum, hosted by us, featuring words by local poets. This week? Maurice Redmont. Maurice Redmont was born in Vancouver 71 years ago and has been writing poetry for 56 years. He is, in his own words ...
- 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Poetry shares his works with Joliet West students
And then Jess saw the announcement â€“ a livestream online â€“ that his second book of poetry, â€œOlio,â€ had won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. â€œThat was the beginning of the celebration,â€ Jess said. Mark Eleveld, an English teacher at Joliet ...
- National Cowboy Poetry Gathering celebrates Basque culture
ELKO, Nev. (AP) â€” The 34th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is honoring Basque people and culture with its theme for this year. The Elko Daily Free Press reports this year's event included a Basque and Buckaroos Kickoff Bash held Monday which featured ...
- Friendship hope Poems - The best poetry on the web
Any feedback is welcome. At lost about what To to title this poem. Inspirations come from thankfulness & hope others can know the pure joy of having friend that knows you completely, sharing peaks/valleys & pushing you to grow.
- Iqbalâ€™s poetry enthralls audience
They participated in the Kalam-e-Iqbal and speech contests during the celebrations held at the SCCI ... ethics and spiritualism in Iqbalâ€™s poetry. They said that Allama Iqbal had ever wanted to see the humanâ€™s development through the way of selfhood.
- High school students headed to state speech contest
Representing St. Ansgar High School are Christian Eckard, Reviewing; Nathan Gilmore, Spontaneous Speaking; Xavier Patterson, Poetry Interpretation and Sarah Phelps, Acting.
- Rockstar Beowulf and the Hartlepool monkey: kids' shows with big ideas
Perhaps not the most obvious themes for a family show, but the best theatre for children doesnâ€™t shirk the realities ... Thorpeâ€™s script is full of blood and guts and has the salted poetry of a marsh wind blowing across a desolate landscape Danny ...
- 'Talented' and 'erudite' poet to launch first collection in Dursley
A DURSLEY poet will launch his first collection in the town on Saturday.
- Historic Savannah Wedding With a Perfect Touch of Pink
When we first started planning the wedding, I knew two things ... your heart with meâ€ written in gold calligraphy across the surface which was the first poem that John ever read to me. Waxflower Vintage made the most beautiful wax flower crown from ...
- 40 Keys To Lasting Happiness
Never miss a chance to say happy birthday or congratulations ... This â€” is for you. â€œWhen Janne has a new poem written, I shut my life down to do nothing but read it, and then when I turn my life back on, everything is better.â€
- Opinion: Black lives, liberty and justice all matter: Letâ€™s try truth-telling â€” and listening
Leon Beauchman is an American Leadership Forum Senior Fellow and president of the Santa Clara County Alliance of Black Educators. He recently completed a book of poetry entitled â€œBlue Prophesy: In Search of Meaning in the African American Experience.â€