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- On The Map: Swaziland's Christian Hip-Hop Scene - Okayafrica
OkayafricaOn The Map: Swaziland's Christian Hip-Hop SceneOkayafricaKnown as P1.7, the collective, which is open to everyone, consists of prominent Christian hip-hop artists and poets such as Skeel, Calliber, Wesley, Switch and X.O. The Hip-Hop Apostle. They are the only visible Christian hip-hop movement in the kingdom.
- On My pinboard - Anubhav Sinha
Mirza Asadullah Beg Khanâ€™s poetry has that kind of magic. Urdu poetry is absolutely beautiful, it has so much to offer within those short sentences. Apart from poetry, I enjoy reading various articles published online or in print.â€
- Remembering Kathryn Stripling Byer, Former North Carolina Poet Laureate
When my North Carolina poet friends decided to undertake the Fall Face to Face in the Foothills poetry conference in September 2015 to bring together writing friends who had only met online at the Poetic Asides site, she joined Robert Lee Brewer ...
- Poetry and beauty in both lyric and music
â€œMan, youâ€™re like a Dave Dobbyn evangelist,â€ said a friend to me some years ago as I raved to him about Dobbynâ€™s just-released album Available Light. Well, Iâ€™ve loved Dobbynâ€™s music almost as long as Iâ€™ve loved the Gospel: since being ...
- April is a good time to rhyme as Miami celebrates Poetry Month
April has been Poetry Month in Miami- Dade County since 2011. Conceived by Scott Cunningham, the O, Miami Poetry Festival will include 30 events and 23 projects, including performances by Manual Cinema of a piece commissioned by O, Miami.
- The Pocket Book Of American Poems - Louis Untermeyer
"This is a representative showing not only of what is best, but what is most characteristic in American verse from the Colonial period to our own times." Please click here to ask a question
- â€œTherapy Is an Imitation of Writingâ€: An Interview with Daniel Raeburn
Also the faux memoir by â€œDave Wallace.â€ And the opening page of the book, which is basically a stunning prose poem about rural Illinois. Also Joan Didionâ€™s essays, especially the earlier ones. I realize that this doesnâ€™t make me original ...
- Lessons In Design Research From An Unlikely Source: Poetry
Meghan McGrath is a design researcher at IBM for security on the mainframe. She spoke to Doreen Lorenzo for Designing Women, a series of interviews with brilliant women in the design industry. Meghan McGrath: On paper it would look almost cartoonishly curvy.
- 20 Perfect Holiday Gift Ideas for Bosses, Coworkers, and Even Your 'Work Spouse'
One personâ€™s idea of a funny or â€œusefulâ€ gift just might be cringe-inducing ... invites the recipient (or whoever else drops by their desk) to create spontaneous poetry. If you need small Christmas gifts for coworkers, gift-giving expert Robyn ...
- Journeys To The Hand Of The Poet: Poem-Making With Jim Moreno
The poetry anthology, of course, is "The Hand of the Poet: Poems & Papers in Manuscript" (Rizzoli International Publications, USA, 1997) by Rodney Phillips. The women, Julia Alvarez, Muriel Rukeyser, Ai, and Adrienne Rich all shared parallel journeys of ...
- CINEMALAYA REVIEW | â€˜Respetoâ€™: prose and pain
Words. Poetry. Hendrix escapes to underground rap battles, even if he has to use other peopleâ€™s money, in an attempt to showcase his talent and at least earn some respect. Some form of validation. To redeem himself from his wretched existence.
- Rockfish area inspires Nelson native's poetry book
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter Hanging on to many personal notes he has written and kept over the years, he recently published â€œA Rockfish Valley Poet and His Camera,â€ which includes more than 90 poems and ... through his free â€œWriting as Art ...
- Robert Pinsky: Americaâ€™s Poet
Pinsky: â€œHow did you first get interested in poetry?â€ And sometimes the question that doesnâ€™t quite make sense for me: â€œWhat made you decide to become a poet?â€ as though you decide to become a poet. This is Robert Pinsky in seven vignettes.
- The Mothâ€™s Ballymaloe poetry prize shortlist announced
â€œAn extraordinarily vibrant array of poems landed in my inbox this winter,â€ said this yearâ€™s judge Deborah Landau, poet and director of the Creative Writing Program at New York University. â€œIt was a pleasure to judge the Ballymaloe International ...
- â€˜My love for Leo Tolstoy is immenseâ€™
I love poetry â€“ good poetry. It is may be because I tend to write ... educated teachers in most schools were usually the most wretched looking. That was the sad reality. So the poem was on this and it touched on the nerves of some of those old ...