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- Has anyone else here competed in poetry slams?
It's beautiful to see minorities give themselves an identity as opposed to just a Latino or black teen living in Watts, Compton, East LA, the valley and so on. It's welcoming, it's a breath of fresh air. Has anyone had the chance to experience this?
- Poet, Writer To Speak At BRCC
Her latest published poetry collections, â€œGalaxiesâ€ and â€œGreat Bear ... â€œI find certain things I want to write I canâ€™t write them as poem, so they have to be stories or sometimes a story has to be longer, so it turns into a novel.â€
- The pain of a divided nation felt by children
â€œThe things he said about other people is not what a president should say.â€ Teacher Melinda Nwoye asked her students to write poems about what theyâ€™d heard people saying about them. â€œI had overheard students talking about negative things that they ...
- Refugee praises the indomitable power of the human spirit: CNY books and authors
the author and editor of over ten books of poetry and criticism, most recently "Monticello in Mind: 50 Contemporary Poems on Jefferson and Orexia: Poems." All the events are free and open to the public. To learn more about the reading series visit the ...
- Poems about Ireland
Iâ€™ve spent a lot of time blogging this week, not really blogging but reading poems submitted to And Other Poems for an open call I put out for â€œpoems about Irelandâ€. Eighty-three people sent in emails, most with two poems in their content, so I ...
- Best Scottish Poems 2016 announced today
The Scottish Poetry Library has published a list of the Best Scottish Poems and the online anthology is now available. Catherine Lockerbie, the former director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, has chosen the poems which feature some old ...
- Should Critics Reviewing Translations Know The Work In Its Original Language?
â€œIf you donâ€™t know the poetâ€™s original work, what are you reviewing? But when you whittle the already small pool of poetry critics down to those who are multilingual or translators themselves, the result is that hardly anyone reviews translations, and in turn fewer people read them.
- Fitchburg museum bookbinding class a real page-turner
Other programs hosted by Kelly and the Title I department include family poetry night, science night ... a table of donated books children and parents can choose from. "We want to help increase families' libraries," she said.
- The Poetry of Larose Guyon
Inspired by the romantic world of jewelry, this collection is handcrafted with a delicate metallic structure and 1,2 or 3 hand blown glass balls as the Pearls. To bring even more magic into your projects, you can multiply the Perle 1 to create a patern and ...
- Ridgewood Library exhibit recalls friends and neighbors who perished on 9/11
11 memorial through the rest of this month. Those lost in the terrorist attacks are remembered as friends and neighbors, each of whom had a story worth telling. The exhibit also features a poem that former Mayor Jane Reilly adapted from a Jewish prayer in ...
- Central Europe: Experiencing diversity in three capitals
The centuries of history framed by preserved architecture, the poetry of its cobblestone streets ... with its Magic Kingdom-like Gothic towers drawing focus on the main square. The gothic spires of TÃ½n Church overlook merchant houses on Old Town Square.
- Read the Heartbreaking Poem Written by Daughter of Florida Woman Whose Suicide is Being Questioned by Family
Police say a St. Augustine, Florida, woman killed herself with her boyfriendâ€™s gun six years ago â€” but her relatives say they have proof she was murdered. Subscribe to PEOPLE now or pick up this weekâ€™s issue, on newsstands today, for more on this case.
- Childrenâ€™s writer Mariana Llanos opens students up to language through books and classroom visits
The Peruvian-born, Oklahoma-based childrenâ€™s writer known for her English-language fantasy Tristan Wolf and the recently published Spanish poetry collection PoesÃa Alada: poesia y arte para volar, frequently Skypes with students in classrooms around the ...
- Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality - The Diplomat
The DiplomatAfghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With HomosexualityThe DiplomatAs is the case with most Jewish and Christian understandings, virtually all schools (madhhab) of Islamic jurisprudence, Sunni and Shia, hold that homosexual acts are forbidden. The starting point for this view are the verses ... relationships with boys ...and more »
- Hirshfield poetry awards deadline is March 13
... two poetry books and she is a former English teacher presently serving a third term as president of the Ilinois State Poetry Society. A former vice president of the Poetry Club of Chicago, Mossâ€™ work has appeared in several journals and anthologies.