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- Edgewise poetry: from fire to water
â€˜Hey,â€™ Don says, â€˜black guy this.â€™â€ Particularly immersive in imagery ... Whether coddled by the fires of memory, or of late in the cooling cuddle of seawater, Tim Tomlinsonâ€™s poetry glides easy, easily, along the most subtle of perilous ...
- Hazleton Speaks event will feature music, poetry Fri.
Hazleton Speaks, a free music and poetry event, will be held Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sage Exchange, 11 E. Broad St., Hazleton. The all-age show â€” a part of Celebrate Hazleton â€” will be hosted by local artist Revi Ren and the cityâ€™s Poet ...
- Librarian who rejected Melaniaâ€™s book donationâ€”Dr. Seussâ€™s poems are steeped in racist stereotypes
The photo was taken at a special â€œGreen Eggs Breakfastâ€ in celebration of Theodor Seuss Geiselâ€™s birthday, and the only â€œclicheâ€ I see here is that tired old saw about left-wing hypocrisy.
- Poem of the Day: â€˜The Five Spotâ€™ by Billy Collins
In 2014â€™s â€œThe Joy of the Memorized Poem,â€ former Poet Laureate Billy Collins describes why poetry matters in contemporary life: Poetry privileges subjectivity. It foregrounds the interior life of the writer, who is trying to draw in a reader.
- Ernie Johnson delivers heart-wrenching poem at Craig Sagerâ€™s memorial
He then began an 8-minute poem that was at once revealing, touching and humorous. And it ended with this: â€œAnd so amid the tears and all the memories we cherish now, we say farewell to our friend Sags and make this humble vow: Thereâ€™s no way to gauge ...
- Springfield high school student wins state poetry recitation contest
SPRINGFIELD - A high school student from Springfield has been named Illinois' winner in the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. Springfield Area Arts Council officials say Mariah Brooks, from Southeast High School, was declared the winner during ...
- Gorakhpur Hospital Confirms Death of 60 Children Over Last 5 Days
Death Due to Lack of Oxygen Misleading ... You may even win a BOL t-shirt! Sing, write, perform, spew poetry â€“ whatever you like â€“ in your mother tongue. Send us your BOL at email@example.com or WhatsApp it to 9910181818.)
- Cornflake Girl By torrin a. greathouse
A Journal of Poetry, Polychrome Ink, Rabbit Catastrophe Review, The Thought Erotic, Emerge Literary Journal, & The Feminist Wire. torrinâ€™s work was nominated for the Pushcart Prize by Rust + Moth. When they are not writing or editing poetry, they are ...
- BOOK CORNER: Poetry highlights journey through grief and healing
... where she will be teaching people how to turn their publishing dreams into reality by starting their own publishing companies. â€œMoments in Time: Poetry of Grief and Healingâ€ is available for $9.95 on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and createnoise.org.
- Juan Felipe Herrera looking to return to poetry
The son of Mexican migrant farm workers, Herrera often combines Spanish and English in his poems, as he did in his most recent collection, â€œNotes on the Assemblage.â€ He has also written YA novels as well as short stories and childrenâ€™s books.
- Bards of Gurgaon flock together to give platform to amateur poetry - Times of India
Times of IndiaBards of Gurgaon flock together to give platform to amateur poetryTimes of IndiaBut what is the need of a poetry community when one can easily post their poems online? Nitin Kumar, a banker and a poet, and a resident of South City 2, says, "Poetry is a medium that needs to be recited. The likes and shares on social media are by ...and more »
- Fire, Fury, and all the Varieties of American Nihilism
If our very American tools of analysis could not prevent a very American ... One part Jefferson, one part Whitman, and three parts the sheer magnificent poetry of our geography itself. The tradition of Dickinson and King and Dorothy Day and Sacco and ...
- Mayfield Senior School Writers and Artists Win 41 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
They wrote from their hearts, explored what it means to be a teenager and delved into societal attitudes about children. Others took up their camera or paintbrush to capture a moment in time. For their excellence in poetry, storytelling and the visual arts ...
- Award-winning poet will read at SCC Visiting Writers Series
Her first book of poems, â€œThe Real Tin Flower,â€ was published when she ... Her intimate works center on topics such as self discovery, erotic fulfillment and the ups and downs of pregnancy and motherhood and have been praised for their strong imagery.
- Black man goes undercover in alt-right: thought-provoking, fascinating new Ted Talk
Perceptive and funny as well. "In an unmissable talk about race and politics ... Theo E.J. Wilson is a founding member of the Denver Slam Nuba team, who won the National Poetry Slam in 2011. He's also know as slam poet Lucifury. He began his speaking ...