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- Mountain Pilgrimage: Poetry Prompt
Yet often the mountain gives itself most completely when I have no destination, when I reach nowhere in particular, but have gone out merely to be with the mountain as one visits a friend with no ... Write a poem reflecting on a mountain pilgrimage ...
- High Profile: Melvin Virgil White Jr. - Arkansas Online
Arkansas OnlineHigh Profile: Melvin Virgil White Jr.Arkansas OnlineAddison says White is that rare double threat â€” a writer who's accurate and also capable of spinning poetry into his prose. Not that he waxes poetic about it. â€œI'm a freelance writer ... At age 9, he had a poem published in the Arkansas Gazette â€” â€œa ...and more »
- â€œshe was just,â€ poem by Skaidrite Stelzer (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
IMAGE: 1970s ad for contact lenses. NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: Thinking back on being 17 in the 1960s, I decided to focus on the invention of the contact lens as a metaphor for the new sense of freedom that many girls were beginning to feel in that decade.
- Itâ€™s World Poetry Day â€” So I Wrote A Haiku
Itâ€™s World Poetry Day â€” and everywhere I looked today I saw a poem. A few classics, some originals and several whimsical or humorous. Also, itâ€™s Tuesday and that means â€” Haikuesday! First, here is a haiku for World Poetry Day and below that is a ...
- Online Magazine Showcases Variety of Short Short Prose and Poetry
The Harpoon Review, now twenty-seven issues old, is an odd little online magazine. A two-man operation, published monthly, and inattentively edited in spots, it asks for up to four poems, two prose, or one short fiction piece with each submission.
- Grooms: What To Give Your New Wife The Day of Your Wedding
Write a poem, song, or all the reasons why you fell in love with her. Does she love to read? Write it in the back of her favorite book. Like to journal? Write down a trait you love about her every day before the wedding and give it to her as a wedding day ...
- Tending the Dogs, story by Elizabeth Hilts (MY FIRST JOB Poetry and Prose Series)
â€œA job would be good for her,â€ Mrs. Pierce told my mother when I was 12 and the chaos of Motherâ€™s schizophrenia was taking a firm hold on our lives. â€œShe should go work with my daughter, tend the dogs.â€ Mother drove me over to the Count and ...
- Magnolia Sage Debuts with Unique Poetry Collection
Magnolia Sage weaves rhythm and rhyme, poetry and prose in her debut publication featuring "Soundbytes" (published by Partridge Singapore). First released on September of 2016, this book is set for a new marketing campaign. Inspired from her experiences ...
- 'Twinkle Twinkle Little star, I want to hit you with my car': Drink driver who killed a much-loved grandfather, 82, in a head on collision 'taunted his victim's family with a ...
A shameless drink driver who killed a grandfather in a road crash has posted sick messages online since the fatal smash, a court has heard. Shane Davis was nearly twice the alcohol limit and travelling at around 70mph when he veered onto the wrong side of ...
- 'I'm not black': When a child rejects his racial identity, is homeschooling the answer?
That afternoon, we bought two anthologies of Langston Hughesâ€™s poetry â€” one for adults, one for children â€” from the restaurantâ€™s companion bookstore and grew giddy anticipating all we would teach him. [Iâ€™m the descendant of a founding father and ...
- I Could Lie Here Forever
I was inspired to write this on a boat ride to an island in Costa Rica. One may read in the poem what I felt, but while I was lying there I remember thinking "I could write a poem about this." So I did, on the flight home the next day.
- Poetic life of Johnny Cash chronicled in Forever Words
In some ways the poems mirror Cash's songwriting, with terse ballads of outsiders in love, and parables drawn from the Bible. Cash's version of Job is a wealthy cattleman who "cried out in agony/When he lost his children and his property." And for Cash ...
- Adan Miller wins poetry prize
Adan Mills was named the first place winner for the third grade division of the Youth Poetry contest sponsored by the Garden Club of Georgia Inc. Adan was sponsored by the Magnolia Garden Club, Oleander district, based in Brunswick.
- Leica Free Yourself from Colors
proposing that consumers break free from colors to eternalize any scene with poetry. â€œNothing is more colorful than black and white. Blood red. Green grass. Blue water. In the colored world there is no space for dreams, or reverie. The colors order.
- Teaching the Poetry of Prayer
From the ELI TALKS explanation: â€œWeâ€™ve taught our children how to prayâ€“weâ€™ve taught them fluency, weâ€™ve taught them Hebrew literacy, weâ€™ve taught them how to navigate the siddur. But Hillel Broder worries that this is not enough.â€