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- Artist Profiles: Akylbek Serkebaev
Mr. Serkebaev has performed at â€œCulture and Jenijokâ€ a Kyrgyz republic-wide contest, the â€œKubulju menin yrlarymâ€ concert as well as toured abroad to perform at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in the United States of America.
- Aasta Hansteen, feminist poet abroad
Nevertheless, the unpublished poem â€œTilbageblikâ€ (Retrospective View ... Hansteenâ€™s 70th birthday was celebrated by her friends as a special sunflower festival. The sunflower image embraces the optimistic spirit she brought back from America.
- Relegating Ahmad Faraz to a Facebook poet
... poetry seem to have a smattering of Urdu, let alone Persian and Arabic. This is bad and sad. Accessibility robs you of your exclusivity. This is happening to Faraz and a host of other great poets. Alas, internet has made every fool a poet or a writer.
- â€˜TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE THE INAUGURATIONâ€¦The Best Poem Of 2017!
Weâ€™d like to thank a follower on our 100 Percent FED UP Facebook page for sending us this AWESOME poem to celebrate President-elect Donald ... his smile the best His hair was the color of my old hunting vest His love for this country was on full display ...
- How to Be a Customer in a Book Shop, According to Bernard Black
People who let their kids eat ice cream near the first editions. Who interrupt poetry readings by talking loudly on their phones. Who rearrange the entire erotica section. I imagine that you folks out there find yourselves in used book stores fairly often.
- Sign up for an event 'Crossover Poems' that aims to promote linguistic multiplicity via recitals
ever-surprising life." So, shed your lexical inhibitions, head to the venue and feel a gamut of emotions take birth inside of you as Hindi poet Saurabh Jain, Marathi poet Tukaram Dhande and the English-speaking Potkar stir up a cauldron of poetry that has ...
- Wagons West offers history lesson for local children
He also shared a little bit about the history of cowboy poetry, which started back in the 1860s. Also inside the education center, students were able to make their very own sand art pieces to take home. Finally, in the museum's one-room school house ...
- Poetry steeped in sarcasm and politics
In the world of Arabic poetry, Tamim Al-Barghouti is a bit of a star. In 2007 he appeared on the Arabic-language TV show Prince of Poets, a hugely popular competition which saw authors reciting their verses to audiences of millions. His stirring poetic ...
- Rating Readings of â€œThe Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrockâ€
S. Eliotâ€™s â€œThe Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.â€ Things have changed and where I once saw a vague jumble of modernist ramblings, I now see a brilliant piece of verse. A big part of what changed my mind was hearing the poem instead of just reading it ...
- Baldacci to speak at writing convention
Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Light refreshments will be served. For free reservations, call 954-357-7386. Fish rhymes with wish, also dish and tish. But the Fish Tales Poetry Contest is looking for a bit more sophisticated ideas in original poetry ...
- Wind-Up Clock Poem Ticks All The Boxes For Contest Judge
When we launched our Mother's Day Poetry Contest, poet and judge Susan Porterfield suggested she might someday write a poem about her mother's ballet shoes. Barbara Gray, author of the poem "My Mother's Clock." "My mother was a ballerina when she was ...
- Often overlooked & underrated limerick
They are often obscene with humorous intent, which makes them perfect for short-form erotic poetry. The limerick first appeared in England in early 18th century, and was popularised by Edward Lear in his Book of Nonsense, in 1846. The limerick as an art ...
- An Elegant Blush & Champagne Texas Destination Wedding
We had pictures of each of our parents and grandparents on their wedding day in frames on our cake table. We also were able to have one of my grandfatherâ€™s poems read during the ceremony to honor his memory. What were your favorite parts of the day?
- Iowa State alum publishes poetry about Hurricane Harvey
tells in her poems about Hurricane Harvey, which were published in the Houston Chronicle on September 2. While her family did not deal with any severe flooding, two of her parents vehicles got water and she was concerned about her friends in other areas.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov: On the stage itâ€™s just me, and Brodskyâ€™s poems
â€œBrodsky / Baryshnikovâ€ is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel Prize winner Joseph Brodsky, directed by Alvis Hermanis and performed by his friend, the renowned dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. The show will be performed in London for the first time ...