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- Family Matters: A poem for Fatherâ€™s Day
When my husband and I first married, we had more time than money, so our gift-giving often consisted of poems and short stories we wrote for one another. I guess old habits die hard, because we still fall back on handwritten gifts from time to time.
- Rundle: why the middlebrow culturati declared war on HSC students over a poem
... were of the â€œyour poem made me hate mangoes and I love mangoesâ€ and â€œwhat the hell was your poem about?â€ variety. It was said there were death threats â€” though the image quoted with that was an anime figure being thwacked with a mango.
- â€œEmbracing the Dark Sideâ€ With Visual Artist Catherine Moore On Star Wars 40th Anniversary
part poetry. Her subjectâ€™s eyes and hands evoke a stunned silence as well as a dark humor and warmth that evoke a deep emotional response. She has exhibited with galleries around the globe and her work is collected internationally.
- Poetry Geek
Isnâ€™t it always an adventure to read and then think and imagine whatâ€™s going on in a poem? You can start with the title. Lammas, as it turns out, is a pre-Christian tradition: a harvest festival on August first. The hireling is simply a man ...
- Twelve Books of Poems, About Poems, or Tangentially Related to Poems from 2015
This year, my favorite poetry books are not all books of poetry: there were too many books about poets, books of prose by poets, and other marginal cases I wanted to include. â€œProdigal: New and Selected Poems,â€ by Linda Gregerson. Gregersonâ€™s syntax ...
- Richard Smith: The corruption of medical language
Michael Oâ€™Donnell, one of medicineâ€™s best writers, famously called this style of academic writing â€œdecorated municipal gothic.â€ Such writing, he said, â€œmust be long, tortuous, opaque, uninteresting, and possess a â€˜built-in quality of ...
- Some â€˜Reputation:â€™ How Taylor Swift Became A White Supremacy Golden Child
They actually fit well. Really well. â€œTaylor Swift is a pure Aryan goddess, like something out of classical Greek poetry. Athena reborn. Thatâ€™s the most important thing,â€ Andre Anglin of The Daily Stormer told Broadly. â€œIt is also an established ...
- Rheta Grimsley Johnson Make much of something small
"Make much of something small, The pouring-out of tea, a drying flower's shadow on the wall from last week's sad bouquet ..." The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a small, enchanting world. The woman who is celebrating National Poetry Month and cleverly reminding ...
- National Poetry Month Featured Poet: Harold Abramowitz
The multitude of scale that one encounters as a reader of poetry is something that always engages me, intrigues me. It really seems infinite. I love when I start reading a book of poetry and then undergo the period of adjustment, however long it lasts, to ...
- Arthur Smith on Trump, Leonard Cohen and why heâ€™s not really a Grumpy Old Man
â€œIt didnâ€™t really exist in that form then. My humour was more along the lines of writing a funny poem for 10p on any subject!â€ The university revue troupe took a show up to the Edinburgh Festival and that was his first step towards entering the ranks ...
- River City Nomads present local poetry Sunday in Salida
The River City Nomads will present their poetry at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Salida SteamPlant Paquette Gallery, 220 W. Sackett Ave. The group is composed of Laurie James, Lynda La Rocca, Lawton Eddy and Craig Nielson, all of Salida, and Peter Anderson of Crestone.
- MSMS junior to represent Miss. in national poetry competition
Mississippi University for Women student Joy Carino will participate in Poetry Out Loud in Washington D.C. next month from April 27-29. Photo by: Mark Wilson/Dispatch Staff
- ACT Magnet High School students to be published
poetry; junior Alex Castro, poetry; junior DJ Hettinger, fiction; junior Mae Santillo, poetry; and sophomore Jordan Pelletier, poetry. In total, 81 students, kindergarten through 12th grade, will be published in the 2017 Connecticut Student Writers edition.
- Colorado's Renowned and Under the Radar Festivals Not to Be Missed in 2018
You might know about the Cowboy Poetry Gathering (October 4-7, 2018). The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering is a celebration of the rich culture and heritage of the American cowboy. Nationally acclaimed cowboy poets, storytellers and musicians perform both ...
- Memorising poetry is an art of the heart - The Guardian
The GuardianMemorising poetry is an art of the heartThe GuardianMemorising poetry works as a kind of Zumba class for the little grey cells. Learning poems takes focus. You know, that thing you used to have â€“ before email, Twitter and Facebook photos of your friend's dogs chewed up what was left of your brain. But ...and more »