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- DSO performs Elgar's grand rumination on life after death, 'The Dream of Gerontius'
John Henry Newman's florid poetry imagines a soul's journey from final mortal minutes, through death and intermediate encounters, to a cleansing period in Purgatory. It's a heavy dose of Victorian Roman Catholicism, and some references had to be changed ...
- Literature that soars: JA Baker and The Peregrine
Since its publication in 1967, its woozy prose-poetry has bewitched readers of many hues ... It gives the bookâ€™s anniversary an eerie resonance. Leaving aside its gothic hues and the many questions over the authenticity of Bakerâ€™s notes â€“ some ...
- Book Notes: Alice Fogel Wins Award for Poems Inspired by Bachâ€™s â€˜Goldberg Variationsâ€™
Like Johann Sebastian Bachâ€™s famous G oldberg Variations , New Hampshire Poet Laureate Alice B. Fogelâ€™s new collection of poems, Interval , begins and ends with the same verses, titled Aria , and tucks 30 variations in between.
- Winnie-the-Pooh forever: how a bear of very little brain made literary history
As a Winnie-the-Pooh exhibition opens at the V&A, childrenâ€™s author and illustrator Shirley Hughes recalls how the Pooh books changed her life The English nursery world of the late Twenties, in which A A Milneâ€™s son Christopher Robin grew up ...
- Speechless Wonder for Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets DONE for Mon. 4/24
Some of the poems are fanciful, some moving ... Ekua Holmes won a 2016 Caldecott Honor for her debut childrenâ€™s book, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, and her illustrations are magnificent here as well.
- Visions In Verse Are Great For A Personal Gift For Friends and Family @PoetryTreasures @SMGurusNetwork
It is an illustrated collection of poems, quotes, inspirational writings, and stories in verse about opening doors and rebuilding a future through failure, courage, faith, and passion. Visions in Verse challenges readers to step outside their comfort zone.
- What is the link between mental suffering and artistic creativity?
The resultant poems, as described by his friend Frank Bidart ... Enigmatic phrases from Lowellâ€™s Lord Wearyâ€™s Castleâ€”â€œAnd the laugh of Death is hacked in sandstoneâ€â€”emerged on the screen between each of the 13 movements. The slow tempos ...
- Being Alone After Love - Poem by Is It Poetry
Other's still have left to have. It is here nearly gone, the cup once was full And being once filled, left that cold, cold hole In my heart. I once was the tree and you were the bush, Filled with leaves. And as the tide begins to recede the sea is Even now ...
- Ren Hang: Photographer stirs controversy with erotic images
"It's visual poetry. It's without limits ... He still uses his old point and shoot film camera. He still photographs his friends. "I'm doing this because I still get a feeling of novelty from it," he tells me. "And it fills the emptiness of my heart."
- There's an Astro Poets Book in Your Future
"We have experience saying things not always funny, but maybe sad and funny, in short snippets and lines. Maybe that gives us a skill already that, when people read it, they're attracted to."
- MOTHER LODE: Science joins songwriters in bemoaning the pain of a broken heart
Now researchers are telling us that all the misery of a broken heart expressed by the musicians of every generation and genre is not just exaggerated poetry. A broken heart ... but not primarily in those in their teens or 20s, as would seem likely.
- The Prolonged Bromance of Vyvyan and the Peopleâ€™s Poet
After I became ill, is when I first turned to writing poetry, in which I had never done before ... writing as my own sort of therapy and it was only after encouragement from friends and family, that I decided to share my words with the world.
- This womanâ€™s teen daughter left Montreal to join Daesh. For three years, she made it her mission to bring her home
â€œThe prime minister is using a broad spectrum that includes poetry and podcasts, and all kinds of counselling and group hug sessions,â€ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer replied to a chorus of cheers and jeers. Aminaâ€™s role with Daesh is unknow
- Gonzales, LA Author Publishes Book of Poetry
has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Paper Messages: Volume One is poet Andrea Buffert, Rn's latest collection of real life experiences crafted into poems. Within the pages of Paper Messages, Buffert touches upon the emotions of the everyday ...
- County children benefit from Cowboy Poetry & Music
Hundreds of folks wearing cowboy hats, and lots of bling on cowgirls spurred themselves forward to raise money in support Monterey County Free Libraries (MCFL). If you are not a cowpoke, you still got educated on the cowboy culture, for sure, with ...