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- Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest Calls for Entries â€“ $1,000 Prize â€“ No Entry Fee
Since 2002 Winning Writers, Inc. has sponsored the annual Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest, which awards a monetary prize of $1,000 to the first place winner of the funniest poem, $250 to a second-place winner, and $100 each to ten honorable mentions.
- Javed Akhtar turns 72, to celebrate with friends
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) As poet-writer-activist Javed Akhtar turned 72 on Tuesday, his better half Shabana Azmi has planned a magical evening filled with close friends, loved ones and lots of home made food. The party is Shabanaâ€™s brainchild. Exhausted ...
- Best books of 2016
Thereâ€™s a lot of jive in American poetry of late, but none of it in this rich and musical selection of Youngâ€™s work, a book that will make you hungry, sad, sing the blues, and love the ones you love a little harder. â€œWhite Blightâ€™â€™ by Athena ...
- Interactions with Wellington's homeless inspire book of poems
Many of the poems were written based on experiences Howell has had over ... The recipe for homelessness often includes loss of income, family or relationship breakdowns, health issues, or lack of affordable housing - and it can happen to anyone, he says.
- â€˜Ghalib last classical, first modern poetâ€™
GAYAs: Calling legendary poet Mirza Ghalib the last classical and first modern poet, Aligarh University's Urdu professor Seraj Ajmali has said Ghalib represented the best in classical as well as modern poetry.Speaking at the valedictory session of the two ...
- Poet in Chief: Bored Programmer Turns Trump Tweets into Parody Poetry
President Trump's tweets have been an inspiration to many...though not in the way he probably thought. There have been robots built with the sole purpose of printing and burning the tweets, bots turning his rants into cash and Twitter account that posted ...
- West Orange High To Host 'Poetry Out Loud' Finals
The vision of Poetry Out Loud is described as â€œa contest that encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about ...
- NEA fellowship-winning UMKC professor celebrates the healing power of poetry
With an exquisite command of language and affinity for arresting detail and imagery, she has authored five books of poetry, with all but one garnering local, regional and national awards. Recently, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded Bar-Nadav one ...
- The Woman To Insult Me. - Poem by Oualid Alamghouz
She and she, , I talked about you to my friends and everyone but I protected you. I did not say your name.for, at the end you are my sister. Anyway I fight with people and at the end we go to a cafe and drink a cup of tea.
- 'The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature' Opens Doors Hitherto Closed to Us
Thereâ€™s not too much in the way flesh on the bones, however. This is, at heart, an anthology, and yet its 600 pages are dwarfed by similar collections concerning the Romantic poets, or 20th Century American literature, or pieces from other sources.
- Five Elizabeth Student Place in County-wide Poetry Contest
ELIZABETH, NJ â€“ The city can add five, aspiring poets to its list of achieving residents. Five Elizabeth students had winning poems in the 2017 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest. The contest, which was open to students from the fourth to the eighth ...
- New student guide: William Blakeâ€™s Songs of Innocence and of Experience
He is the author of Dark Airs: John Berryman and the Spiritual Politics of Cold War American Poetry (2009), as well as numerous articles and chapters on twentieth-century American and British literature. He is presently Head of English at Eton College.
- Kids' poetry contest winners named
AMESBURY â€“ With Amesbury Poet Laureate Laine Senechal starting them off, winners of the 15th Annual Kidsâ€™ Poetry Contest read their winning entries aloud to a packed house of teachers, parents, grandparents and siblings on the evening of May 19 at the ...
- Man accused of holding Charlotte teen captive denied bond
9 Investigates rise in Charlotte teens disappearing Police searching for missing 16 ... Earlier this month, Anthony Burns told Channel 9 that he hopes to publish his book of poetry, titled â€œ5/23/16,â€ which is the date that Hailey disappeared.
- Manchester Arena attack: 22 killed at Ariana Grande concert as bomber named as Salman Abedi
He read his poem This Is The Place before adding ... screaming and covered in blood," the 35-year-old told ITV News. Theresa May hailed the "inspirational bravery" of the emergency services and the "unbreakable spirit" of Mancunians as she signed the ...