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- This week on â€˜NYNâ€™: Mario Cuomo vs. little-known Peekskill lawmaker
The episode, drawing on material collected for Mattâ€™s outstanding 2016 documentary â€œGov. Mario Cuomo: Poetry & Prose,â€ includes archival footage as well as recent interviews with Pataki, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, former Senate Republican Leader Joe Bruno ...
- Poetry in Frames
Over the years, Nasir Ali Mamun has demonstrated how he wrote poetry through frames and this exhibition gave an astonishing glimpse of his verses.
- A Canadian Poet Laureate Is Accused of Ripping Off Tupac and Maya Angelou
But as the Guardian story notes, he also seems to have used language from less venerated sources, like a poem called â€œFunnyâ€¦ But Not,â€ posted to the website AllPoetry.com by a self-described aspiring writer who looks like a teenager at most in ...
- L.A. Caseley debuts with the poetry-inspired soul of â€œWCSBFâ€
â€œWCSBFâ€ (â€œWe Could Still Be Friendsâ€, for the uninitiated ... along with the writing and poetry of - amongst others - JD Salinger and Antoine de Saint-ExupÃ©ry. The result is a breezy, soulful cut with a silky, decadent feel to it.
- Fadi Fawaz pens poem to deal with George Michael's death
The 44-year-old stylist took to Twitter on Friday evening (14.07.17) to share the four-verse piece, which he says helped "ease" the pain. The first verse reads: "One Christmas day/ Clouds are Grey/ Wind tears the air/ One heart decides to fail/ I find ...
- Former London Mayor Wins Poetry Contest with Goat Sex Limerick - Atlas Obscura
Atlas ObscuraFormer London Mayor Wins Poetry Contest with Goat Sex LimerickAtlas ObscuraA former college debater with unruly hair and some unruly opinionsâ€”including a fervent belief in free speechâ€”it was still perhaps hard to imagine that he might one day write a poem about the Turkish president having sex with a goat. It came as more ...
- We may be hardwired to appreciate poetry: study
Human brain may be hardwired to appreciate poetry even if it struggles to comprehend its meaning, a new study suggests. Researchers at Bangor University in the UK have demonstrated that we do indeed appear to have an unconscious appreciation of poetic ...
- The Pocket Book Of American Poems - Louis Untermeyer
"This is a representative showing not only of what is best, but what is most characteristic in American verse from the Colonial period to our own times." Please click here to ask a question
- Poets: John Skelton
The poem hunter site has a number of his poems ... As for his Latin colophons and addresses, youâ€™ll have to use a Latin-English dictionary, friend. Itâ€™s well worth the trouble.
- A Father and Son Sail Through Homerâ€™s â€˜Odysseyâ€™ Together
These sentences â€” well made, revealing and funny â€” are typical of Mendelsohnâ€™s book. What catches you off guard about this memoir is how moving it is. It has many complicated things to say not only about Homerâ€™s epic poem but about fathers and sons.
- Gaining Knowledge During Black History
KLAF Acadiana Today continues to celebrate Black History month and were joined by two talented ... Up" and "From the Heart of a Young Man" which is a collection of inspiring poems that will uplift & touch lives. The poems come from a deep perspective ...
- Jenny Slate Will Make You Cry For About A Million Reasons In â€œLandlineâ€: BUST Review
secret stash of erotic poetry written to his mistress. How did she discover this? By inserting the wrong floppy disk into a computer after trying heroin for the first time at a high school party. About the floppy disk and heroin â€” the film is set in New ...
- MoonDance Dishes Poetry Treats to Kids
Itâ€™s National Poetry Month, and we here at Foreword Reviews are asking the age-old question: â€œWhat about the children?â€ After all, when is the last time you heard kids beg their parents for more poetry at the checkout aisle? Indie publisher Moondance ...
- 15 Books Every Man And Woman Needs To Read Before Turning 30
... â€˜I think I shall be among the English Poets after my death,â€™ John Keats soberly prophesied in 1818 as he started writing the blank verse epic Hyperion. Today he endures as the archetypal Romantic genius who explored the limits of the imagination ...
- â€˜Red Turtle,â€™ â€˜Big Bad Fox,â€™ â€˜My Life as a Zucchiniâ€™ Vie for Best Director at 1st European Animation Awards
Michael Dudok de Witâ€™s â€œThe Red Turtle,â€ â€œThe Big Bad Fox & Other Tales,â€ directed by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert, and Claude Barrasâ€™ â€œMy Life as a Zucchini ... for its Roald Dahlâ€™s poem reprises of traditional fairy tales.