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- Liberals engulfed by Victoria Libs preselection battle
But the battle is becoming increasingly bitter, with Mr Atkinsonâ€™s colourful past again coming to the fore with a series of his erotic poems penned in a book released in 1993 being circulated along some party channels ahead of the vote. Party delegates ...
- Skin is the New Canvas: A Poetry Revolution.
The body as a canvas came as a joke at first. After being asked, â€œHow are you going to get people to read your poetry, Jessica?â€ the most effective solution seemed to be to combine the poetry with something thatâ€™s really popular: porn. Soft-core porn ...
- After the kids are in bed: four poetry collections for parents
The good advice to parents is to cherish every moment, but these poems are a delight because, while they are affirming, they donâ€™t hesitate to admit that cherishing family often means cherishing boring chores and, for women, staring down and pushing back ...
- Newspaper Scientists Engineer Story That Will Make Everyone Self-Righteously Angry
Advertisement White Women: Weâ€™re trying to help out here and you keep preaching to us about being better allies. â€œHow do you know that Iâ€™m not reading black poetry?â€
- Remembering Poet Richard Wilbur, Who Fused His Effortless Skill With An Honest Complexity
And yet the poem holds up, because the chiaroscuro tone ... Hereâ€™s the witty opening of MoliÃ¨re's "The Misanthrope" â€” the two friends, Alceste (the depressive title character) and Philante, are (of course) arguing: These lines, for all their formality ...
- Maine poet wins international prize for poem about dementia
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) â€” A Maine poet's endearing piece about her husband's dementia has won an international poetry award. The Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2pF07pR) that Lee Sharkey was presented with the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize for ...
- A life lived in literary nuance
It shows that people still care for poetry especially in this country where we donâ€™t find the distinction between the horse, the mule and the ass,â€ he laughs. For the poet, thatâ€™s what his life has been all about: to find the beauty in nuance.
- Fairs & festivals: County fairs, Sugar Grove Corn Boil and more
Animal and 4-H exhibits, student art contest, music, beer garden ... Festival of live music, comedy, art, poetry and film. Free admission to the outdoor fest on the museum grounds; fee to enter museum galleries. elmhurstartmuseum.org.
- Justify the title of the poem, The Darkling Thrush.
In using the word "darkling" to describe the thrush, Keating is pulling out some antiquated English that illustrates the size of the bird, as well as its frailty and old age, which belies the beauty of its song.... a sense of hope in a cold, dark world.
- Convicted child rapist solicits funds to publish kids' book
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- David Stevens has a pretty public profile on Facebook. He recites his children's poems, sings self-written love songs and posts plenty of selfies. He's even created a GoFundMe page, seeking $1,500 to publish his children's books.
- Things Invisible: Poetry Prompt
So letâ€™s explore whatâ€™s hidden. Consider the qualities that make your rose unique in all the world. Think about the kind of things no one else notices but you; things invisible and beautiful. Share your poem with us in the comment section below.
- Poetry Helps Young Angeleno Cope With Deportation of Family Member
LOS ANGELES â€” Eleven-year-old Violeta Esquivel feels uncomfortable in President Donald Trump's America, especially after he announced the phasing out of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. A few months ago, she witnessed her ...
- Day 9: Tlotlo Tsamaase
To me, there is no question that this dark surrealismâ€“with its images of death, graves, and boneâ€“fits into the horror category. Her poem, â€œConstellations of Youâ€ is a haunting and challenging piece on racial identity and lack of self-love.
- Instagram poet Rupi Kaur opened up about writing about domestic violence
Itâ€™s one of our favorite poetry collections that makes us feel all the feels ... because youâ€™re tired all the time, and then youâ€™re sad all the time,â€ Kaur continued. â€œAnd youâ€™re like, â€œOkay, but why am I sad? Because I feel like x, y ...
- Poems of Resistance, Power & Resilience â€“ Monica Rico
As the incoming administration builds its agenda of attack on marginalized people, on freedom of speech, on the earth itself, poetry will continue to be an essential voice of resistance. Poets will speak out in solidarity, united against hatred, systemic ...