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- A Friend, a Mentor, a Confidante | Read Professor Ato Quaysonâ€™s Tribute to the Late Literary Scholar Abiola Irele
Wole Soyinka, one of Ireleâ€™s close friends, published a beautiful tribute poem titled â€œOlohun-Iyoâ€ in Premium Times. [read here if you missed it.] But one of our favorite tributes so far is a Facebook post made by Prof. Ato Quayson. Quayson ...
- The power of brevity: Twitter and micropoetry
But itâ€™s particularly interesting to me that this type of constraint has spread to the internet, because I tend to think of contemporary poetry as being more free-flowing, without many rules in play to restrict it. The combination of the new technology ...
- Marissa Nadler's Many Different Shades of Black - Noisey (blog)
Noisey (blog)Marissa Nadler's Many Different Shades of BlackNoisey (blog)The musician, artist, and Massachusetts native is in town to promote her latest album, Strangers, a gothic doom-pop dreamscape that's netted her so much attention that Nadler seems slightly shell-shocked by it all. .... The surreal lines of poetry that ...and more »
- GET LIT: Poetry by David Salner
David Salnerâ€™s poetry has appeared in Threepenny Review, Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, North American Review, Poetry Daily, Beloit Poetry Journal, and many other magazines. His poetry was performed on three separate occasions by Garrison Keillor on NPR.
- Planet Grim by Alex Behr REVIEW
Of the more experimental pieces, one of the stand-outs is â€œSex Bomb,â€ a prose poem which seems to be told from the perspective of a child trying to understand sex. â€œDo they have to cut open my penis parts to get the sperm out?â€ Pieces like this ...
- 13 Times Hilary Duff Got Real About Motherhood
When she shared a moving poem about parenthood: The actress posted a poem by ... Duff and her ex-husband Mike Comrie have reunited for occasions like Lucaâ€™s birthday and generally try to maintain a positive co-parenting relationship. â€œ
- Whatâ€™s Happening in Markham? The Can-Am All Breeds Equine Expo 2017
Kerr, originally from Burlington, Ontario, won the 2016 National Finals Rodeo specialty act award by taking the audience on a quirky journey involving reciting cowboy poetry, jumping horses over a car sporting flames along the runners, and dancing dogs ...
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- Laux to headline Marcus Poetry Reading
The evening will include the announcement of the winner of the Morton Marcus Poetry Contest. The event featuring Dorianne Laux is free and takes place Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Humanities Lecture Hall 206, Cowell College at UCSC. Parking is $4.
- Foster Care Forum on April 8
The Multnomah County Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Citizen Review Panel hosts a public forum on foster care, Wednesday, April 8, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Â¬-PCC Training Center, Auditorium Building #2, 5600 NE 42nd Ave., Portland.
- Friends of the Livingston Library Restocks its Ongoing Book Sale for April
Friends invites all in the community to come in and browse ... young adult, classics including poetry and short stories, cooking, art, science, travel, sports, self-help, hobbies/crafts, foreign language, history/culture, biography, business, humor ...
- â€˜Poetry is a place of truth. Not factual truth, but truth of expression and emotion.â€™
There are five-page poems that were written at one go, others where I could struggle over a couplet for days. Iâ€™ve been very fortunate in having a meticulous, engaged and ruthlessly critical circle of reader-friends whom I send my work to, and who give ...
- Iowa Bill Would Authorize Elective Bible Course in Public Schools
It explains that â€œ[t]he purpose of the course must be to provide students with knowledge of biblical content, characters, poetry, and narratives that ... religions,â€™ but specifically from the Judeo-Christian Scriptures.â€ The Iowa Interfaith Alliance ...
- Poet discusses challenges transgender people of color face at APAC, SASA event
Communication senior Dominique Teoh told The Daily he did not know what to expect going into ... Vaid-Menon used a combination of spoken-word poetry and stand-up comedy to discuss their experiences with identity and oppression imposed by Western society.
- Durham hosts evening of cowboy poetry and music
The second annual Cowboy Poetry and Music Roundup will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday at the Durham Memorial Hall, 9319 Midway. This year, there will be poetic and musical performances by Dave Stamey, Sourdough Slim, Ross Knox and Robert Armstrong.