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- Judith Robinsonâ€™s Carousel
â€œhow sad and bad and mad it was â€” but then, how it was sweet.â€ This could also characterize local writer Judith Robinsonâ€™s latest collection, a retrospective (mostly) of previous work. In Carousel: New & Selected Poetry & Fiction (Lummox Press ...
- Javed Akhtar celebrates birthday with Vidya Balan, Anil Kapoor, Kalki Koechlin, Farhan Akhtar (see pic)
It was poet-writer-activist Javed Akhtarâ€™s 72nd birthday on Tuesday and people from the industry ... into a sprawling evening with the promise of outstanding home made food, poetry recital and lots of conversation. Said the actress: â€œWhen it comes ...
- Colossal Poem
Some say this is payback for our political correctness, our welfare state, our progressives, our liberals, our bleeding hearts, our abortions, our gay marriages, our secularism, our culture of death, our schools without prayer, our all-inclusiveness.
- Michael Moore: fight Donald Trump with â€œan army of comedy"
â€œIf you make fun of him, if you ridicule him, or if you just show that heâ€™s not popular â€¦ Iâ€™m telling you, my friends, this is how heâ€™ll implode ... responded with the famous Statue of Liberty poem, â€œNew Colossus.â€ â€œReally?
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko, No â€˜Dissident,â€™ Often Spoke for Russiaâ€™s Oppressed
For many decades, Yevtushenko was as huge for Russian poetry lovers as Bob Dylan was and is for Americans ... Only many years later I realized why Yevtushenko felt so sad about his complicated relationships with women, friends, love and hate.
- N.C. Poetry Society Holds Spring Meeting
The spring meeting of the North Carolina Poetry Society takes place Saturday, March 18, at Weymouth Center in Southern Pines. This meeting is always designated as Sam Ragan Day in honor of the former poet laureate and Pilot publisher Featured poets are ...
- Free Verse Follies 2
Free or blank verse only! No haiku. No typewriter poetry. (And do NOT attempt to squeeze an 80 line ... Thanks for being a part of the contest. Special thanks to that one person who inevitably entered a rhyming poem. Happens every time.
- Breathing underwater - GMA News
GMA NewsBreathing underwaterGMA NewsDo you remember being a kid, when your parents or your swimming coach was teaching you how to swim? They assured you countless times, don't ... She loves writing fiction, nonfiction, and the occasional poetry. Aside from teaching and writing, she also ...
- â€˜There Are More Beautiful Things Than BeyoncÃ©â€™ and other best poetry collections
Lowellâ€™s willingness to be grounded in the language of his day and to use a range of styles â€” from formal to free verse, impersonal to confessional â€” allowed him to create groundbreaking poems of lasting value. What might resonate most with ...
- Poetry Out Loud: East Leyden students embrace competition
Natalie Payne emerged as East Leyden High School's representative in the Poetry Out Loud competition. The event involved about 350 of the school's students, with the 10 finalists appearing at an event Feb. 2 at the school's media center. "It made me think ...
- Tucson Comedy, Tucson Poetry, Tucson Dinner Theater, Tucson Theater Sept. 14-22
... Projects of Peruvian Visual Poetry â€” Five collective projects of Peruvian visual poetry that explore diverse poetic records. Open 24 hours. Free. UA Prose Series â€” UA Poetry Center is proud to present Joy Williams. 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Free. Gallery ...
- The love affair that shocked the worldâ€¦ told by the people who watched it unfold: Why Diana dumped the Muslim doctor she hoped to marry for a billionaireâ€™s son
Dodiâ€™s frame contained a poem that included the sentimental lines ... Starting today, on what would have been Charles and Dianaâ€™s 36th wedding anniversary, and over the next four weeks in this groundbreaking Weekend magazine series marking the ...
- Another colorful, well-attended Richmond Juneteenth celebration - Richmond Standard
Richmond StandardAnother colorful, well-attended Richmond Juneteenth celebrationRichmond StandardThe Richmond community came together Saturday for another colorful and well-attended celebration of African American culture at the Annual Juneteenth Family Day Parade and Festival at Nicholl Park. The event, sponsored by the Neighborhood Block ...and more »
- Black History Month: Phillis Wheatley, America's first black published poet
That year, her first and only book of verse, "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral," was published. The volume included a preface in which 18 Boston men, including John Hancock, offered proof she was indeed the writer. In publishing "Poems on ...
- National Poetry Day and BBC commission 12 'local words' poems
Taking its cue from National Poetry Dayâ€™s 2017 theme â€“ Freedom â€“ BBC Local Radio across England will be calling on listeners to â€˜Free the wordâ€™ by nominating a "truly distinctive" local word that "deserves to be better known nationally".