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- Celebrated documentary maker and scion of prominent family publishes 1st book of poetry
Henry Morgenthau III spent over two decades working as a writer and producer of award-winning documentaries at WGBH (in fact, the new James Baldwin documentary, â€œI Am Not Your Negro,â€ uses footage from a 1963 interview he did with the writer).
- Poetry Out Loud
Guest Poet Jamele Adams performs one of his own pieces of prose during the first Poetry Out Loud competition at Everett High School on Thursday, Dec. 22. Adams is a celebrated slam poet and encouraged Everett students to take a risk and get on stage.
- A poet explains why he hates poetry â€” and why you probably do too - CBC.ca
CBC.caA poet explains why he hates poetry â€” and why you probably do tooCBC.ca"Plenty of people are indifferent to poetry. I'm not interested in that. I'm interested in why so many people who don't read it are upset about not reading it, or why so many people who haven't looked at a poem in 20 years, if you give them a poem ...
- Contents ofâ€¦Lost & Found Closet, poem by Tricia Knoll (LOST AND FOUND Poetry and Prose Series)
I rummaged around for my catâ€™s-eye sunglasses. No such luck. IMAGE: Marilyn Monroe in catâ€™s-eye sunglasses by Arnold Newman (1962). NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: The ocean is a great cleaner of the beach. Not much on the Pacific hangs out very long when it is ...
- â€œAll the terrifying things all really happenedâ€ Toyen: A film about the Czech surrealist painter and her times - World Socialist Web Site
World Socialist Web Siteâ€œAll the terrifying things all really happenedâ€ Toyen: A film about the Czech surrealist painter and her timesWorld Socialist Web SiteNÄ›mec's film treats, above all, the period in World War II during which Toyen hid her Jewish lover, the poet, photographer and object-maker JindÅ™ich Heisler, who refused to wear a yellow star, from the Gestapo. For most of 1941 to 1945 they lived in ...and more »
- 22 Poetry Books by Famous Authors
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- Alchemy: Why poetry publishers need to get it together
In May this year, three wrestling matches were held in a library. Two small poetry publishers, Sidekick Books and The Emma Press, nominated their champions for the â€˜Pamphleteersâ€™ grand slam, roared about their scrapping prowess and set them against ...
- RenÃ©e Vivien and the Trials of Lesbian Poetry
On the 11 th of June 1877, English poet RenÃ©e Vivien (nÃ©e Pauline Mary Tarn) was born in London to a wealthy British father and an American mother. She adopted her French name at the age of twenty-one after moving to Paris, where she lived a notorious ...
- Giving voice to thoughts, poem by Vijaya Gowrisankar (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
IMAGE: â€œTheme & Variations Plate #96 (Butterfly)â€ by Piero Fornasetti(1913-1988). NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: This poem talks about my first attempt at writing poetry. I went on to participate in many inter-school fests and wrote for radio programs.
- Why Manchester should be crowned the capital of poetry
"Mark Pajak, an MFA student here at the Writing School at Manchester Met, recently won the coveted Brideport Poetry Prize and a prestigious Northern Writers Award. His pamphlet Spitting Distance is published by Smith Door Stop, and available to buy online ...
- Sappy Poetry Contest - we announce the winner and talk poetry with Kim Fahner
We launched the Sappy Poetry Contest to mark the upcoming Powassan Maple Syrup Festival. Listeners delivered some sweet entries. Sudbury Poet Laureate Kim Fahner helped us pick a winner. She also spoke to us about some of her projects.
- Arts District Chorale gives U.S. premiere of Scottish composer Paul Mealor's 'Passiontide' Symphony
His motet "Ubi caritas," sung at the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton ... Grogan interjected some unidentified Latin texts in the Davidson poems. The chorus favored a soft-focus blend, with rather mushy diction. The crunched harmonies ...
- Teen finds humor in Harvey, uses funny sign to land Homecoming date
With his momâ€™s help, Caleb came up with the poem, â€œRoses are Red, Violets are Blue, my house flooded and yours did to.â€ He painted his poetry on poster board and added the question, â€œWill you go to HoCo with me?â€ â€œWhy cry anymore when you can l ...
- Paint Water in Every Season
Shaw's Cove by Ray Roberts, 2003, oil painting, 12 x 16. When I was in college, I read a lot of Romantic poetry, and what still sticks in my mind is all the water imagery those writers used. For them, water was a stand-in for life, transcendence, and the creative impulse. With such inherent possibilities, itâ€™s all but essential for painters to be able to accurately depict this inspiring element ...
- A Look Into â€˜Iâ€™m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinsonâ€™
At the New York Times Holland Cotter surveys â€œIâ€™m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson,â€ an exhibition of Emily Dickinson relics that opened last week at the Morgan Library and Museum and runs until May 21st. Cotter begins the ...