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- Poet Gives an Inspiring Compilation of Poems About Running for Godâ€™s Prize
Leonâ€™s book will keep the readers engaged and interested in his compiled poems as he sensibly adds elements of history, personal life experiences and humor to the biblical excerpts and references of poems in his collection. Leon Hardnettâ€™s book ...
- Poetry for the urban soul
The 2017 edition of the Bengaluru Poetry Festival saw many well-known poets and authors share their work with art lovers. Some of the well know faces on the second-day of the festival were Jerry Pinto, Mani Rao, Smita Bellur, Sudeep Sen among others.
- Book Review: That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim
In her quest to figure out who she really is and what she really wants, Shabnam looks for help in an unexpected placeâ€”her family, and her fatherâ€™s beloved Urdu poetry. That Thing We Call a Heart is a funny and fresh story about the importance of love ...
- Shelf Life: â€˜The Doubleness of Sexualityâ€™ Redefines Queerness
I first heard poet and queer rights activist Akhil Katyal at an event organised by the gender forum of Kirori Mal College in Delhi ... but acknowledge both its theoretical thoroughness and its poetry. (We all love to express ourselves, but how often ...
- New York Public Library shows off its collection of Venetian smut
to flap books showing the undergarments of Venetian prostitutes, etchings by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, letters from Lord Byronâ€™s paramours and examples of wedding poetry celebrating the unions of leading European families.
- Dark Tower Connection
Click to expand... There are a number of Dark Tower connections in Kingdom Hospital -- the episode Butterfingers encapsulates the idea of the series. The Emperor of Ice Cream (a poem by Wallace Stevens) is the name of a section in 'Salem's Lot, and the ...
- Daughters of slain Irishman David Walsh read heartbreaking poem for their dad who was stabbed to death in Australia
THE daughters of a man who died after allegedly being stabbed to death by his fiancee have paid an emotional tribute to their dad at his funeral mass. David Walsh, from Enniscorthy in Co Wexford, was found with a stab wound to his neck outside his home in ...
- Woman, 86, Writes 300,000 Words of Poems Eulogizing the 'Chinese Dream'
"My mother was a Chinese teacher. Under her influence, I had a fancy for writing and drawing since childhood," said the elderly woman with a smile. Moreover, the woman stated that she created many poems during the war, which struck a chord among her ...
- Free therapy through the spoken word: PoetFlow gathers momentum in Ogden
Johnstun found solace in poetry. â€œI honestly feel like it saved my life,â€ she said. In September of 2015, Johnstun contacted The Lighthouse Lounge owners Sue Wilkerson and Tommy Clark and asked if she could hold a weekly spoken word poetry event.
- Christmas cowboys at Chilliwack Cultural Centre
A Cowboy Christmas will take you on a magical journey to a simpler, quieter time captured through music and poetry on Dec. 18 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Featuring Rob Dinwoodie and his band Open Range from the Oâ€™Keefe Ranch stage show ...
- Edinburghâ€™s New Winter Festival â€“ Red, Red Rose Street
Then on to Patisserie Valerie and up the stairs to enjoy heartfelt romantic poetry â€“ that pulls you into something so powerful, only lovers would exchange and songs accompanied by the Indian shruti box, then on to The Rosehip Bar for some comedy and ...
- Wise Old King
This poem reflects many of the emotions and experiences in my own life. I grew up in a rich family but have had many devistating problems and much emotional pain. I thought I would reflect this in poetic form.
- â€˜The funny people of Sri Lankaâ€™ wins first Edward Lear Prize for poetry
The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea green boat They took some honey, and plenty of money Wrapped up in a five-pound note.â€™ These are the opening lines of Edward Learâ€™s most famous poem, â€˜The Owl and the Pussycatâ€™. Edward Lear ...
- Friend of My Youth by Amit Chaudhuri â€” Ã la recherche
Friend of My Youth, Amit Chaudhuriâ€™s brief seventh novel ... But Chaudhuri is a literary critic as well as a novelist and a poet â€” and by presenting himself as a character in his own novel, he allows himself a fictional characterâ€™s freedom.
- Inpress seeks to reassure poetry publishers on PBS - The Bookseller
Inpress seeks to reassure poetry publishers on PBSThe BooksellerInpress has insisted the services offered by the Poetry Book Society are "very much alive" following the corporate entity's move into liquidation, and that Inpress will be "powering up rather than winding down its activities". Yesterday (3rd June) PBS ...and more »