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- To A Friend - Poem by Danielle Cardin
You are talking to someone or just on your own I wonder if I should speak to you or just walk the other way I used to not hesitate and talk to you freely But now I don't know if I should or if you'd want me to, so I just walk or turn away
- Could you be the next Tacoma poet laureate?
Nguyen will hand over the title to the new laureate at a free poetry event April 29. Applications and information about the position are available at cityoftacoma.org/poet.
- Ardmore Library Poetry Contest Winners Announced
Nearly 700 poems were submitted for the contest, 696 to be exact. Nineteen schools were represented by 469 entries in the children's division, while the teen division had 185 entries from 17 schools. Adult poets division submitted 42 entries. Each year for ...
- At home: Artist makes 1863 family farmhouse her own
Their father, Erwin Thompson, a pipe-fitter and union steward, plus fiddle player, square-dance caller and author of 45 books, including poetry, novels and local and family histories, died in 2015. He was nearly 100. A niece, Diane Thompson, had also ...
- Seattle's new Youth Poet Laureate has no home â€” but she does have a book deal - The Seattle Times
The Seattle TimesSeattle's new Youth Poet Laureate has no home â€” but she does have a book dealThe Seattle TimesShe never finished high school, but for the next year will represent Seattle as the city's Youth Poet Laureate. Gardner's lack of housing and ... She began sending poetry to the Pongo Teen Writing website soon afterward and has not stopped since. â€œI ...
- Dionne Brand named M&Sâ€™s new poetry editor
Brand, the former poet laureate of Toronto and an Order of Canada appointee, has been recognized with numerous accolades â€“ among them, the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize for her collection Ossuaries, published by M&S. M&Sâ€™s poetry program relaunched in ...
- One year later, Fidel Castroâ€™s death met with tributes in Cuba â€” and a shrug in Miami
In South Florida, though, where Castroâ€™s death at age 90 was almost anticlimactic after so ... Students from an elementary school in the Diez de Octubre section of Havana recited a poem in his honor in which they called Castro "the boyfriend of all ...
- Trumpâ€™s proverb, Paul Ryanâ€™s â€˜despicableâ€™ pint and other St. Patrickâ€™s Day mishaps
Also, a proverb is not a poem. #ArtFunding #IrishProverb #IrishLiterature â€” amy ... Anyone who has lived in or traveled to Ireland knows the law of the land: a dark, Irish beer should always be topped with a creamy, white, thick foam.
- You Will Have A BreakThrough Inspirational Spoken Word Poetry
"You Will Have A Breakthrough" is a dynamic blend of Inspirational Spoken Word Poetry, Smooth Jazz, Neo Soul and Hip Hop. In the vein of Jill Scott, The Roots or Gil Scott Heron. You will enjoy and be inspired by this musical and lyrical treat by Kamal Imani
- The Galician town shaken by the Diana Quer case
and where the best verses of Galician poetry were produced, was the site of a terrible tragedy. Or in the words of the mayor, Adolfo MuiÃ±os â€œthis time, evil has called at our door.â€ The mayor opened the plenary session with a poem by Rosa Aneiros ...
- Nathan Englander, Nicole Krauss among authors in town this week
28, Elliott Bay Book Co. One of the founders of Hugo House, McCue will read from her latest book of poetry, â€œTimber Curtain ... itâ€™s light and funny, but has a refreshingly strong message about empowerment beneath. Sheâ€™ll read from the book ...
- Kentfield woman named Marinâ€™s fifth poet laureate
A longtime Marin resident and prolific author Rebecca Foust has been named Marin Countyâ€™s fifth poet laureate. Foust, who for the next two years will be promoting her project â€œPoetry as Sanctuary,â€ will make her first appearance as laureate at the ...
- In Havana, Langston Hughes Helped Cuba Connect to Its African Roots
On his third visit, as noted in his biography, "The Life of Langston Hughes," he came to see "sunrise in a new land - a day full of brownskin surprises, strange dark beauties ... to "sing" their experiences through poetry. Hughes would later translate ...
- Compost, Top Tomatoes & Poetry
Itâ€™s lovely material, rich and dark. Full of worms, too ... phone book â€“ written and directed by John Ormond who was a noted Welsh poet itâ€™s sheer poetry both visually and in the writing. It puts my meagre, pedestrian efforts to shame.
- Bill Berkson, San Francisco poet, art critic and teacher, dies - SFGate
SFGateBill Berkson, San Francisco poet, art critic and teacher, diesSFGateâ€œLike dissolving into a '40s movie or then again a dream of a conversation about new art and old jazz standards, these poems are sad and wise.â€ Professor emeritus at the San Francisco Art Institute, where he taught art history, critical writing and ...and more »