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- Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Criticâ€™s Eye
I spoke to Alec Soth recently about poetry and photography (since he puts up so many poems ... We struggle with thatâ€”the many billions of images uploaded on social media daily or monthly. The fact is that most of them go out there and are never seen ...
- Girls in India Are Writing Amazing Poetry About Periods
The students, members of the school's literary club, solicited haikus and short poems from the school and all around India, shared them widely on social media, and even collected the best in a magazine. They were inspired by the #HappyToBleed social media ...
- Autopsy results released in Kenneka Jenkins death: 7 things to know about teen found dead in hotel freezer
The mysterious death of Kenneka Jenkins, 19 ... Though little was revealed about Jenkinsâ€™ life during the funeral, a poignant poem read by her nieces touched on their relationship with her. â€œEvery time I feel upset she makes me feel like a princess.
- Claire wins daily double damper
According to Claire Reynolds, the Golden Damper is the â€œcompetition everyone wants to winâ€ and she got the â€œdaily double ... In the Golden Damper performance poetry competition section there were two categories - Original and Established.
- Hilary Duff reads this poem when she has to spend a lot of time away from her son
The poem reads in part, â€œI donâ€™t expect you to remember or understand the many ways Iâ€™ve kept you alive or the life my love for you has made me liveâ€¦â€ This beautiful poem was given to me from the wonderful peter Herman who plays Charles on @ ...
- Mary Shelley â€“ Romantic Illusion, Passionate Poets & Society
The British Film Festival in Australia presented the film Mary Shelley recently, as part of its line-up of desirable stories to see. A script by Australian writer Emma Jensen ensured the film enjoyed support from the Australian and New South Wales governments.
- High school poetry group performs â€” on its own time
When the brochure for the â€œLouder Than a Bombâ€ Great Plains Youth Poetry Festival crossed Goedenâ€™s desk, she was intrigued. â€œI put it up on the board, talked to the students about the project and, amazingly, 10 students were interested,â€ Goeden said.
- 30 Guests in Tuscany for a Dream Destination Wedding
Our wedding day was even more emotional than I expected ... long weepy personal vows, three poetry readings, and a slightly less conventional â€œscience readingâ€ (Daniel was a biology major in college after all). At the end of the ceremony, Daniel ...
- Plotting Mother Earth's Death
Our eyes gleam when we see an opportunity to get ahead. Mankind often forgets that prosperity does not need to not come at the expense of our planet. Selfishness overtakes our souls as we plot the death of Mother Earth.
- Blink, poem by Maria Pascualy (ME, AT 17 Poetry and Prose Series)
NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: I like to write longhand in the morning in a cheap composition book. I do quick drafts then do some editing down. This particular piece speaks to who I was at 17 as I look back, rather than how I saw myself at that age.
- How This Journalist Is Surviving Mexicoâ€™s Drug Wars
My plan was to arrive in Nairobi and stay two months, since the World Social Forum was scheduled to be held there in ... that I discovered the similarity between the two professions. But it has been poetry that has saved me from losing my mind during ...
- Four Renowned Poets to Celebrate Fifty Years of Katonah Poetry Series
A collision of notable talents will take place on May 13, when KPS hosts a reading and panel discussion with a lineup that consists of established American poets who have read for the Series in the past. The participating poets include two-time US Poet ...
- Dancing With Death: a Poem About My Eating Disorder
Editorâ€™s note: If you live with an eating disorder, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting â€œNEDAâ€ to 741-741. I learned to dance at the age of 7. The discipline, the rituals, the pain, it ...
- JMRL to Celebrate 'Poem in Your Pocket Day' on April 20
Refreshments will be served, and the winners of the Adult Poetry Contest will be announced. Both events are sponsored by the Friends of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, with Writer House serving as a co-sponsor of the Adult Poetry Contest.
- Novelist and artist Jerry Kamstra gets appreciation for his â€˜literary outlawâ€™ life
â€œThere were poetry readings in coffeehouses, parties. It was fantastic. Every night, weâ€™d meet in Washington Square and say, â€˜Whereâ€™s the party tonight? North Beach? Sausalito? Berkeley? Letâ€™s get there!â€™â€ The whole scene is brought to life ...