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- Stories in Rhyme & Novels in Verse
From picture books filled with eye-catching illustrations to murder mysteries, these authors experiment with various poetic forms or a combination of poetry and prose to tell stories. The lyrical books featured this week will engage and delight readers of ...
- Why a 7th graderâ€™s poetry project went viral
For their final assignment of the year, Oliviaâ€™s class was asked to write on something they were passionate about ... Articulate and heartfelt, her poetry gets straight to the heart of what so many of her peers struggle with every day.
- Director Simon Fitzmauriceâ€™s funeral told of â€˜love of life, familyâ€™
In a ceremony made all the more poignant through the use of scattered references to the 43-year-oldâ€™s own writing and poetry throughout, those in attendance heard Mr Fitzmaurice was â€œfull of loveâ€ for his work, his family and life in general.
- Cowboy Poems - Poems For Cowboy - No Momentum In My Hope
Again and again and againâ€¦ The depression never ever ends. Even in mania the depression saddles upon my back, leather creaking in my ear, â€œThere is hell to pay when taking chances, Cowboy.â€ These little trips into the same rodeo. Hell is forever in ...
- Meira Kumarâ€™s style evolved with her roles
If her speeches as an MP in the 1990s were interspersed with Urdu poetry, her unique way of bringing order to the House was lauded From the time she joined Parliament in 1985 after her stint as an Indian Foreign Service officer, Meira Kumar, presidential ...
- The literary life of Emily Dickinson comes alive in â€˜A Quiet Passionâ€™
How do you make a movie about Emily Dickinson? How do you capture the inner flame of a woman whose outward life mostly consisted of parlor conversation with her family and quiet hours spent writing poetry in her room? How do you dramatize a life lived almo ...
- 10 of the Best Louis MacNeice Poems Everyone Should Read
The Irish poet Louis MacNeice (1907-63) is often associated with the Thirties Poets, along with W. H. Auden and Stephen Spender. Yet unlike Auden, who left us â€˜Stop All the Clocksâ€™, MacNeice can be more difficult to pin down to one or two â€˜best poems ...
- Young M.A Still Isnâ€™t Compromising
The day he died, she wrote out her despair in a poem that ran in the obituary pamphlet at his service. M.A fell into a deep depression. She made few friends her senior year of high school, and began seeing a counselor but dropped it after a few weeks.
- CLASSIC POETRY: Sonnet 116, By William Shakespeare: "Let Me Not To the Marriage of True Minds"
Illustration from Cosmographie, by French navigator Jacques de Vaulx, 1583. This shows a possible method for determining longitude (one of the knottier navigation problems of the day). Source: http://www.protohistoriageografica.cl/english/behaim.htm
- â€˜Death of the Commissarâ€™ launch on tonight
ALL is set for tonightâ€™s launch of Tichaona Zindogaâ€™s new poetry anthology, â€œDeath of the Commissarâ€ to be held at Batanai Gardens First Floor at the corner of Jason Moyo Avenue and First Street in Harare tonight. The book, dually set in Zimbabwe ...
- Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright and Celebrated Actor, Dies at 73
Known for writing that suffused the fringes of American society with a surreal and brutal poetry, Shepard rose to fame when he ... he worked on a ranch as a teen and discovered Samuel Beckett â€” as well as jazz and abstract expressionism â€” at Mt.
- Dark Eyes
Her word disregards form and logic in order to reach a deeper sense of the often strange reality of experience. Through her poems, she attempts to capture the essence of a moment through the suggestions and nuances of language.
- International poetry festival held in Nicaragua
Poets from around the world gathered at the 8th International Poetry Festival in Granada, Nicaragua, express their rejection of hate and violence, and warn of the dangers of the arrival of Donald Trump as president of the United States. 'The Great Wall ...
- COLOURQUEST CHILDRENâ€™S ADVENTURE AT SALFORD ARTS THEATRE
However, two eleven year old children have grown tired of living fearfully in black ... "There's playfulness and energy in the writing that makes it fun... there's poetry and songs as well as dialogue and fantastic creatures...there's a battle, there's ...
- What to do in Wilkes-Barre, June 30-July 10 - Citizens Voice
What to do in Wilkes-Barre, June 30-July 10Citizens VoiceGRRRLS NIGHT: SIRENS OF SUMMER, June 30, 8 p.m. Presenting poetry, music and comedy from performers including headliner Iris Johnston, Mandalyn Rose, Angelia Petrillo, Jenica Lodde, Amanda Rogan, Daryl Sznyter, Alex Kijek and Isabel Anderson. All are ...and more »