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- Mahogany L. Browne uses poetry as activism
"She had a great presence on stage. You could hear a pin drop, just because she commands your presence." Browne started writing slam poetry in 2001 at the Nuyorican Poets CafÃ©, where she currently directs the poetry program. Since then, she has traveled ...
- Recalling Derek Walcott By Ida Does
Ever since I first heard the sad news of his passing, my mind has been going over ... And of course, there was his poetry. I remember a particularly powerful moment when we filmed Derek reading a selection of poems I had proposed to him.
- Poet Expands Literary Career with a Poetry Collection
Poems provide readers a moment of reflection on their past, present, and future. Poet and writer Louis John Costanza published Tributaries (Infinity Publishing, 2010), a collection of some of his best works. The poems deal with the different ...
- At Louisvilleâ€™s Youth Detention Services, Girls Become Poets
On Friday afternoon, Tasha Golden guided her students through a poetry reading in what looked like a normal classroom. Itâ€™s covered with bright motivational posters, portraits of presidents, and a hand-drawn timeline of World War II. But sitting in the ...
- Luke Walton supplied us the perfect new reaction gif to use over and over again
There are a number of uncertainties when it comes to professional basketball, but this is not one of them: Luke Walton is going to go down as one of the best coaches of all time. And if itâ€™s not for his on-court successes, the Los Angeles Lakers head ...
- Rickey Moore Shares JUST MY THOUGHTS
Published by New York City-based Page Publishing ... Love, belief in a higher power, and decision making. It's a mixture of poetry and messages that unlock the mind. The best way to describe this book is 'literature exercise.' Striving to grow and learn ...
- Dancing with Death â€“ The beautiful macabre embroidery of Adipocere
A selection of the beautiful embroidery on linen by the Australian artist Adipocere, who features women, cats and skeletons in macabre compositions, yet filled with softness and poetry. You can follow the work of Adipocere on his Instagram account.
- National Poetry Month Featured Poet: Joshua Edwards
Iâ€™ve written and erased several answers to this question. I have no idea. I guess it began as an investigation into the lucky crime of my own birth. Why still poetry? Because each new poem creates more problems than it solves, and Iâ€™m a devotee.
- Poem at The Rise Up Review
The poem of mine that they're featuring today is the first poem I wrote during 2017: I'm grateful to the editors for choosing to highlight my work, and for their holy work of midwifing more poetry into the world.
- Poem Hunter - Poem by Lamar Cole
To read good poems either night or day. That will affect you in a positive way. For the best poetry site and poets on the World Wide Web that I know. Poem Hunter is the way to go. Google Poem Hunter to open the door.
- American Chordata: an illuminating new selection of poetry, prose and photography
American Chordata invites its readers to approach the uncertain future of global politics by recognizing a dialogue with the past. As Editor-in-Chief Ben points out in his preface to American Chordataâ€™s fourth issue, â€œThereâ€™s plenty of anxiety ...
- Reading American cities: books about Seattle
The north-western American city of entrepreneurs, where nature coexists with a tech-obsessed culture, has a rich cultural life despite its small size. Ryan Boudinot looks out its literary highlights, from poetry to speculative fiction What are your favourite books set in or about Seattle? Let us know in the comments, and weâ€™ll feature them in next weekâ€™s readersâ€™ list Humptulips ! Skykomish ...
- Five questions for Nikki Grimes
Last month at ALA Midwinter, Nikki Grimes was announced as winner of the 2017 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her â€œsubstantial and lasting contribution to literature for children,â€ the latest honor in a long career that spans poetry, chapter books ...
- New arts festival scheduled for Sept. 28 to Oct. 1
The new All Senses is a collaboration of several ongoing artistic endeavors combined under one umbrella â€” music, poetry, film, and an antique/arts and crafts fair. It incorporates the existing free Cinema at the Figge series on Thursday, Sept.
- FRIENDS OF THE HEMPSTEAD PLAINS - Activities, Special Events, Educational Programs
Friends of Hempstead Plains holds scheduled tours and volunteer ... Scheduled Walks (See Sidebar) or Ask for a Special Day and Time Endangered Species Day -date to be announced soon. Poetry and Art Workshops are offered in spring and fall.