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- Winners announced: Results of childrenâ€™s poetry competition revealed
The winners of Briar Chemicalsâ€™ Young Poets of the Year 2017 contest have been announced, in what is the competitionâ€™s 13th year. With a theme of planet Earth, youngsters from the regionâ€™s schools were asked to take inspiration from their surroundings.
- A Poem by Anne Brink
It has nothing to say, it is already saying it. It will never be popular to be a tree again. Tree with all its walls burned down, naked, no friend. A tree is difficult to hide in bed. We can drink wine all night together.
- Dead Japanese poets make great collaborators
Matthew Rohrer is the author of nine books of poetry, including his first, â€œA Hummock in the Malookasâ€, which was selected by Mary Oliver for the National Poetry Series, and â€œA Green Light,â€ which was short-listed for the 2005 Griffin International Poetry Prize. Waiting alone on the subway platform to catch a train to Brooklyn, Matthew Rohrer was thinking about how much he missed creating ...
- The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Poet Thomas Lux Has Died, and More
The journal will publish three writers every two weeks ... Rita Dove talks with Salon about poetry, optimism, and politics.
- 15 Off-registry wedding gifts every couple will love
These gestures remind me that a wedding gift doesnâ€™t need to be a $400 kitchen appliance ... Maybe you want to give a first-edition of Winnie the Pooh, an anthology of poetry, or several nicely bound copies from the saga Game of Thronesâ€”whatever ...
- American Life in Poetry: 'Everyday Grave'
This poem by Stella Nesanovich, who lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, appeared in a recent issue of Third Wednesday, a literary journal. At this time of great national division itâ€™s good to see a few people in a tire shop, coming together to share their ...
- South calling for Spruha Joshi?
It is no secret that the 'Lost and Found' star has a knack for writing poems and songs and she has also dabbled ... Also watch: Spruha Joshi wedding pictures out Spruha Joshi wedding pictures out 00:57 Spruha gave some remarkable performances through ...
- Who knew New York City firefighters were such romantic poets?
NEW YORK â€” The FDNY turned up the heat for Valentineâ€™s Day 2017. The fire department tweeted out poems in honor of the day. Their flowery tweets are filled with fire safety advice, and suggestions for Valentineâ€™s Day activities.
- How â€˜meanâ€™ mentor led actor Denis Oâ€™Hare to his career
In â€œEdgar Allan Poe: Buried Aliveâ€ Oâ€™Hare reveals the conflicted life of the literary icon who wrote more than 100 stories and poems and was best known for his Gothic horror tales. Oâ€™Hare himself was conflicted when at 17 he decided to become a priest.
- 38th death anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto being observed
LARKANA: 38th death anniversary of Founder Chairman of Pakistan People ... noted poets across the country will pay homage to the departed souls through their poetry. He said the supporters, workers and leaders of the Pakistan peopleâ€™s party from ...
- Alternative Tweets A Mindfulness Practice In The Age of The Orange Menace
inspirational poetryâ€¦and cats. And I can tell you this: If you accept the Alternative Tweet Challenge, and find yourself turning this man-babyâ€™s diatribes into positive vibrations, youâ€™ll be able to handle anything that comes down the line.
- Farewell, Friends! Thank you for a Great Year
My energy and heart are being called to write more for Poetry Heals, a nonprofit I run that brings therapeutic ... I wonâ€™t quit being a Quaker or thinking hard about how to be a Friend in these times. Our whack-a-doodle political reality and uncivil ...
- Poems of the Gothic Witch
A possessively, melancholically, beautiful poetry book of gentle pain, serene darkness, intense voyages on the sea of existence, paranormally passionate, mesmerizingly mysterious, and wickedly good. Unveil the wisdom in your heart, release the chains of ...
- The Zen Perfection Of Jim Jarmusch's Poetry-Inspired 'Paterson'
A listener and an observer, Paterson composes reflective modernist poems as he drives. His oblique perspective on life is mirrored in the cinematographer Frederick Elmesâ€™s repeated angled shots of Paterson behind his busâ€™s windscreen. Such visual dabs ...
- Seamus Heaney's biographer races to see poet's faxes before they fade
â€œObviously, some of [Heaneyâ€™s] essays use autobiography, and he uses it in his poems. He had a brilliant solution to the memoir problem: he published Stepping Stones â€¦ He was very much involved in shaping that book. It was his way of writing an ...