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- American Life in Poetry: Objects Used to Prop Open a Window
We do not accept unsolicited submissions. American Life in Poetry is made possible by the Poetry Foundation (www.poetryfoundation.org), publisher of Poetry magazine. It is also supported by the department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
- Protecting My Son Meant Wishing for His Death
He makes electronic music, he writes poetry. He is irascible ... understood that a primal maternal instinct is to protect oneâ€™s young. To will the death of your child would appear to be a reversal of that instinct. But, as I found out, it can be the ...
- Young Poets To Compete For A Spot At The 2017 Detroit Youth Poetry Slam Team Thursday Night
This Thursday Citywide Poets and InsideOut Literary Arts will be hosting the 2017 Detroit Youth Poetry Grand Slam at Trinosophes in Eastern Market. The Grand Slam is the final round of competition for twelve Detroit youth who are trying to get a spot on ...
- 9th Urdu moot ends with pledge to keep literary, cultural spirit animated
He rejected the notion that modernity or modernism in poetry written in our region was the result of colonialism. Tanveer Anjum narrating about prose poetry, was of the view that current contemporary prose poem is related to the time we are living in.
- The Best Books We Read in 2016
Those ideas echo throughout Millayâ€™s life and poetry. In her poem â€œRenascenceâ€, written in ... when the unintended consequences come home to roost. To be fair, these books did not awaken in me any new perspectives about either of these assaults ...
- Poetry competition entry 2017 : When I Was Young
of all the things Iâ€˜d do in lifeâ€¦. I had 6 kids instead! And when the times were really tough And I â€˜d have no time for me I â€˜d ask myself did I do right? But then Iâ€™d look and see. The special people my kids are. their honest upright lives.
- OU Senior Presents Original Poetry
OU alumna Kate-Lynn Walsh shares a set of poems with students at OU Write Club's Open Mic Night event Jan. 23. The event featured original poetry and stories from members of the OU and Norman communities.
- Pamela Anderson Cries Over Hugh Hefner, Bids Poetic Farewell
In her poem, titled Goodbye #Hef," the actress looked back at her friendship with the iconic publisher as follow: Mr Hefner / I have so many thoughts, I have no brain n right now to edit / I am me because of you / You taught me everything important about ...
- The Rumpus Inaugural Poems: Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib
some of them washed blood out of their grandmotherâ€™s only pair of good sheets. & some of them buried their children at dawn & pressed their backs against police barricades at dusk. a& some of them fill prisons & hum the words from a spiritual passed down ...
- Cat Poetry: Funny Poems by Cats
Get inside the mind of a cat. You neednâ€™t write funny poems, but perhaps youâ€™d like to try? Give us your cat poem, written from the catâ€™s point of view. Thanks to our participants in last weekâ€™s poetry prompt. Hereâ€™s a recent cat poem we enjoyed ...
- â€˜To never have been born may be the greatest boon of allâ€™: The fictional life and real legend of Delmore Schwartz
One of the young princes of American literature in the middle of the 20th century, Delmore Schwartz (1913-1966), turned his career and his life into a tragic legend. He was much loved and much respected. His poems, stories and critical articles were ...
- Day 17: Brother Portrait â€“ Y.O.U
Sierra Leonean Black British artist Brother Portrait brings us a love-induced vibe that blends spoken word poetry and hip-hop with a skitty jazz ambient groove. A new artist on our radar, Brother Portrait is a shining star of UK talent that weâ€™ll be ...
- Books fulfill a daughterâ€™s promise to mom
The first poem of the â€œEncores of Youâ€ section was written by David on the coupleâ€™s wedding day, remembering their chance meeting on the beach as they begin a life together. A few pages later, â€œNevermoreâ€ combines both parents on one page.
- Friends Music Camp presents holiday concert
Staff, former campers and friends of Friends Music Camp will present their annual ... Program works include an original musical setting of poetry by Paul Laurence Dunbar, by Martha Hyde, a variety of chamber ensemble pieces and a Bach cantata.
- â€˜Goodnight Moonâ€™ author was a bisexual rebel who didnâ€™t like kids
Strange was a tabloid fixture famous for marrying actor John Barrymore and penning a book of erotic poetry about him. Brown was smitten. Blanche Oelrichs, who went by the name Michael Strange.The Library of Congress The two loved as passionately as they ...