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- The assassination of Spainâ€™s greatest poet, and his words
Describing himself as â€œa redneck from Aragonâ€ and Mr. Lorca as â€œan elegant Andalusian,â€ film-maker Luis Bunuel wrote that nonetheless they became devoted friends. â€œWe used to sit on the grass in the evenings and he would read me his poems.
- An ancient history of heavy drinking
Poetry was written to be read â€“ or sung â€“ over alcohol ... For a poet who thought it obvious to describe the Mediterranean Sea as â€˜wine-darkâ€™, such characters come as no surprise. Go hard or go Homer, as they say. Ancient drinking was a competitive ...
- A Punch in the Face for Free Speech / Robert Creeley: 13 Poems / bobsan88: Middlemarch
Trump supporters take a selfie with white nationalist leader Nathan Damigo, who punched a woman at the last Berkeley rally.: image via Shane Bauer @shane_bauer, 27 April 2017 A white nationalist punches her in the face. Then they come after her and her family.
- The Elusive Thigh Gap, a thing of beauty
In a beautiful and simultaneously sad way, it paints, as do most of the poems in the book, a picture of the individual at the centre of upheavals. It puts a face to the crisis, the face of an ordinary man, a civilian. The poetry collected here recalls the ...
- Lourd de Veyra to perform poetry and jazz at Solidaridad
On Aug. 26, 5 p.m., during the monthly assembly of the Philippine PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists), in an intimate setting at Solidaridad Bookshop, writer-TV personality Lourd de Veyra will perform an experimental jazz poetry recital.
- 13 local events to celebrate Memorial Day
This will take place: Friday from 11 a.m.â€“ 2 p.m., 4:30 â€“7:30 p.m. Saturday from 12â€“7 p.m. Monday from 12â€“5 p.m. The Cowboy Legends â€” Music and Poetry Festival is taking place at the Historic Fielding Garr Ranch on Antelope Island to celebrate ...
- Slam Poet Coordinates Uncensored, Artful Event to Honor Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Eight artists performed to an enraptured audience, Comprising dance, music and poetry, the artists shared heart-wrenching ... â€œNever end them on a sad note.â€ She then went on, performing her popular poem to remind women that their private areas ...
- 8 new memoirs that you need on your nightstand
Part memoir, part poetry anthology, Jill Bialoskyâ€™s upcoming book highlights ... covering the latest in beauty, fashion, lifestyle, female empowerment, culture, relationships, friendship, careers, and issues that matter most to young womenâ€™s lives.
- Ten books to read in August
From a novel about deserting US soldiers in Iraq to essays on why to read poetry, these are titles that should sit on your shelf, writes Jane Ciabattari.
- Ernie Johnson honors Craig Sager with touching poem at memorial
In the poem, Johnson talked about Sager's humble beginnings as a reporter, his loud, colorful suits, his work ethic, and his eventual fight against cancer. "I really, truly do believe no man enjoyed life more. That laugh, that smile, that joy we saw when ...
- The History & Reissue of Constance DeJongâ€™s Modern Love
â€œWritten between 1975-1977 from the heart of New York Cityâ€™s art world, Constance DeJongâ€™s Modern Love is a forgotten classic of narrative prose innovation,â€ writes Chris Kraus. If you donâ€™t know this work, you soon shall (or should soon shall ...
- The Year We Got Free: A Call for Protest Art, Poetry, & Music
Here we are. At a moment that will come to define our nation and our generation for countless years to come: the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Are you ready? Are you prepared for what will be our collective lives under his authority and ...
- Bill Porter (Red Pine): The Translator of Chinese Poems and Promoter of Zen Buddhism
Ven. Wu Ming had previously written commentaries and published the poems by the Tang Dynasty poet Cold Mountain, also known as Hanshan. Although not much was known about Cold Mountainâ€™s personal life, he was regarded as an emanation of the Bodhisattva ...
- W.R.I.T.E. Poetryâ€™s Through the Looking Glass: A History that Repeats
On Saturday (Feb. 11), W.R.I.T.E Poetry Club hosted their event â€œThrough the Looking Glass: A History that Repeats.â€ The production was held in the Bucknall Theater and was co-sponsored by Delta Phi Epsilon. The Liturgical Praise Dance Team and Mime ...
- 17th Annual Poetry Contest at Hays Public Library
Hays- April is National Poetry Month and the Hays Public Library will once again be hosting its annual poetry contest. The poetry contest will take place on Friday, April 7 at 7 PM in the Schmidt Gallery. The contest is open to anyone 16 or older.